2016, March: Charitable Funding Opportunities For Your Group or Organisation




Funding E-Bulletin




March 2016


Voluntary and Community Action



Welcome to the March 2016 issue of the Funding E-Bulletin from Voluntary and Community Action.

ACT Foundation

ACT provides grants to individuals and other charities, with the aim of enhancing the quality of life for people in need, (specifically the mentally and physically disabled).

Applications can be submitted at any time. The Grants Manager, The ACT Foundation (ACT), 61 Thames Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1QW, Tel: 01753 753900
E-mail: info@theactfoundation.co.uk  Website: http://www.theactfoundation.co.uk/

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation

Funding is available to not-for-profit organisations, including charities, companies and community trusts, for projects in the areas of culture and the arts that make a real and ongoing difference to people's lives in the UK.

Applications can be made at any time. The Foundation aims to provide a decision within five to eight months.

Sarah Miller, The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, Sydmonton Court Estate, Burghclere, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 9NJ, Tel: 01635 278 594, E-mail: sarah@andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com
Website: http://www.andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/

ASDA Foundation

The ASDA Foundation assists charities, people and projects within the UK that require financial assistance. The Foundation can only support a limited number of requests that have the direct support and involvement from ASDA colleagues. ASDA colleagues will support many local charities, local community groups, schools, playgroups, community centres and football teams. Applications may be made at any time.

Enquiries, ASDA, Asda House, Southbank, Great Wilson Street, Leeds, LS11 5AD
Website: http://your.asda.com/

John Coldman Charitable Trust

The scheme is intended to support local and other projects giving particular consideration to those involved with young people, the underprivileged and communities in need as well as medical research. Previous grants have been for between £250 and £20,000.


The application process is ongoing and interested applicants may apply at any time. Applications must be made in writing.


Enquiries, John Coldman Charitable Trust, Lockskinners Farmhouse, Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7NA, E-Mail: johncoldman@benfieldpartners.com


Lennox and Wyfold Foundation

Grants are available to registered charities in support of a variety of charitable causes. No fixed grants value although most grants are between £5,000 and £10,000 for project costs. Applications may be submitted at any time and are considered twice a year by the Trustees.

Martin Betts, Lennox and Wyfold Foundation, RF Trustee Co. Limited, 15 Suffolk Street, London, SW1Y 4HG

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

Grants are available to charities for a range of projects. The project area changes each year. The Trust operates a three-year rotation of categories for applications. 2016: Children and Young People. There are two deadlines per year: 1 June and 1 November and grants are between £1,000 and £3,000 for project costs.

Karen Frank, Administrator, The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust, PO Box 124, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 7YN, E-mail: admin@austin-hope-pilkington.org.uk
Website: http://www.austin-hope-pilkington.org.uk/

Boost Charitable Trust

Grants are available to organisations helping disabled and disadvantaged individuals participate in sport. Grants of £500 are available for project costs and applications can be made at any time.

Lucy Till, Building On Overlooked Sporting Talent (BOOST) Charitable Trust, 5 St Bride Street, London, EC4A 4AS, Tel: 020 7078 1955, E-mail: lucy.till@boostct.org
Website: http://www.boostct.org/index.htm


Charles Hayward Foundation

The Foundation makes grants to charities under the following categories: Heritage and Conservation; Criminal Justice; Older People; Overseas; Youth at Risk (not currently accepting unsolicited applications). Small grants up to £7,000 and main grants up to £25,000 and applications may be submitted at any time.

Dorothy Napierala, Foundation Administrator, Charles Hayward Foundation, Hayward House, 45 Harrington Gardens, London, SW7 4JU, Tel: 020 7370 7063
Website: http://www.charleshaywardfoundation.org.uk/default.htm

Clore Duffield Foundation

Grants are available to registered charities in support of the cultural sector. Support is also occasionally available to the health and social care sectors. Grants range from less than £5,000 to over £1 million and applications may be submitted at any time.

