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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


Andy Fanshawe Memorial Trust

Web: http://www.andyfanshawe.org/index.php

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified.

Summary:The Andy Fanshawe Trust gives grants to support programmes run by schools or youth groups, mostly within the UK. Projects must give disadvantaged young people the chance to develop existing interest in the great outdoors.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time by email.


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.


Architectural Heritage Fund

Web: http://www.ahfund.org.uk/grants.php

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:The Architectural Heritage Fund offers grants and low interest working capital loans for the restoration of UK listed buildings. Applications for assistance must be from registered charities and for buildings that are listed, scheduled or in a conservation area and of acknowledged historic merit. Projects must involve a change in ownership of a property or in its use.

Closing Date: 01 November 2017


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


B&Q Waste Donation Scheme (UK)

Web: http://www.diy.com/wastedonation

Award Amount: Donations of products

Summary:B&Q donate products and waste materials they have been unable to sell such as slightly damaged tins of paint, off-cuts of timber, odd rolls of wallpaper and end-of-range materials. Donated products should benefit the local community and the environment and can not be resold. Applications must be made directly to B&Q stores.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at 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


Biffa Award

Web: http://www.biffa-award.org

Award Amount: Small Grants £250-£10,000 for projects with a maximum total cost less than £30,000. Main Grants £10,000-£50,000 for projects with a maximum total cost less than £200,000.

Summary:Managed by the Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts (RSWT) , the Biffa Award offers Small and Main Grant Schemes to community and environmental projects across the UK, under four themes:-rebuilding biodiversity; community buildings; cultural facilities and recreation. The fund's money comes from landfill tax credits donated by Biffa Waste Services. To be eligible to apply your project must be based within 10 miles of a Biffa Operation and a licenced landfill site. For the Rebuilding Biodiversity theme the proximity to a Biffa Operation is extended to 25 miles. See website for details.

Closing Date: Applications may be sumbited at any time


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


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


Creative Scotland

Web: http://www.creativescotland.com/funding/funding-overview

Funding Title: Various programmes

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Creative Scotland is the national agency for the arts, screen and creative industries, distributing money from Scottish Government and the National Lottery through a range of Investment Programmes open to individual artists, practitioners and organisations. Their current programmes are divided according to activity rather than art form. See their website for details.

Closing Date: See individual programmes


Duveen Trust

Web: http://www.theduveentrust.org.uk/about/

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified

Summary:The Duveen Trust considers applications from registered UK charities aiming to develop individual initiative by young people and community projects specialising in the social education of young people. They will also consider grant assistance to individuals as long as those grants are administered by a registered charity.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


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.


Esmee Fairbairn Foundation - Main Fund

Web: http://esmeefairbairn.org.uk/apply-for-funding/guide-to-applying/select-your-fund/main-fund/

Funding Title: Main Fund

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified (rarely makes grants under £5,000).

Summary:The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation is one of the largest independent grant-makers in the UK. Their main aim is to improve quality of life by funding the charitable work of organisations that have the ideas and ability to achieve positive change. The majority of their funding is via their Main Fund supporting projects in the Arts; Education and Learning; Environment and Social Change. They often support work that might otherwise be considered difficult to fund.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Events Scotland- National Events Programme

Web: http://www.eventscotland.org/funding-and-resources/national-events-programme/

Award Amount: £4,000-£25,000

Summary:The National Funding Programme is aimed towards developing domestic tourism across Scotland. By supporting events which take place outside the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, EventScotland is also growing Scotland's wider events portfolio which forms the backbone of the events industry to boost tourism in Scotland.

