Grants averaging £4,000 for projects working in one or more of these areas:

  • Advancement of education
  • Tackling of social disadvantage
  • Conservation of the environment (the donors are particularly keen to support projects that deliver decarbonisation and sustainability, including practical initiatives such as solar panels and heat pumps, and projects involving education or biodiversity)

These areas are not exclusive, and other areas may be considered by the donor.

Who can apply?
Non-profit organisations
Maximum grant
No maximum grant value, but a £4,000 average grant size
Eligible area
1 February, 1 August

Examples of funded projects

Round House Friends Association PTFA received £2,000 to run a weekly inter-generational sewing club, with 24 primary school children, 15 older people and 5 volunteers, to improve social interaction, well-being and reduce loneliness.

Fusion Youth Projects CIO received £2,500 to employ a positive activities worker to provide 1-2-1 support for high-need young people and to run activity clubs for 128 disadvantaged young people.

The Blue Smile Project received £4,000 to cover rental costs of their central offices for a period of five months.

Home-Start Royston & South Cambridgeshire received £4,734 to provide a home visiting service for families with children under 9, at personal crisis point, who need support with mental health issues.

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