are available for organisations that are working to support
disadvantaged and disabled children in the UK. Around 70 projects are
funded each year. There is neither a minimum nor maximum grant level.
However, it is unlikely that a project of a physical nature that is
under £5,000 will have sufficient substance and scale to qualify.
funding is for projects that enhance the quality of life of children
and young people in the UK who are mentally, socially or physically
disadvantaged. This could be through sensory rooms, specialist
playgrounds and sports activity areas, respite, medical and community
and charities in the UK are eligible to apply. Wooden Spoon can only
make grants to organisations with a legal status. For example,
schools, charities, and private members clubs. Applications from
groups working in partnership are eligible but one organisation must
take the lead for the application and be the primary beneficiary and
point of contact.
funding is for projects that address the following areas:
rooms and gardens
equipment and facilities
and outdoor activities
are encouraged to contribute a percentage of the funds required.
are available to UK registered charities for general charitable work.
The Trust awards around £300,000 in grants each year. Funding is at
the discretion of the Trustees. Grants tend to be in the range of
£5,000 to £10,000. Applications may be submitted at any time.Only UK registered
charities may apply.
grants are to be used for general charitable work. The Trust does not
maintain a website or a standard application form. The Trust requests
that applicants ‘make their case in hard copy by post or by e-mail
(see below) in the manner that they think is best. Their request
should show their registered charity number, the name and sort code
of their bank and their account number. It will be considered by the
Trustees at their next meeting. No acknowledgements will be sent out
to unsuccessful applicants. The Trustees are unable to enter into
correspondence or arrange meetings and will only contact an applicant
if their application is successful.
Adint Charitable Trust
Grants are available to local
community groups, sports clubs and charities for projects that will
increase opportunities for young people in disadvantaged areas of the
UK to play outdoor sport. Typically, grants will range from £2,500
to £5,000. Larger grants may be possible in some circumstances. The
next deadline for applications is 31 July 2019.
will be accepted from local community groups, sports clubs and
charities. Applications can be made for grants towards some or all of
the following types of projects with the intention of growing outdoor
sports capacity to reach more young people:
development and improvement of playing fields and other facilities.
development and training of volunteers including the provision of
purchase of specialist disability equipment.
development of long-term sustainability, for example marketing and
are available to UK registered charities working in England and Wales
in the areas of advancing education, relieving poverty, and advancing
religion, with a focus on helping young people in need so that they
can live a fuller and more satisfying life in the community.
is at the discretion of the Trustees. There is no maximum or minimum
limit to funding requests. There are no deadlines. Applications can
be submitted at any time and are reviewed at regular intervals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
and funding proposals should be uploaded along with following
copy of the charity’s latest accounts/statements, with a reporting
date that is no more than 12 months prior to the application
organisation’s latest management accounts and the projected
surplus/deficit for the current financial year.
to two items of publicity material that illustrate the work of the
charity, such as annual reviews or leaflets.
Strasser Foundation, a very small registered charity, offers funding
to voluntary and community organisations in the geographical area of
Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme and environs for local good
causes. Applications are accepted at any time.
funding is intended to support projects that are charitable in nature
and benefit, children and young people, older people, or people with
are advised to contact the Foundation to confirm that exclusions do
Foundation does not maintain a website or have a formal application
form. Applications should be made in writing to The Strasser
are available to support not-for-profit organisations working to
directly benefit children and young people under the age of 18 and
for those with a disability, 25, in the West Midlands. Grants of up
to £3,000 is available through the scheme.
may be submitted at any time and are considered four times a year.
The majority of support is focussed on Birmingham, however,
applications are accepted from organisations across the West
Trustees are particularly keen to support smaller organisations with
an annual income of less than £250,000.
forms can be downloaded from the Trust’s website
or requested by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The completed application forms should be returned by email. Postal
applications will also be accepted if applicants cannot access email.
an effort to reduce administration costs, no correspondence or
telephone conversations will be entered into with regard to
Grants are available for projects in the UK and internationally that
transform the lives of women. Grants of up to £15,000 are available.
However, the Trustees rarely give out awards of this amount. The
Trust receives a very large number of applications; far more than it
can fund. The current success rate for applications is 1–2%. [This
may seem low but a good application will no doubt stand a better
2018 and 2019, the Trust particularly welcome applications from
non-OECD countries that focus on campaigning and activism in the
Lesbian and transgender rights
Violence against women and girls
Disabled women and girls
Refugee women and girls
2019 application deadlines are:
31 January 2019 (for 30 May decision)
30 April 2019 (for 5 September decision)
10 September 2019 (for 15 December decision)
application form and more detailed information can be found on the
Trust’s website (http://www.feminist-review-trust.com/).
The completed form should be returned by email to the Trust. The
Trust only accepts electronic applications.
Grants are available for
registered charities to support work that will improve the life
chances of some of the most disadvantaged children (aged 0-3 years)
in England and Wales by investing in early intervention and
is no minimum grant size. The maximum grant available is £50,000 per
year. Grants may be awarded for one, two or three years.
applications can be submitted:
26 March and 14 May 2019.
1 October and 29 November 2019.
Trust will be looking for proposals that:
defined outcomes built in with clear measurement tools and
evaluation procedures in place.
the flexibility to adapt to changing external factors.
wide application or which have relevance for specific groups.
to build on existing good practice or to trial new work.
organisations must be prepared to share learning from the funded work
with other organisations, to increase the impact.
is a two-stage application process:
first step is complete the online pre-application checklist, which
can be found on the Trust’s website. Those who are eligible will
then be able to complete a stage-one application form.
that are successful at this point will be invited to submit a