GC Gibson Charitable Trust

Aims/priorities: Last year the Funder supported capital equipment purchases and building refurbishment projects which provide benefit to the aged or the disadvantaged young or to the disabled.  They want to encourage projects that increase engagement for the benefit of both individuals and society.

Who can apply? Charities must be UK registered but can operate anywhere in the world.

Grant amount: Applications given out last  year did not exceed £4,000

Food for Life Get Togethers

Aims/priorities: Funding is being made available through Food for Life Get Together initiative with the aim of using good food to connect and bring together people of all ages and from different backgrounds.  We welcome applications which have a focus on one or more of the following:

Places of Worship (POW): protective security funding scheme

Aims/priorities: This scheme provides funding for protective security measures to places of worship and associated faith community centres that are vulnerable to hate crime. Any crime that is motivated by hostility on the grounds of race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or transgender identity can be classed as a hate crime. For this scheme, they are focusing on religion.

The Austin & Hope Pilkington Trust

Aims/priorities: Aware that the COVID-19 crisis is having an extreme and significant effect on the whole charitable sector, The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust has reviewed its criteria for its next round of grants. In order to spread the Trust’s available funding as far as possible, grants will be for £1,000 rather than the usual £5,000 for grant round 3, which is for projects to deal with people aged 60 and over. You can apply for a grant from the Trust if you have an operating income and expenditure of between £100,000 and £1m.

The Lawrence Atwell's Charity (for individuals)

Aims/priorities: The Lawrence Atwell's Charity aims to help young people free themselves from poverty and disadvantage by heading into the job they want.  Through tailored grant-making to those people who are most in need, the Charity will invest in their talents and aspirations to help them find their way – either straightaway or through a series of steps - into satisfying work.

Who can apply? To be eligible, applicants must be:

BlueSpark Foundation

Aims/priorities: The BlueSpark Foundation’s objective is to fund or part-fund projects that aim to improve the education and development of children and young people by means of educational, cultural, sporting or other activities.  The funding is intended to support projects that have the following objectives: