The Dulverton Trust

Aims/priorities: Applicants should be working to produce significant impact in one of the following priority areas: youth opportunities, general welfare, conservation, preservation, Africa, and peace and humanitarian support. Grant-making will be focused on:

Buttle UK - Chances for Children

Aims/priorities: Grants are targeted at improving the social and emotional wellbeing of children and young people and their capacity to engage in education and learning. Due to restrictions placed on the UK population because of COVID-19 Buttle UK they will not be providing funding for leisure activities, family days out, counselling or anything that involves being in the community for the foreseeable future. For the duration of these restrictions the support will focus more on:

The Teaching Staff Trust

Aims/priorities: This grant scheme support for teachers, teaching assistants, nursery workers, caretakers and lunch supervisors who have worked within the education sector for at least five years. The grants can be used to help with bills, household costs, travel or other essentials. They are not loans and it costs you nothing to apply.

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Support Adoption for Pets

Aims/priorities: Support Adoption For Pets funds projects which have a direct impact on animal welfare. In light of the current coronavirus situation, they will currently only fund:

  • Vet bills
  • Boarding costs
  • Food
  • Salaries of (non-furloughed) animal care staff
  • Utilities and consumables 

Who can apply? They support charities and not-for-profit organisations whose main activity is either:

Grants for families financially affected by coronavirus - Fashion and Textile Children’s Trust (UK)

Aims/priorities: These grants can help parents and carers who have worked (paid) in the UK fashion or textile industry for at least a year within the last nine years and whose household income has reduced as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. The grants typically help families who are already struggling financially (in arrears on household bills or have debt) OR have limited savings to cover lost earnings.

They encourage parents and carers to apply for items their children will need for the year ahead which now can't be bought due to lost wages including: 

The Albert Hunt Trust

Aims/priorities: The trust supports organisations that:

  • Provide hospice care
  • Provide support for the homeless
  • Promote health and wellbeing – areas of support under this heading have included physical and learning disability, physical and mental health and social challenge and deprivation. They look to support organisations in this category with an annual income of below £250,000.

During this unprecedented crisis until further notice they will not be considering grants for capital projects of any nature. 

Youth Futures Foundation Development and Impact Grants

Aims/Priorities: The grants programme is designed to find, fund, support and evaluate promising practice; to understand what is effective and what is not; and to learn, more broadly, ‘what works’ when tackling youth unemployment. We will recognise the importance of national learning and local context, as well as promoting strong coordination and partnership across government, funders, delivery organisations and employers.

We will support activities which:


Aims/priorities: We support organisations who help people who are lonely and isolated, by giving free free TVs, tablets, and radios for clients. This technology is often used in communal spaces or as part of specific projects. For people who are lonely, a simple radio, television, or tablet can feel like a lifeline and we help people who have become lonely through lots of different circumstances. Some of these include:

Music for All - Community Project Funding

Aims/priorities: The Community Grants programme is intended to act as a helping hand to projects and initiatives across the UK that seek to bring music to their community. The funding is aimed at groups that need assistance to fulfil their potential in developing truly sustainable music programmes.

Typically, community grants are given for the purchase of instruments, associated equipment or for teaching costs. However, all applications are judged on their merit and other project elements may also be considered.