Funding & Grants

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Below are a list of funders and sponsors that may be able to help you

For a more up to date list of funders please visit the Harrow Funding Update / Bulletin

A B Charitable Trust

Grants are normally awarded to charities registered and working in the UK. Grants range in size, with most grants awarded being in the range £10,000 to £20,000. There are no deadlines.

Awards For All – The Big Lottery

Awards for All England offers grants of between £300 and £10,000 for projects that improve communities. There is no deadline.

Comic Relief Core

Grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 are available for organisations with an annual income of £100,000 or under in the last financial year. The deadline is the 28th May.

Culture Seeds

Culture Seeds aims to help groups that usually miss out on grants because they are too small, too informal or from marginalised communities.The grants are for funding arts, culture and heritage projects and activities.You can apply for anything between £1,000-£5,000. There are no deadlines.

Glasspool Charitable Trust

Glasspool Charitable Trust provide timely, small, one-off grants to individuals and families in need of financial support for everyday items to help them set up or remain in their home; improve their well-being and in some cases provide grants to support training to enable applicants to take up an offer of employment.

The ACT Foundation

ACT provides grants to individuals and other charities, principally in the UK, with the aim of enhancing the quality of life for people in need, particularly those who have a physical or mental disability or the aged and who are living in poverty.

The City Bridge Trust

The City Bridge Trust makes grants to charitable projects working to benefit the inhabitants of Greater London.

The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust

The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust funds United Kingdom Registered Charities operating in the UK in the fields of the advancement of the arts, health and medical welfare and environmental protection or improvement

Reaching Communities – The Big Lottery

Funding projects that help people and communities most in need.

Jack Petchey Foundation

The Foundation exists to raise the aspirations of young people, to help them take advantage of opportunities and play a full part in society.

John Lyon’s Charity

Awards grants to registered charities that benefit children and young people up to the age of 25 who live in nine boroughs in northwest London: Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Kensington & Chelsea and the Cities of London and Westminster.

Comic Relief

Offer grants for better futures, healthier finances, safer lives, stronger communities and fairer society.

Children In Need

BBC Children in Need awards grants each year to organisations supporting disadvantaged children and young people in the UK. The Main Grants Programme is for grants over £10,000 per year for three years. The deadline is the 17th May.

The Small Grants programme is open to charities and not-for-profit organisations applying for any amount up to and including £10,000 per year for three years. This grant is for Not-for-profit organisations of any size that work with disadvantaged children and young people of 18 years. The deadline is 13th May.

Garfield Weston Foundation

Grants for registered charities working in the fields of: education, arts, health, environment, community, youth, religion and welfare.

Harrow Giving

Harrow Giving is a local charity that funds small local projects to make a positive difference to the lives of Harrow residents.

Henry Smith Charity

The Henry Smith Charity aims to bring about lasting change to people’s lives, helping them to benefit from and contribute to society.  Henry Smith Charity achieve this by funding organisations that work with people to reduce social and economic disadvantage.

Heritage Lottery Fund

Heritage Lottery distribute the heritage share of National Lottery funding, supporting a wide variety of projects across the UK.

Hospital Saturday Fund

The Hospital Saturday Fund is a registered charity whose aims are to provide assistance through its charitable giving.

London Catalyst (Hospital Fund)

London Catalyst is an independent grant-making trust. They provide funding for charities and not-for-profit organisations to deliver projects and improve services. They provide funds of up to £10,000. The deadline is 24th May.

London Community Foundation

London Community Foundation specialise in supporting community-based organisations focused on helping disadvantaged London.

London Together Sport (Comic Relief)

The fund will offer large grants, investing in initiatives that use sport to improve social integration across London. Grants available are for a minimum of £25,000 and a maximum of £150,000.

Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales

Fund and support charities that help disadvantaged people play a fuller role in the community through delivering lasting changes and benefits for their users/beneficiaries. Grants are from £10,000 up to £25,000.

Masonic Charitable Foundation (Large Grants)

The Foundation only works with disadvantaged and marginalised people in the following categories: Education & Employability, Health & Disability, Social Exclusion & Disadvantage or Financial Hardship. £5,000 can be awarded to charities for a specific purpose only.

Rosa Fund

Rosa is a charitable fund set up to support initiatives that benefit women and girls in the UK. Because, while many women and girls here do enjoy freedom of choice and the opportunity for success in their lives, that’s simply not true for all. Their vision is of equality and justice for all women and girls in the UK.

Santander Foundation

Santander Foundation helps disadvantaged people have the confidence to make the most of their future.

Smallwood Trust

Funding will be allocated to community-based groups to seed fund imaginative and new ideas which help break down barriers and improve confidence and skills for women seeking employment. The programme is open to charities, social enterprises and other not-for-profit organisations that meet their criteria. The average grant size is £5,000 to £10,000.

The Childwick Trust

The Childwick Trust provides funding to registered charities to assist people with disabilities, the elderly in need plus adults and children who are seriously ill.

The Forresters Trust

The Trust makes annual grants to UK registered charities and the purpose of this site is to assist those charitieswho wish to apply for grants whilst at the same time keeping their adminstration costs to a minimum.

The Tudor Trust

Tudor wants to help smaller, community-led groups which are supporting people at the margins of society.

Trust For London

Trust For London are the largest independent charitable foundation funding work which tackles poverty and inequality in the capital. There is no minimum or maximum size of grant and the amount you request should be the amount you need. However, the average grant will be around £80,000 in total

Funding Portals

We will try our best to keep this page as up to date as possible, however please note that for the most up to date funding news please refer to multiple news channels (like our newsletter).