Enquiries, Clore Duffield Foundation, Studio 3, Chelsea Manor Studios, Flood Street
London, SW3 5SR, Tel: 0207 351 6061, E-mail: info@cloreduffield.org.uk
Website: http://www.cloreduffield.org.uk/index.php

D'Oyly Carte Charitable Trust

Grants to charities in support of causes connected with the arts, medical welfare and the environment.  In particular, bursaries for arts education establishments, promotion of access, education and excellence in the arts, hospice care, autism, the deafblind, respite care and care for carers, preservation of the countryside and heritage conservation. Grants ranging from £1,000 to £50,000 are available and special consideration is given to lesser known charities.

Mrs Jane Thorne, The Secretary, The D'Oyly Carte Charitable Trust, 1 Savoy Hill
London, WC2R 0BP, Tel: (020) 7420 2600

Drapers' Charitable Fund

Grant for charities to help improve the quality of life for people and their communities by targeting the disadvantaged and socially excluded, through grants in the fields of education and relief of need. Grants awarded are normally for sums under £10,000.

Charities Administrator, Drapers' Company, Drapers' Hall, Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DQ, Tel: 020 7588 5001, E-mail: mail@thedrapers.co.uk, Website: http://www.thedrapers.co.uk/


Hilden Charitable Fund - Summer Playschemes

Grants are available to voluntary and community groups in the UK to help run summer play schemes for the benefit of disadvantaged children. Grants of between £500 and £1,500 are available for project costs of Organisations must have an income of less than £150,000 The 2016 deadline: Friday May 20th 2016.

Applicants must send a copy of their most recent annual report and accounts which must include details of your Trustee Board/Management Committee.

The Hilden Charitable Fund, 34 North End Road, London W14 0SH Tel/Fax: 0207 603 1525, Email: hildencharity@hotmail.com  Website: http://www.hildencharitablefund.org.uk/


Peter Harrison Foundation

Grants are available to charities within the UK running projects in the field of sport that support sporting activities and provide opportunities for people who are disabled or otherwise disadvantaged to fulfil their potential and develop personal and life skills. Applications may be made at any time.

Enquiries, Peter Harrison Foundation, Foundation House, 42-48 London Road, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 9QQ, Tel: 01737 228000, E-mail: enquires@peterharrisonfoundation.org, Website: http://www.peterharrisonfoundation.org


Phillips and Rubens Charitable Trust

The Phillips and Rubens Charitable Trust offers grants to charitable organisations.

The funding is intended to support organisations undertaking charitable projects, including the following areas:

·         Medical purposes.

·         Education.

·         The disabled.

·         The elderly.

·         Relieving poverty.

·         Sheltered accommodation.

·         The arts.

Mr Michael Phillips, Phillips and Rubens Charitable Trust, 67-69 George Street, London, W1U 8L, E-Mail: psphillips@aol.com


Portrack Charitable Trust

The Portrack Charitable Trust offers funding to charitable organisations who are undertaking charitable activities. Grants are generally made for up to £2,000.

Administrator, Portrack Charitable Trust, E-Mail: portrackcharitabletrust@gmail.com

The Rank Foundation

Grants for

charities in the UK for developing leadership amongst young people, work with the elderly, the disabled and with young people, and the promotion of Christian principles. Small Appeals grants of up to £7,500 and applications to the Small Appeals programme may be made at any time.

Rosamond McNulty, The Rank Foundation, 12 Warwick Square, London, SW1V 2AA, Tel: 020 7834 7731, E-mail: rosamond.mcnulty@rankfoundation.co.uk
Website: http://www.rankfoundation.com/

Rayne Foundation

Grants are available to charities in the UK in support of work of national importance which helps society's most vulnerable or disadvantaged individuals, especially children, young people and the elderly. Areas of interest include arts, education, health/medicine and social welfare and development. Applications may be submitted at any time.

Morin Carew, Grants Administrator, Rayne Foundation, 100 George Street, London, W1U 8NU, Tel: 020 7487 9656, E-mail: info@raynefoundation.org.uk
Website: http://www.raynefoundation.org.uk/Default.aspx

Rowing Foundation

Grants to support rowing in Britain with preference shown to encouraging participation in rowing by the young or disabled through the provision of equipment. The Foundation's preference is to make grants of between £500 and £2,000.

