Current UK Funding Opportunities

Green Hall Foundation
Type of project: Those which sustainably improve lives among the sick, the elderly, the disabled and the disadvantaged, particularly in the UK. Overseas projects are also supported provided that the applicant charity is registered in the UK. Preference is given to appeals where the Foundation can meet a significant proportion of the funding required and where permanent equipment or building is required, as opposed to funding salaries or the charity running costs.
Location: UK & overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities
Deadline: Calls for proposals opens 1 March at 9am UK time and closes when 100 applications have been received.
Apply: £1,000 to £10,000 

Medical Research Council Health Systems Research Initiative Call 6
Type of project: Research generating evidence on strengthening health systems for people living in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). There are two different types of grant available: Research Grants, which are larger, stand-alone research projects expected to address clearly defined challenges faced by health systems; or Foundation Grants, which are smaller and can be either exploratory, for example, looking into existing health systems and investigating the underlying causes beneath perceived problems to conduct pilot work to build the necessary knowledge and methodological base to support a future full proposal.
Location: LMICs
Eligibility: Projects with principal investigators (PIs) from an LMIC are strongly encouraged. All proposals must include co-investigators from the LMIC in which the research is taking place. PIs can be based in the UK or any LMIC.
Grant size: Foundation Grants are for up to up to £200,000. There is approximately £4 million available for grants under this call. Funders would like to fund 5 to 10 projects of varying sizes.
Closing date: 14 February
Apply: https://mrc.ukri.org/funding/browse/global-maternal-and-neonatal-health/pre-call-announcement-global-maternal-and-neonatal-health-funding-call-2019/ 

The Souter Charitable Trust
Type of project: Projects engaged in the relief of human suffering in all its aspects in the UK and overseas, especially, but not exclusively, those with a Christian emphasis and ethos.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: UK registered CSOs only
Grant size: £1,000 - £3,000
Closing date: 22 February
Apply: https://www.soutercharitabletrust.org.uk/guidelines.aspx 

Wellcome Trust
Type of project: Creative approaches in engaging the public with health research. Projects should either: 1) empower people by helping them to access, use, respond to, and/or participate in health research and innovation; 2) improve health research by making it more people-centred; 3) help people to value and think critically about science, health research, innovation and the role these play in society. We’re especially interested in work which promotes diversity and inclusion and engages people and communities who are affected by social and economic disadvantage.
Location: UK, Republic of Ireland, Low- and middle-income countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and East Asia and Pacific
Eligibility: You don’t need funding from another organisation to be eligible, but it may make your proposal more competitive.
Grant size: Most proposals are for £25,000 to £100,000. Requests under £250,000 should meet the stated deadline. Requests over £250,000 should first send an EOI to pef@wellcome.ac.uk
Closing date: 26 February
Apply: https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/public-engagement-fund 

THET Africa Grants Programme 2019 - 2020
Type of project: Training of health workers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), through engaging established partnerships between health organisations in the UK and Ireland and their counterparts in Sub-Saharan Africa. THET welcomes grant applications to strengthen the healthcare workforce in one of the following two areas: Stream 1: Essential Surgical and Anaesthetic Care and Stream 2: Community Healthcare.
Location: Sub-Saharan Africa.
Eligibility: Health partnerships applying must have been working together for a minimum of 6 months. The UK/Irish Lead Partner must be either a UK or Irish registered charity that is involved in health education or health delivery activities, OR a recognised UK or Irish health delivery institution, health education institution or professional association.
Grant size: £15,000 - £50,000 over 6 to 16 months
Closing date: 28 February
Apply: https://www.thet.org/our-work/grants/africa-grants-programme/africa-grants-programme-2019-2020/ 

AB Charitable Trust (Additional deadline)
Type of project: Hard to fund projects which champion human dignity and promote respect for vulnerable individuals. The Trust's focus areas are: migrants, refugees and asylum seekers; criminal justice and penal reform; human rights and access to justice.
Location: The UK. The Trust does not normally fund charities with large national or international links.
Eligibility: Grants are normally awarded only to charities registered and working in the UK with annual income between £150k and £1.5m. Please note, the date of your application should be dictated by the reporting date of your certified accounts, which must be no more than 12 months prior to the application deadline. If your accounts are outside these parameters, your application will be ineligible.
Grant size: £10,000 to £20,000. This funder can support core costs.
Closing date: 1 March
Apply: http://abcharitabletrust.org.uk/application.htm 

