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Funder results for category "Health and Welfare":

A B Charitable Trust (ABCT)

Web: http://abcharitabletrust.org.uk/

Award Amount: Usually between £5,000-£7,500

Summary:The A B Charitable Trust (ABCT) supports charities that promote and defend human rights and individual dignity. In particular they support charities that work with vulnerable, marginalised and excluded people in society. They perticularly support refugees and asylum seekers prisoners and penal reform human rights.

Closing Date: Applications submitted at any time


Allen Lane Foundation

Web: http://allenlane.org.uk/index.php/our-grants/

Award Amount: One-off grants between £500 and £15,000. Some awards can be for more than one year (up to three years) in which case amounts will vary from about £500 per annum to £5,000 per annum.

Summary:The Allan Lane Foundation offers grant assistance to small organisations delivering projects that will make a lasting difference to people’s lives and be aimed at reducing isolation, stigma and discrimination. In particular they like to support projects which encourage or enable unpopular groups to share in the life of the whole local community.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted any time


Archer Trust

Web: http://www.archertrust.org.uk

Award Amount: £250 - £3000

Summary:The Archer Trust offers grants to small UK charities that make good use of volunteers to support or aid a defined group of needy or deserving people. UK and overseas projects will be considered. Applications by post to the Secretary.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time. Trustees meet twice a year usually in March and September.


ASDA Foundation

Web: http://your.asda.com/asda-foundation/how-to-apply

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:The Asda Foundation offers grant assistance to a limited number of requests received direct from registered charities and local community groups each year. They usually respond to requests that have the direct support and involvement from ASDA store staff on a local basis. You are advised to contact your local ASDA Store or Depot to disuss your project and assess likely support.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Awards for All Scotland - Big Lottery Fund

Web: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/scotland/awards-for-all-scotland

Award Amount: £500 to £10,000

Summary:Awards for All Scotland offers small grants to encourage participation in art, sport and community activities and projects promoting education, the environment and health in the local community. A range of organisations can apply but priority is given to smaller voluntary and community groups in Scotland with an annual income of £100,000 or less. Awards for All grants must be spent within one year of receipt.

Closing Date: Applications can be submitted any time


Barcapel Foundation

Web: http://www.barcapelfoundation.org

Award Amount: Up to £100,000

Summary:Barcapel Foundation's main priorities are Health, Heritage and Youth. They only fund registered charities and predominantly those working in Scotland.

Closing Date: Applications can be submitted at any time


BBC Children in Need

Web: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1N4ddmFHns8VPKjyp3PMYwn/apply-for-a-grant

Funding Title: Small and Main Grants Programmes

Award Amount: Small Grants of £10,000 or less per year for up to three years. Main Grants over £10,000 per year for up to three years.

Summary:Under their small and main grants programmes, the BBC Children in Need funds applications from charities and not-for-profit organisations supporting children and young people ( 18 years and under) who are experiencing disadvantage through illness, distress, abuse or neglect; disability; behavioural or psychological difficulties or who are living in poverty or situations of deprivation. Check funders website for details of both the Small and Main Grants programmes. Also run an Emergency Essentials programme administered by ButtleUK.

Closing Date: Each programme has seperate deadlines - see website for details


Birkdale Trust for Hearing Impaired

Web: http://www.grantsforthedeaf.co.uk

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Birkdale Trust for Hearing Impaired gives grants to organisations that provide help for deaf people and to UK resident individuals up to 25 years old who have a hearing impairment.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time



Web: http://www.buttleuk.org/pages/-children-in-need-48.html

Funding Title: BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials Programme and ButtleUK Small Grants

Award Amount: Not specified

Summary:Buttle UK runs the BBC Children In Need’s Emergency Essentials Programme. ButtleUK Small Grants programme offers financial assistance for children and young people experiencing a wide range of issues such as illness, disabilities, behavioural and psychological problems or for social issues surrounding their family life. All applications MUST be made through a statutory agency or voluntary organisation that is capable of assessing the needs of the young person, and that can also administer a grant on behalf of ButtleUK.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Cash for Kids

Web: http://www.cashforkids.uk.com/

Award Amount: various depending on location

Summary:Cash For Kids raises millions of pounds each year and awards grants to help disabled and disadvantaged children up to the age of 18 who are suffering from abuse or neglect, who are disabled or who simply need extra care and guidance. Grants are also given to children's charities and organisations to help them undertake projects and new initiatives or to ensure that much needed services can continue to provide essential care and support.

