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Funding focussing on Deprivation

Please see below for companies and trusts that specialise in Deprivation.

Help the Homeless:
Grants for capital costs

The Lloyd’s Bank Foundation:
Core costs and developing your charity

Sarah D’Avigdor Goldsmid Charitable Trust 
Email hdt@hadlow.com

Grants for individuals in hardship (not organisations)

Trusthouse Charitable Foundation
Grants for organisations with income up up £500,000

Money Advice Trust 

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 £5,000 Small Unknown

Themes 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’ families.
Disadvantaged 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.

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