Ernst Kleinwort Large Grants Programme (Additional deadline)
Type of project: The Trust has 2 focus areas under its Large Grants Programme: 1) Charitable work in the County of Sussex; 2) Wildlife & Environmental Conservation (UK and International). Grants will be considered for start-up costs, core costs or for a specific project for which applicants have requested support. This could include a contribution towards a building/refurbishment project, purchase of specialist equipment or other similar capital expenditure, or assistance with running costs.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities
Grant size: £10,001 and over.
Closing date: 4 March (opens 4 January)
Apply: http://ekct.org.uk/application-large-grant/ 

BBC Radio 4 Appeal
Type of project: Activities that fall within the following categories will be considered eligible for an appeal: Medical research; Hospitals/hospices; Other medical/health/sickness; Disability; Housing/homelessness; Social welfare and services; Humanitarian aid/famine; disaster relief; Human rights; Education/training; Arts/culture; Amateur sports/recreation; Environment/wildlife; conservation/ heritage.
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: A charity can only have an appeal broadcast on the BBC once every three years. UK registered charities whose work has an impact at UK or international level are eligible. Priority will be given to UK charities that deliver activities for beneficiaries located in more than one of the nations of the UK. Priority will be given to international charities that deliver activities for beneficiaries located across several regions within a country or across countries.
Grant size: On average charities raise between £5,000 and £20,000
Closing date: 19 March 
Apply: https://www.bbc.co.uk/charityappeals/appeals/apply-now 

Comic Relief Children Survive & Thrive: Rise and Shine
Type of project: Child-centred best practice approaches to addressing the comprehensive development needs of children during their early years, up to and including their transition to primary school.
Location: Kenya, Malawi and the UK.
Eligibility: Applications from organisations that are registered in the country where the work will take place will be prioritised. The applicant organisation must have a minimum annual income of £250,000 a year in the UK, or £75,000 in Kenya or Malawi, and a maximum annual income of no more than £10 million, as shown in your most recent annual accounts. No more the 40% of an organisation’s future annual income can be funded. This limit applies to the overall funding amount for your organisation and includes any funding distributed to partners.
Grant size: Up to £150,000 in the UK and up to £300,000 in Kenya and Malawi over 3 to 5 years. Larger investments may be available in some cases
Deadline: 22 March. 12 noon GMT
Apply: https://www.comicrelief.com/funding/current-opportunities/children-survive-and-thrive-rise-and-shine 

Comic Relief and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Tech for Good Fund
Type of project: The Fund will support the development or scale up digital products or services Projects should address one of Comic Relief's four core issue areas: Children Survive and Thrive, Global Mental Health Matters, Fighting for Gender Justice, or A Safe Place to Be. Applications addressing challenges related to disability and inclusion are also welcome, as we understand the critical potential of digital technology in tackling these issues.
Location: The UK
Eligibility: Applicants will be asked to submit a video of no more than three minutes which creatively and compellingly explains why the project should be funded
Grant size: up to £48,000 for nine months and access to support from experts.
Closing date: 25 March
Apply: https://www.comicrelief.com/news/comic-relief-and-paul-hamlyn-foundation-announce-new-tech-good-funding-round 

DFID Small Charities Challenge Fund
Type of project: SCCF welcomes applications for projects strengthening the capacity of grassroots development organisations by working with the poor, vulnerable and most marginalised to carry out work in priority countries towards achieving the Global Goals. It also particularly welcomes applications focused on securing better outcomes for widows.
Location: DFID's project countries can be seen here.
Eligibility: It is open to any small, UK-registered charity or not-for-profit organisation, with an annual income of £250,000 or less.
Grant size: Grants of up to £50,000 for up to 2 years. The fund does not specify how much of the budget should go to capital expenditure, monitoring and evaluation activities or UK costs.
Closing date: 28 March
Apply: https://www.ukaiddirect.org/apply/sccf/ 

Zurich Community Trust
Type of project: Projects which enable people to address the basic needs of their communities
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: UK registered charities
Grant size: £2,000 to £10,000 grants available for a project beginning October 2019 onwards
Closing date: 31 March
Apply: https://www.zct.org.uk/en-gb/looking-for-funds/applying-for-overseas 

