The Henry Smith Charity distributes over £28 million a year in grant programmes designed to reduce social and economic disadvantage in the UK. Following a review of its grant procedures, the Funder has refined its Main Grant programmes, separating it into two defined funds under the same new strategy that aims to work with people for whom other sources of support have failed, been inappropriate or are simply not available.
The closing date for applications is 16 January 2018.
The BBC Children in Need Main Grants programme is accepting applications for large grants of over £10,000 to support projects for up to three years. Not-for-profit organisations in the UK can apply if they are supporting children and young people of 18 years and under who are experiencing disadvantage through:
Grants are available for small, charitable organisations in Inner London to relieve poverty, disadvantage and homelessness; assist those who are elderly and infirm, and to support people with disabilities; and enhance education.
The £3 million Tackling Inactivity and Economic Disadvantage fund will be available for projects which use sport and physical activity to improve lives and communities.
Grants for local organisations that promote educational projects for disadvantaged people in the London Boroughs of Camden, Islington and City of London.
The Consolidated Charities for the Infirm Grant is administered by the Merchant Taylors’ Consolidated Charities.
Funding is aimed at charitable organisations providing services to poor people living in London. Preference is given to work taking place in the London Boroughs of Lewisham; Southwark; Tower Hamlets; Hackney; and their environs; although occasionally grants will be awarded to charitable work being done in other London boroughs.
The Improving life for Londoners fund helps organisations based and working in London to deliver projects which will address inequality and lift people out of poverty in the capital.
The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust gives grants to registered charities that work in the UK. We have re-structured our Grants programme for 2017. This is in response to the significantly increased number of applications that we now receive.
2017 Deadlines for applications: 1 June, 1 September, and 1 December 2017.
Large grants of over £10,000 are available to support projects for up to three years. Not-for-profit organisations in the UK can apply if they are supporting children and young people of 18 years and under who are experiencing disadvantage through:
Grants of between £1,000 and £20,000 are available to support work where there is clear evidence of benefit to those experiencing food poverty, disadvantage or isolation in London.