Closing Date: regional deadlines apply


Charles Hayward Foundation

Web: http://www.charleshaywardfoundation.org.uk

Award Amount: Typically £1,000 to £20,000 for project funding up to 3 years. Small grants up to £5,000 to organisations with a turnover under £250,000 per annum.

Summary:The Charles Hayward Foundation offers grants to registered UK charities under the following categories:- Heritage and Conservation; Criminal Justice; Older People and Overseas. They predominantly offer capital funding and prefer to fund projects that are developmental or innovative.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Clore Duffield Foundation

Web: http://www.cloreduffield.org.uk/main-grants

Funding Title: Main Grants Programme

Award Amount: The Main Grants Programme offers grants from below £5,000 to in excess of £1 million.

Summary:The Clore Duffield Foundation Main Grants Programme directs support to registered charities in the cultural sector, and in particular to cultural learning, museums, galleries, heritage and performing arts learning spaces. They will occassionally consider projects from health and social care sectors.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Comic Relief

Web: http://www.comicrelief.com/grants

Funding Title: Various programmes

Award Amount: See individual programme

Summary:Comic Relief aim to bring positive and lasting change in the lives of poor and disadvantaged people,through investing in work that addresses people’s immediate needs as well as tackling the root causes of poverty and injustice. They run different programmes so see funders website for more details.

Closing Date: various- see funders website


Community Choices Fund

Web: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/People/engage/CommunityChoicesFund

Award Amount: up to £100,000

Summary:£1.5 million of the Community Choices Fund is now open for applications in two categories of £750,000 each. Category one is open to Public Authorities which includes Local Authorities and other Public Bodies. Category two is open to Community Organisations and Community Councils. The fund will support PB activity which will significantly expand opportunities for more local people to make decisions on local spending priorities and contribute to local democracy.

Closing Date: 29 July 2016


Esmee Fairbairn Foundation - Food Strand

Web: http://esmeefairbairn.org.uk/what-we-fund/sectors/food

Funding Title: Food Strand

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation's Food Strand supports work that demonstrates the important role food plays in wellbeing and that connects people to the food that they eat. As part of this primary aim the Strand seeks to bring about more sustainable food production and consumption policies and practices. Check funders website for eligibility and exclusions.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time.


Fair Food Transformation Fund

Web: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/People/fairerscotland/tacklingpovertyinscotland/food-poverty

Summary:The Scottish Government invites applications for the Fair Food Transformation Fund. The fund is part of our £1 million-a-year Fair Food Fund, which supports more dignified responses to food poverty.

Closing Date: 18 July 2016


Foundation Scotland

Web: http://www.foundationscotland.org.uk/grants-and-funding-for-organisations.aspx

Funding Title: Various Programmes

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Foundation Scotland (formerly the Scottish Community Foundation)offers a wide range of funding options, made up of money from different funds that they distribute on behalf of companies, individuals, charitable trusts and community benefit funds.

Closing Date: Check funders website for details


Gardening for Disabled Trust

Web: http://gardeningfordisabledtrust.org.uk/the-trust/apply-for-a-grant/

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified

Summary:The Gardening for Disabled Trust offers grants to UK individuals to help them continue to garden, despite disability or advancing illness. Open to individuals of all ages - it is their love of gardening that counts! Applicants are required to join the Trust as a member and to include a letter of reference from a qualified health worker with their application.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time. The committee meet once a month.


Garfield Weston Foundation

Web: http://www.garfieldweston.org

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:The Garfield Weston Foundation supports the work of a wide range of UK registered charities and some charity exempt organisations such as churches, hospitals, educational establishments and housing corporations. Whilst the Foundation has no set priority interests, recent awards have supported projects in the Arts, Community, Education, Welfare, Medical, Religion, Youth and Environment. Will consider both capital and revenue costs. Check funders website for eligiblity exclusions.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted any time. Allow approximately 4 months for the application process.


Hedley Foundation

Web: http://www.hedleyfoundation.org.uk

Award Amount: Grants usually up to a maximum of £5,000 (with the average around £3,000).

Summary:The Hedley Foundation assists and encourages development and change by offering grants to registered UK charities for one-off projects or capital costs. They seek to support the education, recreation, training, health and welfare of young people and the provision of specialist equipment and support for carers of disabled or terminally ill people.