AB Charitable Trust
Type of project: Hard to fund projects which champion human dignity and promote respect for vulnerable individuals. The Trust's focus areas are: migrants, refugees and asylum seekers; criminal justice and penal reform; human rights and access to justice.
Location: UK. The Trust does not normally fund charities with large national or international links.
Eligibility: Grants are normally awarded only to charities registered and working in the UK with annual income between £150,000 and £1.5m.
Please note, the date of your application should be dictated by the reporting date of your certified accounts, which must be no more than 12 months prior to the application deadline. If your accounts are outside these parameters, your application will be ineligible.
Grant size: £10,000 to £20,000. This funder is happy to support core costs.
Deadline: 10 May
Apply: http://abcharitabletrust.org.uk/application.htm 

Ernst Kleinwort Medium Grants Programme
Type of project: The Trust has 3 focus areas: 1) Charitable work in the County of Sussex; 2) Wildlife & Environmental Conservation (UK and International) and 3) Reproductive Health and Family Planning (International). Grants will be considered for start-up costs, core costs or for a specific project for which applicants have requested support. This could include a contribution towards a building/refurbishment project, purchase of specialist equipment or other similar capital expenditure, or assistance with running costs.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities
Grant size: Medium Grants are for £5,001 – £10,000
Deadline: 19 May (opens 18 April)
Apply: http://ekct.org.uk/make-an-application/ 

Chrysalis Trust
Type of project: Current focus: Relief of poverty and disability; Provision of access to shelter, education, healthcare and water.
Location: UK & overseas
Eligibility: The Trust supports local projects in the North East of England, national organisations providing benefit across the UK, as well as, international charities registered in the UK.
Grant size: £1,000 - £10,000
Deadline: 15 May
Apply: http://www.chrysalis-trust.co.uk/apply.php 

THET Africa Grants Programme 2019-20 Start-Up Grants
Type of project: The Start-up Grants will help to facilitate the development of new and effective health partnerships between UK institutions and their counterparts overseas working in Essential Surgery and Anaesthesia or Community Health. They are designed to meet the costs of the activities necessary to establish and formalise a health partnership. It will be expected that the start-up grant will fund a needs assessment.
Location: Partnerships between the UK or Ireland and the following countries: Benin
Cote d’Ivoire Eritrea Ethiopia Gambia Lesotho Madagascar Malawi Mozambique Rwanda Senegal Somalia (including Somaliland) Togo
Eligibility: The partnership must be new or have been working together for six months or less
Grant size: £5,000 - £10,000
Closing date: 7 April
Apply: https://www.thet.org/our-work/grants/africa-grants-programme/africa-grants-programme-2019-2020/ 

Feminist Review Trust
Type of project: Lesbian and transgender rights; Violence against women and girls; Disabled women and girls; Refugee women and girls
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: UK and International CSOs supporting women may apply
Grant size: Maximum £15,000 although trustees are more likely to provide partial funding. It is therefore helpful if you can identify different sub-elements in your application.
Closing date: 30 April
Apply: http://www.feminist-review-trust.com/guidelines/ 

BBC Radio 4 Appeal
Type of project: Activities that fall within the following categories will be considered eligible for an appeal: Medical research; Hospitals/hospices; Other medical/health/sickness; Disability; Housing/homelessness; Social welfare and services; Humanitarian aid/famine, disaster relief; Human rights; Education/training; Arts/culture; Amateur sports/recreation; Environment/wildlife conservation/ heritage.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: A charity can only have an appeal broadcast on the BBC once every three years. UK registered charities whose work has an impact at UK or international level are eligible. Priority will be given to UK charities that deliver activities for beneficiaries located in more than one of the nations of the UK. Priority will be given to international charities that deliver activities for beneficiaries located across several regions within a country or across countries.
Grant size: On average charities raise between £5,000 and £20,000
Deadline: 20 May
Apply: https://www.bbc.co.uk/charityappeals/appeals/apply-now 

