A B Charitable Trust

Aims/priorities: ABCT supports charities working where human dignity is imperilled and where there are opportunities for human dignity to be affirmed.

To be eligible, projects should address at least one of the following categories:

  • Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.
  • Criminal justice and penal reform.
  • Human rights, particularly access to justice.

There is particular interest in charities that seek to address the needs of the most marginalised and neglected groups in society.

Ashton Parish Church Charity - Small Grants Programme

Aims/priorities: Ashton Parish Church Charity is an amalgamation of a series of small charities which had a variety of different beneficiaries. The charity now has a purpose to support the needs of those in poverty in the area of the Parish of the Good Shepherd, Ashton-under-Lyne. The trustees have decided to make a sum of £18,000 available for grants in 2021 to those working directly with those in immediate need.

Youth Covid-19 Support Fund

Aims/priorities: The Youth Covid-19 Support Fund is provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and administered by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

The fund will focus on enabling the struggling, but most impactful, youth organisations in England to continue operating, where they may have scaled back service provision or temporarily closed due to reductions in their income as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Football Foundation - Football Winter Survival Package

Aims/priorities: The Football Winter Survival Package is a fund administered by the Football Foundation on behalf of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and Sport England.

Part of the UK Government's Sport Winter Survival Package, the fund aims to support clubs at Step 3 to 6 of the National League System that have been severely impacted by COVID-19 restrictions.

The funding is focused on supporting football clubs' immediate survival.

Money Saving Expert (MSE) Charity

Aims/priorities: The MSE Charity, the charitable fund of financial advice website MoneySavingExpert.com, is dedicated to supporting UK voluntary groups deliver financial life skills, which make a lasting impact on the way people think, behave and manage their money.

The charity operates a themed approach for each funding round.  This grant round, Raising the Next Generation is targeting and supporting the younger generation (under 25) who in the current difficult economic climate need support to develop and learn personal financial life skills.

Smart Energy GB in Communities Fund

Aims/priorities: Grants are available for regionally based organisations that can deliver support to people who are offline or on a low income in England, Scotland or Wales to ensure they understand how smart meters can benefit them. Smart Energy GB, the national campaign for the smart meter rollout, launched the five year Smart Energy GB in Communities Fund in May 2016 with the aim that every home in Britain would be offered a smart meter within five years at no additional cost.

Hilden Charitable Fund

Aims/priorities: Grants for UK charities working in the areas of homelessness, penal affairs, asylum seekers and refugees, community based initiatives for disadvantaged young people (16-25), and projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health (with particular interest in projects that address the needs and potential of girls and women). The funding can be used for both project and general running costs.