Closing Date: Trustees meet to consider applications in May, July, September and November 2015


Investing in Ideas - Big Lottery Fund

Web: http://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/scotland/investing-in-ideas

Award Amount: £500 to £10,000

Summary:Investing in Ideas awards grants of £500 to £10,000 to test and develop ideas that could eventually become fully-fledged projects or lead to improved service delivery. Investing in Ideas could pay for the things that can turn your basic idea into a well-planned project.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


James Tudor Foundation

Web: http://www.jamestudor.org.uk/

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified

Summary:The James Tudor Foundation offers grants to assist small UK charities with palliative care, medical research, health education and the direct relief of sickness. Help with running costs will be considered. They also offer assistance to health-based projects overseas.Grants are usually for one year.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Kelly Family Charitable Trust

Web: http://kfct.org/index.html

Award Amount: Variable. Grants will generally be in the range of £1000 - £5000, but Trustees will consider requests for higher amounts.

Summary:The Kelly Family Charitable Trust supports charities whose activities support families. Applications are also welcomed from sports and health-related charities whose activities comply with the funders criteria.

Closing Date: applications must be submitted by 01 March or 01 September to be considered at the subsequent meeting


Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland- Henry Duncan Awards

Web: https://www.ltsbfoundationforscotland.org.uk/grant-programmes/henry-duncan-awards/

Funding Title: Henry Duncan Awards

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland supports charities focused on improving the quality of life for people who are disadvantaged or at risk of becoming disadvantaged. As well as the small grants Henry Duncan Awards, they run a Partnership Drugs Initiative and offer Capacity Building Support.

Closing Date: 25 September 2017


R S Macdonald Charitable Trust-Large Grants

Web: http://www.rsmacdonald.com/our-grants/

Award Amount: Average awards in the region of £20,000. Maximum grants £40,000.

Summary:The RS Macdonald Charitable Trust offers grant assistance to charitable organisations for the care and welfare of people with neurological conditions; visual impairement; child welfare and animal welfare. Grants may be for capital or revenue costs and may be for more than 1 year (up to 3 years.

Closing Date: depends on theme


Rozelle Trust

Web: http://www.rozelletrust.org

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum grant specified.

Summary:The Rozelle Trust aims to help registered UK charities whose activities are primarily based in Scotland, or overseas in developing countries. Their grant priorities are:- Children and young people; People living in poverty (particularly self-sustaining work) and People with disabilities. Their preference is to support work at grass root, local community level.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at anytime


Santander Foundation- Discovery Grants

Web: http://www.santanderfoundation.org.uk/community-plus.aspx

Funding Title: Community Plus

Award Amount: up to £5,000

Summary:Designed to be quick and easy to use, nominations can be made by charities as well as Santander customers and staff. To apply or nominate visit any Santander branch. The funder does specify the grant needs to be something specific, directly help disadvantaged people in your local area and grants will only be paid to a UK registered charity. For further details visit the funders website. There are no closing dates and entries will be regularly considered by a panel of staff drawn from across the region.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Scotmid Co-operative Community Grants

Web: http://www.scotmid.coop/community-and-charity/supporting-local-communities/scotmid-community-grant/

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Scotmid Co-operative's Community Grant scheme gives support to local communities served by Scotmid and Semichem stores. They will consider applications from community groups and charities supporting projects in any of the following categories: children and education; health; fairtrade; homelessness and poverty; arts and culture; the environment; elderly people and active lifestyles.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Tampon Tax Fund

Web: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/tampon-tax-fund-opens-for-new-bids

Funding Title: Tampon Tax Fund

Award Amount: £45,000

Summary:The fund is inviting charitable, benevolent and philanthropic organisations across the UK to bid into one or two categories. They are particularly interested in funding projects to support women and girls affected by violence. There is also a general programme to support work to improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls.

Closing Date: 27 January 2017


The Bill McLaren Foundation

Web: http://www.billmclarenfoundation.co.uk/

Award Amount: £500-£5,000

Summary:The Bill McLaren Foundation aims to support individuals and organisations to actively promote and develop rugby union and its values. It will also support opportunities for young people in other sports.

