Grants are available to registered charities for new projects which directly improve the lives of local people or communities, especially those that are vulnerable or disadvantaged, in England, Scotland or Wales. There is no minimum or maximum grant level. Funding is at the discretion of the Foundation. Previous grants have ranged from £750 to £20,000. Applications can be made at any time. There are no deadlines.
The funding is for new projects that groups would like to get off the ground but for which they have no funding.
The funding is for specific projects which make a difference to people’s lives, with special consideration for vulnerable and disadvantaged groups.
The projects should benefit the local community and can cover a wide range of areas including:
- Arts and culture
An online application form is available on the Foundation’s website https://www.morrisonsfoundation.com/. Contact the Morrisons Foundation for further information on 0845 611 5364
National Lottery Grants for Heritage
Grants are available for projects that connect people and communities to the national, regional and local heritage of the UK.
There are three levels of funding:
Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 for projects of up to one year. Suitable for not-for-profit organisations and private owners of heritage.
Grants of between £10,000 and £250,000.
o Grants of between £10,000 and £100,000 are suitable for not-for-profit organisations and private owners of heritage and partnership.
o Grants of between £100,000 and £250,000 are suitable for not-for-profit organisations and partnerships led by not-for-profit organisations.
Grants of between £250,000 and £5 million for projects with development phase of up to two years and delivery phase of up to five years. Suitable for not-for-profit organisations and partnerships led by not-for-profit organisations.
Applications can be made at any time for grants of up to £100,000. There are quarterly deadlines for applications for grants exceeding £100,000.
The funding is for projects that connect people and communities to the national, regional and local heritage of the UK. Heritage can mean different things to different people and it can be anything from the past that is valued and should be passed on to future generations.