Closing Date: 06 October 2017


First World War: Then and Now

Web: http://www.hlf.org.uk/HowToApply/programmes/Pages/FirstWorldWarThenandNow.aspx#.Uf-letKThc3

Award Amount: Various

Summary:First World War: then and now provides grants for communities to mark the Centenary of the First World War. The grants are aimed at helping people understand the First World War and its impact better. They are particularly interested in involving young people in marking the Centenary as important.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Forces in Mind Trust

Web: http://www.fim-trust.org/apply/

Summary:The aim of the Forces in Mind Trust is to promote the successful transition of Armed Forces personnel, and their families, into civilian life. Forces in Mind Trust core values are; Collaborative, not competitive empathetic with the Armed Forces,evidence driven, and evidence seeking Approachable, straightforward and efficient, intelligently bold, and bold initiatives to help armed personal making the transition to civilian life.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


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


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.


Grants for Improving Lives- Big Lottery Fund

Web: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/scotland/grants-for-improving-lives

Award Amount: £10,000-£1 million

Summary:Many people experience challenges at some point in their lives and Big Lottery want to support activity that helps them overcome these difficulties and become more resilient. Big Lottery want to fund activity that means people are better able to identify ways to take control over their lives and build resilience are able to shape the activities and services they use to better meet their needs have more access to support and opportunities to improve their lives.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Heritage Lottery Fund - First World War

Web: http://www.hlf.org.uk/looking-funding/our-grant-programmes/first-world-war-then-and-now

Funding Title: First World War: then and now

Award Amount: £3,000–£10,000

Summary:First World War: then and now provides grants of £3,000–£10,000 for community projects which explore, conserve and share the heritage of the First World War. You can apply at any time and the application form is really straightforward.

Closing Date: Applications can be submitted anytime


Heritage Lottery Fund - Start-up grants

Web: http://www.hlf.org.uk/looking-funding/our-grant-programmes/start-grants

Funding Title: Start-up Grants

Award Amount: £3,000–£10,000

Summary:Start-up Grants can help in the early stages of creating a new organisation to look after heritage or engage people with it. If your group isn't formally constituted yet, Start-up funding can help you put in place the governance structure that's right for you.

Closing Date: Applications can be submitted at any time


Idlewild Trust

Web: http://www.idlewildtrust.org.uk

Award Amount: Up to £5,000. The average grant is around £2,000.

Summary:The Idlewild Trust supports applications from UK registered charities, churches that are excepted Charities and some UK Publicly Exempt Charities. Projects must fall into at least one of the Trust's grant themes:- Arts Education (nurturing talent in young people under 16 years old); Museums, Galleries and Fine Arts (exhibitions, projects and capital works); Preservation and Conservation and Performing Arts.

Closing Date: 01 May 2018


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


Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust

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

Award Amount: Awards range from £1,000 to £10,000. Smaller awards considered at discretion of the Trustees. Contributions towards capital costs also considered.

Summary:This trust funds UK based animal welfare charities that benefit or protect animals; encourage the understanding of animals; relieve animals from suffering or conserve wild life (where the rescue, rehabilitation and release of animals is their main aim).

Closing Date: 15 January 2018


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


Marchig Animal Welfare Trust

Web: http://www.marchigtrust.org/grants.htm

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified

Summary:This trust works to protect animals and promote and encourage the prevention of animal cruelty and the relief of animal suffering. They fund charities that promote: alternative methods to animal experimentation and their practical implementation; encourage practical work in alleviating suffering and preventing cruelty to animals. For more information or to apply visit their website.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time.


Paths For All- Small Grants

Web: http://www.pathsforall.org.uk/pfa/support/health-walk-grants.html

Award Amount: up to £5,000

Summary:Paths for All are looking to invest in community projects which build local capacity, delivering a volunteer led solution to improve physical activity levels. They are keen to fund a range of work and welcome new and innovative approaches as well as tested models of delivery. The core aim of all successful applications is: ‘To significantly increase the number of people becoming active through walking.’

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


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


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


Scottish Churches Trust

Web: https://www.scotlandschurchestrust.org.uk/grants/apply-for-a-grant/

Award Amount: Variable.

Summary:The Scottish Churches Trust offers grants for the repair or restoration of the structure of church buildings in Scotland that are in use for public worship. They will also consider funding essential preservation work; conservation projects and summary conservation reports.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time. Trustees meet to discuss applications on a quarterly basis in January, May and September.