Closing Date: applications are accepted at any time


The Florence Nightingale Aid in Sickness Trust

Web: http://www.fnaist.org.uk/

Summary:The Florence Nightingale Aid in Sickness Trust provides grants to help people in need who are ill, convalescent or disabled. These are used to provide medical and household aids that make a huge difference to people's ability to manage at home and live as independently as possible. The Trust can also help with respite care.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Henry Smith Charity

Web: http://www.henrysmithcharity.org.uk/grant-programmes.html

Funding Title: Main Grants Programme

Award Amount: Minimum £10,000

Summary:The Henry Smith Charity Main Grants Programme offers assistance to community groups working to help people facing social and/or economic disadvantages and the problems associated with areas of high deprivation. Both capital and revenue costs are eligible.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Lord's Taverners

Web: http://www.lordstaverners.org/charity/support-and-funding/special-needs.htm

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:The Lord's Taverners Disability Sports Programme offers support for sporting and recreational activities for young people (under 25 years)with disabilities and special needs:- supplying specially adapted minibuses and sports wheelchairs and providing play, sports and sensory equipment. They also run a Cricket grants programme offering specially-adapted forms of cricket and cricket equipment to engage with young people and a Minibus Programme offering specially-adapted, wheelchair-accessible minibuses to schools, clubs and youth organisations across the UK.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time and are considered at quarterly Trustee meetings.


The Monument Trust

Web: http://www.sfct.org.uk/monument.html

Award Amount: Amount unspecified

Summary:The Monument Trust offers grant assistance to UK registered charities for projects under the following priorities:- Health and Community Care, Arts and Heritage and Criminal Justice. The Monument Trust is one of the Sainsbury Charitable Trusts.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Pilgrim Trust

Web: http://www.thepilgrimtrust.org.uk/grants/apply-for-a-grant/

Award Amount: Variable. Small grants scheme - under £5,000. Main grants scheme - over £5,000 (usually up to a maximum of £15,000 a year).

Summary:The Pilgrim Trust offers assistance to charitable organisations operating in heritage and social welfare in the UK. Their funding priorities are Preservation and Scholarship, woman and children and Social Welfare. Grant awards can be for up to three years.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time. Grant meetings held quarterly.


The Robertson Trust

Web: http://www.therobertsontrust.org.uk

Award Amount: No maximum or minimum grant amount - usually between £500 - £100,000. Average grant £10,000 per annum. For capital projects awards maximum 10% of total capital costs.

Summary:The Robertson Trust offers grant assistance to registered UK charities under four main priority areas:- Care,health, education & training community arts, community sport, alcohol misuse and criminal justice.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time. Trustees meet six times a year.


The RS Macdonald Chartable Trust-Small Grants

Web: http://www.rsmacdonald.com/our-grants/themes/

Award Amount: up to £10,000

Summary:The RS Macdonald Charitable Trust Small Grants will consider applications relating to child welfare, visual impairment, neurological conditions,animal welfare and medical research.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Stafford Trust

Web: http://www.staffordtrust.org.uk/apply-for-a-grant/

Award Amount: £500-£5,000

Summary:The Stafford Trust funds adult welfare, overseas appeals, local community projects, sea rescue, HM services personal, children and youth, medical research and animal welfare. See funders website for more details.

Closing Date: 31 Decemeber 2017


The Steel Charitable Trust

Web: http://www.steelcharitabletrust.org.uk/grant_policy.htm

Award Amount: Between £1,000 and £25,000

Summary:The Steel Charitable Trust is a grant-making trust supporting general charitable purposes.Grants are made primarily to registered charities in the UK within the following funding areas: Arts and Culture, Education, Environment, Disadvantaged and Health. The Trustees generally meet in February, May, August and November.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Theodore Salvesen Memorial Trust

Web: http://www.tsmtrust.com/

Funding Title: The Theodore Salvesen Memorial Trust

Summary:Funds the promotion of the welfare, dignity and efficiency of members and intending members of the British Merchant Navy. The Trustees give grants where financial hardship/difficulty is experienced Grants to individuals tend to range from a few hundred to a thousand pounds and charitable donations tend to exceed this. In the last financial year the Trust gave just under £30,000, which supported sixteen individuals who studied for a career in the merchant navy and three charities that offer assistance to retired members of the British Merchant Navy.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at anytime


The Weir Charitable Trust

Web: http://weircharitabletrust.com/

Award Amount: up to £50,000

Summary:The Weir Charitable Trust aims to support community groups and small charities to provide services to help the community. The Trust will consider funding specific activities and services in sport, recreational facilities, animal welfare, health and cultural projects and to improve the quality of life for people, either through a particular field of expertise or via a local community.

