Aims/priorities: The funding is for charitable activities that seek to support children, young people and adults with mental illness and mental disability in north west England. Applicants should be able to demonstrate how the work will be financed after the Trust's grant has ended. Priority is given to local organisations. National organisations will need to demonstrate that any spend can be restricted to the local area.
Who can apply? Charities or not-for-profit organisations working in north west England may apply.
Grant amount: There is no specific maximum or minimum grant. Funding is at the discretion of the Trustees. Most grants range from £5,000 to £15,000 per annum with a maximum of three years funding. Larger grants may be subject to reducing amounts in the second and third years. Most forms of revenue expenditure are eligible. Capital costs will not receive priority but can be considered but not relatively small contributions to a large appeal. Preference for specific pieces of work rather than ‘general operating costs’. Priority will be given to requests for new work.
Application process: Applications by letter to the Trust Secretary should include brief details of the organisation, information on the purpose of the grant with budget and a copy of the organisation’s most recent audited accounts. It is suggested that narrative should be no more than 2-3 sides of A4.
Deadline: Rolling programme. The Trustees meet normally four times a year and grant applications are considered at the next available meeting.
Contact information: Trust Secretary - Tel 01565 651086, Email firstname.lastname@example.org