Screwfix Foundation

Web: http://www.screwfix.com/jsp/landing.jsp?id=ScrewfixFoundation

Award Amount: various

Summary:The Screwfix Foundation is a charity set up by trade retailers Screwfix. They have a clear purpose of raising funds to support projects that will fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities specifically for those in need. The Screwfix Foundation works with both national and local charities funding a variety of projects, from repairing buildings and improving facilities in deprived areas, to decorating the homes of people living with sickness or disability.

Closing Date: Applications can be submitted at any time


Short Breaks Fund

Web: http://www.sharedcarescotland.org.uk/short-breaks-fund-overview/

Summary:The Short Breaks Fund makes grants to third sector organisations to develop the choice and availability of short breaks so that carers and the people they care for feel better supported, less isolated and have some quality time away from their caring routines. The fund is managed by Shared Care Scotland on behalf of the Nation Carer Organisations. It contains two grant programmes, Creative Breaks and Better Breaks and a Learning Exchange.

Closing Date: various, see website


Social Investors - Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

Web: http://esmeefairbairn.org.uk/what-we-fund/social-investment

Funding Title: Finance Fund

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Social Investments are business loans available to third sector organisations provided by social investors. Unlike grants and donations, these are loans which organisations repay. The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation Finance Fund makes loans and other investments to charities and social enterprises in; the arts, education and learning, the environment and social change.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Tap Water Awards

Web: http://www.tapwater.org/grants

Award Amount: Between £300 and £5,000

Summary:Aim to help reduce the amount of plastic waste communities and the general public are generating. They will support schemes that significantly reduce the public’s reliance on disposable plastics.Schools, collages and universities can apply

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Anchor Foundation

Web: http://www.theanchorfoundation.org.uk/index.html

Award Amount: £500-£10,000

Summary:The Anchor foundation supports Christian charities concerned with social inclusion, particularly through ministries and the arts. Applications are considered twice a year in April and November; the deadlines are 31 January and 31 July each year. They will consider applications for capital or revenue, and projects abroad.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted twice a year - next deadline is 31st January 2017


The Baird Trust

Web: http://www.bairdtrust.org.uk

Award Amount: not specified

Summary:The Baird Trust assists the funds and schemes of the church in Scotland, and in particular the work of home mission, church extension, religious education and the support of active and retired ministers and their families. They will consider applications for repairs and upgrades to church buildings as well as new builds for churches and church halls.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Barrack Charitable Trust

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

Award Amount: £500-£5,000

Summary:The Barrack Charitable Trust was established to assist organisations to cope with the decrease in charitable donations for specific projects by businesses and individuals due to the economic climate faced at the time. They support education, Christian work, citizenship, community development and regeneration, arts, heritage and science as well as recreational facilities and prevention and relief of poverty. The beneficial area is United Kingdom-wide, but preference is given to organisations in Scotland. Grants are normally made only to a recognised charities.

Closing Date: 31 October 2017


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 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 Society of Antiquaries of London

Web: https://www.sal.org.uk/grants/morris-fund-conservation-grants/

Funding Title: William and Jane Morris Fund

Award Amount: £500-£3,000

Summary:The William and Jane Morris Fund offers assistance to churches, chapels and other places of worship in the United Kingdom for the conservation of decorative architectural features that date prior to 1896. Grants towards major structural repairs and fabric maintenance are not included.

Closing Date: 31 March 2018


The Triangle Trust

Web: http://www.triangletrust.org.uk/what-we-fund

Award Amount: Grants are available for up to £40,000 or 50% of the organisation’s current annual income, whichever is lowest, per year for 3 years.

Summary:The triangle Trust offer funding for specialist community and voluntary organisations working with carers or the rehabilitation of offenders or ex-offenders within the UK. The Triangle Trust particularly favour applications that would develop sustainable income sources, so that when the grant comes to end your organisation’s income will not be reduced.

Closing Date: See website for more details


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


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


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