The Waterloo Foundation Tropical Rainforests
Type of project: Projects protecting tropical rain forest, principally through avoiding deforestation.
Location: Tropical forests. We are unlikely to support projects in conflict-affected areas.
Eligibility: UK-based charities, many of whom work in close partnership with smaller local NGOs based in the countries in which they operate. Non-UK CSOs need a UK reference to apply.
Grant size: Most of our grants in this programme will be for a total of £50,000 - £100,000.
Deadline: 1 June
Apply: http://www.waterloofoundation.org.uk/EnvironmentTropicalRainforests.html 

Donald Forrester Trust
Type of project: This Trust has a broad remit including the relief of poverty and the advancement of education and religion.
Location: UK & Worldwide
Eligibility: UK registered charities may apply. The trust prefers to support small charities who rely on volunteers. They prefer low fundraising and overhead costs.
Grant size: Average grants are £5,000
Deadline: 15 June
Apply: http://forrestertrusts.com/donald-forrester-trust/ 

The Edith M Ellis 1985 Charitable Trust
Type of project: Quaker work and witness; Peace-building and conflict resolution; Interfaith and ecumenical understanding; Community development work in the UK and overseas; Work with forced migrants, including internally displaced people; Sustainable development. Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities, NGOs, public bodies and social enterprises with a turnover of less than approximately £350,000 may apply. Those who can demonstrate other sources of funding for their project are prioritised as well as those innovative projects not normally able to attract other funding.
Grant size: up to £3,000. In exceptional circumstances larger grants may be given.
Interest-free loans of up to £5,000 repayable over 5 years are also available.
Deadline: End of June
Apply: https://theedithmellischaritabletrust.org/how-to-apply/ 

Ongoing Opportunities

Britford Bridge Trust
Type of project: Poverty relief; education; health and; the arts, culture, heritage or science.
Location: UK & Overseas
Eligibility: registered charities may apply
Grant size: £4,000 - £170,000. Most grants are for c. £10,000.
Apply: thebritfordbridgetrust@brodies.com 

The De Brye Charitable Trust
Type of project: Projects that provide care and housing of older people, orphans and neglected children and for aid to physically disabled children and to the blind.
Location: UK & Overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities may apply
Grant size: £1,000 - £10,000
Apply: http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/CharityWithoutPartB.aspx?RegisteredCharityNumber=326226&SubsidiaryNumber=0 

The Miss K M Harbinson Trust
Type of project: Animal welfare, arts and cultural activities, education and training, environmental projects, health and social care, religious activities
Location: UK & Overseas
Grant size: Average grants c. £3,500
Apply: https://stirling.fundingscotland.com/Funds/Fund/a0Rb0000000Ng6ZEAS-harbinson-charitable-trust 

Open Gate Trust
Type of project: Grassroots environmental, land-based and sustainable projects which benefit local communities. Applications are particularly welcome from charities that focus on ecological sustainability, schemes advancing social diversity and inclusion.
Location: UK & Overseas
Eligibility: Applications for overseas work must come from UK charities.
Grant size: £500- £2,500
Apply: http://www.opengatetrust.org.uk/contact.html 

Percy Lea Charitable Trust
Type of project: Nature & wildlife conservation, environmental protection, cancer & medical research, education and disadvantaged children
Grant size: Total grant making totalled £14,400 in 2018
Apply: http://beta.charitycommission.gov.uk/charity-details/?regid=1004097&subid=0 

The Alchemy Foundation
Type of project: WASH, disability, social welfare, personal reform, medical research and aid especially in areas of blindness and disfigurement, individual enterprise and respite for carers. The Foundation can also fund the cost of fundraisers.
Location: UK & Overseas
Grant size: Total granting for 2018 totalled £448,925
Apply: http://beta.charitycommission.gov.uk/charity-details/?subid=0&regid=292500 

The Hemraj Goyal Foundation
Type of project: HGF supports charitable organisations which make an honest and powerful difference to individuals’ lives by providing financial and human resources to those who need our support. HGF distribute funds to organisations who promote education, women and children’s rights and put an end to human trafficking.
Location: UK & Overseas with a focus on Asia
Apply: https://hgf.org.uk/contact/ 

The Carmela and Ronnie Pignatelli Foundation
Type of project: Projects supporting the young and the disadvantaged through education, reducing poverty and discrimination. The Foundation also supports environmental and animal welfare charities.
Location: The U.K., Africa, Asia and Latin America
Eligibility: UK registered charities may apply
Grant size: Average grants are £2,500
Apply: https://pignatellifoundation.com/contact/ 

