Help the Homeless: Up to £5,000 for group with an income of under £1m.  The aim is to help homeless people return to the community and enabling them to resume a normal life.  Bids are accepted every year on 15 March, 15 June, 15 September and 15 December.

The Lloyd’s Bank Foundation: Between £10,000 and £25,000 per year for two or three for charities which are delivering clear outcomes as a result of their work with people experiencing multiple disadvantage at one of the critical points in their life. Requests for core costs will be considered where 50% or more of the work and expenditure meets the eligibility criteria.

Sarah D’Avigdor Goldsmid Charitable Trust Discretionary small grants are available for charitable
organisations carrying out social welfare activities in Kent or Oxfordshire. Write to:

Turn2Us Grants for individuals in hardship (notorganisations)

Trusthouse Charitable Foundation: Grants of up o £25,000 to small, well-established organisations in the UK who address local issues in areas of extreme urban deprivation, or in remote and fragile rural communities.

The Volant Charitable: For grants associated with social deprivation and Multiple Sclerosis.

Money Advice Trust Innovation Grants programme between £250 to £1000 to fund innovative debt advice
projects and aims to improve the quality and range of money advice in the UK?

Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation Trust Grants of up to £30,000.
“Registered charities and their affiliates. Generally, we will consider applications for community based projects which aim to provide relief of suffering, hardship or poverty, or their direct consequences. The Foundation is unlikely to make donations for:
The restoration or upgrading of buildings, including churches;
Environmental charities (unless there is a benefit to a disadvantaged community); and Administration equipment such as IT equipment for a charity’s own use.  Bidding rounds are in March, June, September and November.

Postcode Trust Small: Grants£500 – £20,000.  Registered charities* in England, Scotland & Wales can apply in May, September

The Hobson Charity Limited (Facebook link) for

  • Education.
  • Poverty relief.
  • Recreation.
  • Social welfare.
  • Support of older people, and
  • Support for disadvantaged people.

The AB Charitable Trust: Grants between £7,500 to £10,000 for groups with an income of £150,000 to £1.5m.  All grant-giving is informed by ABCT’s commitment to combat abuse and violations of human rights, and to support the disadvantaged by fostering community action.Grant rounds in January, April, July and October.

The Charles Hayward Foundation: Themes include social and criminal justice (alternatives to custody, rehabilitation).  Grant rounds are quarterly.

The Hilden Charitable Trust UK Fund: Hilden’s grant making priorities are: Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to 25.

Sanctuary Housing
Themes include:
Community safety and infrastructure
Projects which ensure that our communities are safe places to live and are  equipped with the infrastructure they need to shape their aims and aspirations. For example, bringing the community together to increase their
sense of safety.
Financial inclusion: Projects which ensure that everyone is able to access the basic financial services products that are needed to participate in a modern society. For example, accessing appropriate and impartial advice on managing a budget.

Woodward Charitable Trust Small Grants £100 to £5,000 and Large Grants over £5,000SmallUnknownThemes include:
Prisoners and ex-offenders. Projects that help the rehabilitation and resettlement of prisoners and/or ex-offenders are supported as well as requests to help prisoners’ familiesDisadvantaged women, covering refuges, domestic violence and parenting.

The Archer Trust £250 and £3,000.  In one way or another, you should provide aid or support to a defined group of needy or deserving people, for instance those with physical or mental disabilities or the disadvantaged.You should be competently run and can support your application with up-to-date accounts.

Woodroffe Benton Foundation: Up to £2,000 for groups with an income of less than £1m.  Relief of persons in need, hardship or distress by reason of disaster or as a consequence of social or economic circumstance. Provision/Maintenance of care and accommodation for the sick and elderly. Environmental, Conservation/Preservation/Protection/Improvement – in particular where this would encourage the provision of access by members of the general public. Grant rounds are in January, April, July and October.

Discovery Grants – (DiscoveryFoundation): £5,000 max for one year for UK Registered Charities, Community Interest Companies and Credit Unions to fund local projects helping disadvantaged people.