Pauline Churcher, Rowing Foundation, 2 Roehampton Close, London, SW15 5LU, Tel: 020 8878 3723, E-mail: applications@therowingfoundation.org.uk
Website: http://www.therowingfoundation.org.uk/index.php

RJ and AH Daniels Charitable Trust

The RJ and AH Daniels Charitable Trust offers grants to charitable organisations to support general charitable purposes.


Previous grants have been for between £2,000 and £4,000. The application process is ongoing and interested applicants may apply at any time.


Trust Officer, RJ and AH Daniels Charitable Trust, c/o Kleinwort Benson Trustees, 14 St George Street, London, W1S 1FE

The Ruth and Stuart Lipton Charitable Trust

Grants are provided and administered by the Ruth and Stuart Lipton Charitable Trust and is available for voluntary and community organisations to support general charitable activities.

Previous grants have been for between £50 and £12,500. The application process is ongoing and interested applicants may apply at any time.

Enquiries, Ruth and Stuart Lipton Charitable Trust, Lewis Golden & Co, 40 Queen Anne Street, London, W1G 9EL, Tel: 020 7580 7313, E-Mail: Charity@LewisGolden.com


Simone Prendergast Charitable Trust

Grants for general charitable activities to support organisations undertaking charitable projects.

Previous grants have been for up to £3,000. Contact the Simone Prendergast Charitable Trust for further information.

Oliver Watson, Simone Prendergast Charitable Trust, Dixon Wilson, 22 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1LS, Tel: 020 76808100, E-Mail: oliverwatson@dixonwilson.co.uk

Swire Charitable Trust

Grant for voluntary and community organisations undertaking general charitable activities, supporting general charitable purposes.

Mr MJB. Todhunter, Swire Charitable Trust, Swire House, 59 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AJ, Tel: 0207 834 7717

W.G. Edwards Charitable Foundation

Grants are available to registered charities providing care for older people. The average grant size is £5,000 and funding is mainly available for capital projects, although innovative schemes for ongoing care are also considered. The application process is ongoing and interested applicants may apply at any time. The Trustees meet in January, April, July and November each year.

Mrs Janet Brown, Clerk to the Trustees, W.G. Edwards Charitable Foundation, c/o 123A Station Road East, Oxted, Surrey, RH8 0QE, Tel: 01883 714412, E-mail: janetbrown@wgedwardscharitablefoundation.org.uk
Website: http://www.wgedwardscharitablefoundation.org.uk/

The Woodcock Charitable Trust

Grant for charitable organisations in England and Wales for general charitable purposes. The grant is intended to support groups that work in the following areas:

·         Children's projects.

·         Sport.

·         General welfare.

Grants made do not usually exceed £5,000 and applications must be made in writing.

Lucy Gibson, The Woodcock Charitable Trust, Harcus Sinclair, 3 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3AA, Tel: 020 7242 9700, E-Mail: mellytuk@yahoo.co.uk

The Xerox (UK) Trust Grant

The Xerox (UK) Trust offers grants to voluntary and community organisations.

Funding is intended to support medium sized charitable organisations undertaking charitable projects, including those in the following areas:

·         Education and training.

·         Medical, health and sickness.

·         Disability.

·         Arts and culture.

·         Sport and recreation.

·         Animals.

·         Economic, community, development and employment.

Priority is given to charities with strong links to Xerox (UK) Limited employees. Applications are to be made by sending a letter to the Trust providing details of the charity that is applying and the project for which it is seeking funding.

Cheryl Walsh, The Xerox (UK) Trust Grant, Bridge House, Oxford Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1HS, Tel: 01895 251133

This funding bulletin is provided by the Information Service at Voluntary and Community Action. We are committed to strengthening the effectiveness of the voluntary and community sector in Bedfordshire by developing, enabling, promoting and supporting voluntary and community action. We seek to achieve this through advocacy; capacity building activities; enhancing the provision of volunteering opportunities; the exchange of information; the provision of training; advice and consultancy; and by working in partnership with others. To find out more visit our website at http://www.action-centralbeds.org.uk 


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