The American Express Foundation
Type of project: Unsolicited applications can be made under the areas: Developing Leaders within non-profit and social purpose organizations working to solve the world's biggest challenges and Serving Communities by building the capacity of non-profits to develop, engage and retain community members as volunteers.
Location: The USA, Argentina, Australia, Canada, Greater China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, the UK.
Eligibility: To be eligible for funding, your organization must certify US tax-exempt status. Organizations outside the U.S. must be able to document non-profit status.
Apply: https://about.americanexpress.com/grant-applications-and-reports%20 

The Cumber Family Charitable Trust
Type of project: Agricultural, conservation and rural development work both locally and in developing countries. The Trust also has a preference for projects focusing on welfare, education, medical or disadvantaged children's needs, or those that are agriculturally, or conservation focussed. Preference also goes to longer term projects that do not necessarily appeal to the general public.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: To qualify for our support, your project must be either: working outside the UK; a UK national charity or a charity active in Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
Grant size: Up to £2,000
Apply: https://www.cumberfamilycharitabletrust.org.uk/grants.php 

The Edward Smart Charitable Trust
Type of project: Those which support the education of disadvantaged young women.
Location: UK and India
Eligibility: Funding applications cannot be for individuals; research or feasibility studies; general charitable appeals; core funding for national charities; UK based schools
Grant size: One-off grants for up to £5,000. No repeat funding can be requested within 3 years.
Apply: http://www.esct.org.uk/apply.htm 

The Genesis Charitable Trust
Type of project: The Trust prioritises income-generating projects in developing countries. It actively seeks to support entrepreneurial initiatives; targeted improvement of economic opportunities; improvements to the efficiency of markets and the ease of doing business. Short pilots, one-off awards and projects lasting around three years are considered equally.
Location: Developing countries. See here for a list of the countries supported.
Eligibility: Non-profit organisations registered in their operating country may apply. Non-profit organisations associated with an organisation recorded on an official register of charities in the UK, the US, Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand or Singapore may also apply.
Grant size: it is exceptional for grant payments to exceed £400,000 in any single year of a project.
Apply: https://www.giml.co.uk/genesis-charitable-trust 

Thackery Medical Research Trust
Type of project: Within the Trust’s overseas development focus areas, it will consider supporting international charitable medical supply organisations. This may include establishing sustainable supply chains for the production, distribution and use of medical equipment in areas of the world that are poorly supplied. It will also consider projects which relieve and prevent disease and sickness in under-developed countries by supporting appropriate research and manufacture of medical products.
Location: UK and developing countries.
Grant size: The Trust has an annual budget of £30,000 and aims to offer grants to more than one organisation.
Apply: http://www.tmrt.co.uk/guidance-to-applicants/ 

The Austin Bailey Foundation
Type of project: Within the fund's Overseas Charities category, approximately 25% of unrestricted income is given to relief agencies for the relief of poverty and ill-health, and the fostering of opportunities for young people in the developing world.
Location: Developing countries
Eligibility: For the June meeting, apply by March to mid-April and by December for the January meeting. If you are applying under Overseas Charity category, you must be registered UK charity operating in the developing world.
Grant size: Grants for new applicants rarely exceed £400. Grants for charities known to the Trust can reach approximately £4,000.
Apply: http://www.austinbaileyfoundation.org/grants/applying-for-a-grant 

Trusthouse Charitable Trust
Type of project: Trusthouse is an independent grant making foundation which makes approximately 150-200 grants totalling around £2.5 million a year to a variety of charitable organisations based in areas of extreme deprivation focusing on the following thematic areas: 1) Rural issues - for example, projects providing transport for the elderly, disabled or disadvantaged; contact networks for the young disabled; community centres and village halls; employment training schemes especially those promoting local, traditional crafts; projects addressing issues such as drug/alcohol misuse or homelessness. 2) Urban Deprivation - youth clubs; training schemes to help people out of unemployment; drop in centres for the homeless. National charities might be eligible if working in a specific area which is within the deprivation ranks described above.
Location: UK
Eligibility: General costs including core costs, salaries, projects costs; capital expenditure on buildings or essential equipment
Grant size: not stated
Apply: http://trusthousecharitablefoundation.org.uk/applications/ 

