Grants are available for small to medium-sized charities registered and working in the UK that defend human rights and promote respect for vulnerable individuals in the UK. The grants range in size, with most grants being in the range of £10,000 to £20,000.
The A B Charitable Trust (ABCT), an independent, UK based grant-making organisation, is concerned with promoting and defending human dignity and human rights. The Trust’s focus is on unpopular causes reaching the most vulnerable and marginalised in society.
The next deadline is 10 May 2019. Charities should have an annual income of between £150,000 and £1.5 million and no substantial investments or surpluses. Capital appeals are not normally supported.
An online application form must be submitted with a funding proposal, no longer than 1,200 words in Microsoft Word format, including background, aims and objectives, activities and achievements.
Applications and funding proposals should be uploaded along with following supporting documents:
- Signed copy of the charity’s latest accounts/statements, with a reporting date that is no more than 12 months prior to the application deadline.
- The organisation’s latest management accounts and the projected surplus/deficit for the current financial year.
- Up to two items of publicity material that illustrate the work of the charity, such as annual reviews or leaflets.