Closing Date: 31 August 2017


The Wolfson Foundation

Web: http://www.wolfson.org.uk/funding/

Funding Title: Various programmes

Award Amount: Various

Summary:The Wolfson Foundation’s emphasis is on supporting and promoting excellence. The large majority of funding is allocated for capital infrastructure such as new build, refurbishment or equipment. Almost all of their open programmes are solely for capital projects. They do, however, also have a number of carefully targeted programmes funding individuals through academic awards as well as scholarship or bursary programmes. See funders website for further details on individual programmes.

Closing Date: Application may be sumbitted at any time


Thomas Wall Trust

Web: http://www.thomaswalltrust.org.uk

Award Amount: Up to £1000

Summary:Trustees will consider grants to small charities active in serving the social and/or educational needs of their communities. The Trustees also welcome applications from individuals who want to break through the barriers in their lives and life chances by pursuing technical or skill-based training which will improve their prospects of finding paid work.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time. Trustees meet twice a year. Check funders website.


True Colours Trust

Web: http://www.truecolourstrust.org.uk/small-grants-uk/

Funding Title: Small Grants Programme - UK

Award Amount: up to £10,000

Summary:The True Colours Trust offers a small grants programme to help smaller UK charities and organisations to develop and deliver programmes for children, their siblings and families in the UK or Africa. Grants are usually one-off contributions rather than multi-year grants for on-going revenue costs. The True Colours Trust is part of The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts (SFCT).

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Web: http://www.trusthousecharitablefoundation.org.uk/

Funding Title: Various programmes

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Trusthouse Charitable Foundation offers a range of grants to support UK charities working to address issues in rural communities and/or areas of urban deprivation. These will include projects in Community Support; Arts, Education and Heritage; Disability and Health Care. They will fund both revenue and capital costs. They also have a small budget for UK charities which are working on projects in developing countries.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Tudor Trust

Web: http://tudortrust.org.uk/what-we-do/about-our-grants/

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified

Summary:The Tudor Trust offers funding to small, community-led organisations which work directly with people who are at the margins of society; organisations which support positive changes in people’s lives and in their communities.  Grants can take the form of core funding for revenue costs including salaries, development funding, project grants or capital grants for buildings or equipment. Most grants are made over 1-3 years.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Volant Charitable Trust

Web: http://www.volanttrust.com/

Award Amount: Up to £10,000

Summary:Set up by the author J K Rowling, the Volant Charitable Trust will currently consider projects that research into the causes, treatment and possible cures of Multiple Sclerosis and those that alleviate social deprivation, with a particular emphasis on women’s and children’s issues.Applications should be made to the Scottish Community Foundation (appointed agent for the Volant Trust).

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


W.G. Edwards Charitable Foundation

Web: http://www.wgedwardscharitablefoundation.org.uk

Award Amount: Between £1,000-£5,000

Summary:The WG Edward Charitable Foundation offers grant assistance to registered charities to help with the provision of care for older people. They principally fund capital projects but will also consider assistance to innovative schemes offering ongoing care for the elderly. Application by letter.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time. Trustees meet four times a year.


Welcome Trust

Web: http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Public-engagement/Funding-schemes/index.htm

Award Amount: various funds available

Summary:Public Engagement funding schemes. Wellcome offer up to £10 million per year to support projects that investigate biomedical science and its social contexts. Projects can consider the social, cultural, ethical and historical issues related to biomedical science. There are various funds available varying from science to art or films on the theme of biomedical science.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at anytime


Worshipful Company of Weavers

Web: http://www.weavers.org.uk/charitable-grants

Award Amount: Maximium £15,000

Summary:The Worshipful Company of Weavers' Benevolent Fund supports small community groups and charities working with disadvantaged young people (15-30); offenders or ex-offenders. Some core funding costs may be considered but they prefer to fund short term projects.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time.


Young Start - Big Lottery Fund

Web: http://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/scotland/young-start

Award Amount: Between £10,000 and £50,000

Summary:The Big Lottery Young Start programme in Scotland distributes money from dormant bank accounts. It aims to create opportunities for children and young people aged between 8 and 24 years old to be confident, healthy, connected and enterprising. Grants may cover up to 100% of project and can be against both capital and revenue expenditure.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time. Allow up to 8 weeks for the application process.


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