Danson Foundation
Type of project: Education projects. Examples of projects supported can be seen here.
Location: Developing countries
Eligibility: UK NGOs may apply.
Grant size: various grants between £1,000 - £150,000
Apply: https://www.thedansonfoundation.com/contact-us/ 

Denise Coates Foundation
Type of project: Charities are invited to present proposals to the Foundation's Trustees detailing how a grant would be used and the benefits that it would deliver. The Foundation’s focus areas include: Education and Training; Disaster Recovery/Emergency Relief
Community Development; Medical Research and Development. Charities are invited to present proposals to the Foundation's Trustees detailing how a grant would be used and the benefits that it would deliver
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: UK NGOs may apply
Grant size: In the 2016-17 financial year the Foundation committed to provide £5,964,536 of grants and donations to 21 charitable entities, 19 of which totalled more than £20,000
Apply: http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/ContactAndTrustees.aspx?RegisteredCharityNumber=1149110&SubsidiaryNumber=0 

Woodward Charitable Trust
Type of projects: Areas of focus include: Children and young people who are isolated, at risk of exclusion or involved in anti-social behaviour; Prisoners and ex-offenders; Projects that help the rehabilitation and resettlement of prisoners and/or ex-offenders; Disadvantaged women, covering refuges, domestic violence and parenting; Disability projects, which can include rehabilitation and training for people who are either physically disabled or learning disabled; Arts outreach work by local groups involving disadvantaged people and; Projects that promote integration and community cohesion amongst minority groups, including refugees and travellers.
Location: UK
Eligibility: Trustees will not fund unsolicited applications from charities whose annual income exceeds £300,000.
Grant size: Most grants are for less than £5,000
Apply: http://woodwardcharitabletrust.org.uk/general_applications/ 

Hebb Finn Charitable Trust  
Type of projects: The prevention or relief of poverty especially in Africa and Wales. In Africa the focus is on initiatives which have humanitarian and Christian aims, including: Projects to improve health or address health issues; Education of children and professional education and; Support for micro-businesses.
Location: Wales & Africa
Eligibility: Charities and individuals
Grant size: £1,000 - £5,000 past grantees can be seen here.
Apply: http://www.hebffin.com/uploads/3/9/3/5/39352763/hf_funding_guidelines.pdf 

The John Lewis Foundation
Type of projects: The current focus of the Foundation is to invest in disadvantaged communities that support the John Lewis business throughout the world to acquire the relevant skills required for meaningful employment and improve social inclusion.
Location: The Foundation welcomes applications for projects with these objectives both in the UK and overseas. The project must benefit communities in which there is a John Lewis store, supplier, manufacturer, distribution hub, call centre etc.
Grant size: The Trustees will consider projects of varying amounts
Eligibility: groups and organisations that are registered with the appropriate Charity Commission or where the grant is for an exclusively charitable purpose. Funding cannot support building renovation or other capital expenditure or consumables.
Apply: http://www.johnlewisfoundation.org/content/fnd/en/how-to-apply.html 

The Ashworth Charitable Trust
Type of project: The Trust is a small grant-making charity created primarily to support humanitarian causes operating locally, nationally and internationally. Its underlying principals are: justice; education for all; the need to address the situation of the very poor and of those at the margins of society; that all people everywhere should be able to share the fruits of and be empowered to participate in the construction of a just, prosperous and sustainable society; and that to achieve these aims, it is necessary to build the capacity of individuals, communities and institutions.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities whose turnover is under £1 million.
Grant size: Grant levels do not usually exceed £3,000
Apply: http://www.ashworthtrust.org/funding.html 

The Paul Hamlyn Shared Ground Fund
Type of project: The Shared Ground Fund will provide organisations with the financial support they need to test new approaches, explore ways of exploiting emerging opportunities and address new challenges on migration. Applicants must contribute to one of the following aims of the Shared Ground Fund:
• Staying safe – ensuring that young people who have migrated can address the significant barriers that affect their ability to thrive;
• Living well together – supporting work which helps communities experiencing high levels of migration become stronger and more connected.
Location: UK
Eligibility: We welcome applications from not-for-profit organisations of any size working anywhere in the UK. Partnership proposals and other forms of collaboration (particularly cross sector) where this is a route to greater and lasting change are welcomed. We are particularly interested in work which involves organisations whose primary focus is not migration, but where there is an opportunity to increase positive benefits for people who have migrate.
Grant size: There are two grant types:
• Shared Ground ‘explore and test’ grants – each year we expect to make around 10 grants to help explore and test new approaches awards will be for a maximum of £60,000, usually for up to two years.
• Shared Ground ‘more and better’ grants – each year we expect to make around 10 longer, larger grants to help develop and embed more established activities. Awards will be for between £100,000 and £400,000 for up to four years. We expect most grants to be in the range of £100,000 – £250,000. Larger grants will be considered on an exceptional basis and usually by invitation.
Apply: https://www.phf.org.uk/funds/shared-ground-fund/#the-purpose-of-the-fund 

The Dorfred Charitable Trust
Type of project: Relief of third world poverty. Applications should concentrate upon an identifiable current need and how the requested sum could meet it, the consequences of non-intervention, the expected results of the project and its sustainability in terms of people being trained to help themselves.
Location: Developing countries
Eligibility: UK registered charities only
Grant size: £18,000 of grants were awarded in 2016/7
Apply: http://www.dorfred-trust.org.uk/how-to-apply.html 

John M Archer Charitable Trust
Type of project: prevention and relief of human suffering; welfare of sick, distressed or afflicted people; alleviation of need; advancement of education; advancement of religious or missionary work; advancement of medical or scientific research and discovery; preservation of Scottish heritage and the advancement of associated cultural activities.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: Not stated
Grant size: Maximum £5,000. Average £1,000
Apply: http://fundingscotland.com/Funds/Fund/a0Rb0000000Ng4cEAC 

The C J W Trust
Type of project: The Trust focuses its grant making on: General charitable purposes; Disability; The prevention or relief of poverty; Other charitable purposes.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: Not stated
Grant size: £14,500 worth of grants were made in 2017 between £1,000 - £5,000
Apply: http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Accounts/Ends61/0000297061_AC_20170405_E_C.PDF

The Weslyan Foundation
Type of project: The Wesleyan Foundation provides support in the following areas:
• Health - Projects working to improve the health and wellbeing of the local community
• Education - Projects that work to promote education and lifelong learning
• Social - Projects that create innovative solutions to social challenges, promoting community cohesion and developing resilience within communities.
Location: the City and County of CARDIFF
Eligibility Local constituted community groups and registered charities with an income below £250,000 can apply
Grant size £2,000
Apply http://cfiw.org.uk/eng/grants/64-wesleyan-foundation 

De la Rue Charitable Trust
Type of project: Educational projects at home and abroad which promote relevant skills, international understanding and bring relief from suffering.
Location: The UK and under-developed communities where De la Rue does business.
Eligibility: an official registered charity preferably in the UK with a charity registration number.
Grant size: Approximate annual fund value is £60,000 with 10-12 charities supported in 2016/7.
Apply: https://www.delarue.com/about-us/corporate-responsibility/relationships/de-la-rue-in-the-community/charitable-trust 

The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation
Type of project: A grant making body that supports a wide range of causes, the primary areas of interest being the built environment, responsible business and enterprise, young people and education, and global sustainability. n recent years, we have awarded major and small grants in the following funding areas: Arts and Culture; Education and Young People; Conservation and Heritage; Environmental Sustainability; Community Support; Health and Hospices; Religion; Emergency relief; and Welfare of service personnel.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: UK registered non-for-profit organizations that support grassroots community-based projects. While you may apply anytime, applications submitted one month before the small grants committee meeting will be considered at the next meeting. Please note that the Small Grants Committee will consider applications in February, May, July and October 2018.
Grant size: a maximum of £5,000. The average award is £1,500.
Apply: https://www.princeofwalescharitablefoundation.org.uk/apply-for-a-grant/application-checklist 

The Queen Anne's Gate Foundation
Type of project: Projects which ‘make potentially unproductive lives productive’. This tends to mean a bias towards educational and rehabilitative charities and those that work with underprivileged areas of society. There is a focus on the UK and Asia. In principle, there is a willingness to commit funding for three years if it enables the chosen charity or project to plan more effectively. The Foundation also supports one-off appropriate causes, as they become available.
Location: Predominately supports projects in the UK and Asia.
Grant size: Total grant funding for 2017 was £204,049
More information: http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/ContactAndTrustees.aspx?RegisteredCharityNumber=1108903&SubsidiaryNumber=0 

The Gibbs Trust
Type of project: These are innovative undertakings by Methodist churches and organisations, other Christian Causes, especially of an ecumenical nature, and a wider category in the fields of the creative arts, education, social and international concern
Location: Wales and overseas
Eligibility: The Trust only makes grants to UK registered charities. It encourages applicants to be brief and to look at the list of grants made before applying.
Grant size: Grants totalling £43,250 were made to international causes in 2016/7. This figure included one £9,000 donation. The remainder were between £1,000 - £3,000.
Deadline: The pattern is for the Trustees to meet three times during the financial year: around Easter, in late summer, and after Christmas.
Apply: http://www.gibbstrust.org.uk 

The Noel Buxton Trust's African Grants
Type of project: hard-to-fund community-led organisations working to build local sustainable livelihoods, such as small business support and training and microfinance in both urban and rural settings. Applications in support of initiatives that are building sustainable futures in the semi-arid areas of Africa are especially welcome. Trustees also welcome appeals that support and protect street children, and help them find safe and sustainable livelihoods.
Location: Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Sudan and South Sudan. Within these areas, priority will be given to work with communities living in urban slums and semi-arid regions where economic hardship is most extreme.
Eligibility: Trustees tend to offer grants to smaller, grass-roots organisations and do not generally respond to appeals from large and well-supported charities. The Trustees welcome applications from diaspora-led organisations based and registered in the UK. The Trust is also considers direct applications from registered civil society organisations in Africa.
Grant size: The maximum grant is £5,000 per year for up to three years. 
Apply: http://www.noelbuxtontrust.org.uk/2012africa.htm#Purposes 

The Noel Buxton Trust's Penal Grants
Type of project: projects that help maintain relationships between prisoners and their families or for work that supports the contributions that volunteers make within the prison community.
Location: England, Scotland and Wales. The emphasis of giving is on areas outside London and South-east England.
Eligibility: Registered Voluntary and Community Sector organisations. These include local campaigning organisations; self-help groups; and service providers.
Grant size: one off grants of up to £3,000
Apply: http://www.noelbuxtontrust.org.uk/2012penal.htm#Who 

The True Colours Trust Small UK Grants Programme
Type of project: local organisations and projects that work with disabled children, their siblings and their families on a daily basis. Grants are usually one-off contributions for projects or core costs rather than multi-year grants for on-going revenue costs. Trustees prefer to fund: Hydrotherapy pools; Multi-sensory rooms; Mini buses; Sibling projects; Bereavement support; Specialised play equipment / access to play and leisure; Family support / parent-led peer support.
Location: UK
Eligibility: The Trustees are unlikely to fund the following: condition specific organisations; residential play schemes; residential special schools; and free schools. Also, organisations whose annual income exceeds £300,000 are unlikely to be considered.
Grant size: up to £10,000
Apply: http://www.truecolourstrust.org.uk/small-grants-uk/ 

The True Colours Trust Small Grants Programme Africa
Type of project: Promoting and developing palliative care for adults and children in Africa, including improving access to appropriate pain relief. Trustees prioritise the following: Equipment for patients; Palliative care for children and young people; Palliative care medicines; Capital improvement costs; Increasing access to palliative care in rural areas; Training courses for palliative care service providers held in Africa.
Location: Africa
Eligibility: Local African and UK organisations may apply
Grant size: £500 – £5,000
Apply: http://www.truecolourstrust.org.uk/small-grants-uk/ 

Ernst Kleinwort Small Grants Programme
Type of project: The Trust has 3 focus areas: 1) Charitable work in the County of Sussex; 2) Wildlife & Environmental Conservation (UK and International) and 3) Reproductive Health and Family Planning (International). Grants will be considered for start-up costs, core costs or for a specific project for which applicants have requested support. This could include a contribution towards a building/refurbishment project, purchase of specialist equipment or other similar capital expenditure, or assistance with running costs.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities
Grant size: Small Grants <£5,000 
Apply: http://ekct.org.uk/make-an-application/