Grant Directories

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Hertfordshire Community Foundation - Hertfordshire Children's Fund (Hertfordshire)

The Hertfordshire Community Foundation is an independent charity that aims to tackle need and deprivation by delivering a range of grants to support local small charities, community and voluntary groups, and individuals on behalf of a wide range of donors. Through the Hertfordshire Children's Fund, the Foundation provides effective, practical support to disadvantaged children (aged 0-16) and their families in Hertfordshire by providing grants of up to £300 for essential items such as washing machines, cookers and beds to ensure they can keep their children healthy, safe and clean.

Kent Community Foundation - Vanquis Social Impact Fund (Kent)

The Kent Community Foundation exists to benefit disadvantaged communities by making grants to support relevant charitable or voluntary organisations, which make a difference to their local communities. Through the Vanquis Social Impact Fund the foundation provides funding of between £1,500 and £5,000 to projects that meet one of the following themes: Improving people’s personal finance capabilities (debt and financial advice/education); Improving physical and/or mental health; Providing support which enhances, creates and sustains positive family relationships; Addressing issues of low educational attainment and improving learning outcomes; Providing people with opportunities to reduce inequality, exclusion and disadvantage, including projects which increase access to employment.

Kent Community Foundation - Ivy and Jane Charitable Fund (Kent)

The Kent Community Foundation exists to benefit disadvantaged communities by making grants to support relevant charitable or voluntary organisations, which make a difference to their local communities. Through the Ivy and Jane Charitable Fund the foundation provides funding for young carers up to the age of 18 who look after someone who has a disability, illness, mental health condition, or a drug or alcohol problem. The fund supports requests for activities that the young carer might otherwise miss out on, thereby helping them to have enjoyable childhood experiences. 

Groundwork - Lambeth Early Action Partnership Community Award (London)

Groundwork is a federation of charities working nationally and locally to transform lives in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities. Through the Lambeth Early Action Partnership (LEAP) Community Award programme Groundwork is working in partnership with LEAP to provide grants of between £500 and £2,000 to help improve young children’s diet and nutrition, social and emotional development, and communication and language through community run activities for children aged 0-3 years old and their families.

The Newby Trust - Health Grants (UK)

The Newby Trust funds local, regional or national charities registered and operating in the UK within the broad categories of education, health and social welfare.  Through the Health programme the Trust provides grants of up to £10,000 to maintain and improve the mental health of children and young people; support the mental and physical health of older people; and fund medical research.

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation - Young People Leaving Care Programme (UK)

The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for people and communities throughout the UK. The Foundation does this by funding the charitable work of organisations that are building an inclusive, creative and sustainable society.  Through the Young People Leaving Care programme the Foundation will support projects that help you care leavers feel emotionally stable and be financially secure, and ultimately make a more successful transition to independence.

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation - Children and Young People Programme (UK)

The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for people and communities throughout the UK. The Foundation does this by funding the charitable work of organisations that are building an inclusive, creative and sustainable society.  Through the Children and Young people programme the Foundation will fund organisations that seek to challenge the inequalities faced by young people (age 0–25). The Foundation want to see the views of children and young people at the heart of organisations, and young people empowered to take action.

Westminster Foundation - Small Grants Programme (UK)

The Westmister Foundation is a grant making charity that aims to address social welfare issues in certain geographic areas. The Foundation’s funding is focused on creating opportunities for young people and their families to have the resilience, skills and capacity to lead happy and healthy lives. Through creating these opportunities, the Foundation aims to tackle the causes of inter-generational inequality and its impact, particularly by reducing the risk of homelessness and mental ill-health.

The Garfield Weston Foundation - Youth (UK)

The Garfield Weston Foundation is a charitable grant-making foundation, which supports a wide range of causes across the UK, donating over £70 million annually. The Trustees have a preference for charities directly delivering services and activities to those in need and are especially keen to see applications from charities in the Welfare, Youth and Community sectors and also in regions of economic disadvantage.   Through the Welfare grants programme, the Foundation’s support ranges from small local groups, such as girl guides and youth clubs to larger national youth development charities.

Mercers Company – Church and Communities (London, Norfolk, Lincolnshire, County Durham, Tyne & Wear, Northumberland and Teesside)

The Mercers Company is one of the most well-established Livery companies in the City of London. The Church and Communities programme supports churches, as well as other faith and secular community-based organisations, to enable adults and families to lead fulfilling lives. Funding is available for organisations with projects that will strengthen communities and families; building positive inclusive relationships between people, increasing a sense of belonging and reducing isolation.

Youth Endowment Fund Fund (England and Wales)

The Youth Endowment Fund is a new attempt to put early intervention at the heart of efforts to tackle youth offending. It will support programmes and community partnerships working with children (10-14) at risk of being drawn into crime and violence, and build up knowledge of what works to prevent that.  Applicants can apply for up to two years of funding, and although there is no upper limit, applicants must be in a position to use the first £100,000 of funding within the first six months of the grant being awarded.

Masonic Charitable Foundation Early Years Opportunities Grants Programmes (England and Wales)

Charities in the in England and Wales can apply for Early Years Opportunities Grants through the Masonic Charitable Foundation.  The Early Years Opportunities programme is open to charities that help disadvantaged children and young people (up to the age of 25 years) overcome the barriers they face to achieve the best possible start in life.  The programme offers both small grants of up to £15,000 to charities with an annual income of up to £500,000 for projects lasting up to three years; and grants of between £10,000 and £80,000 to charities with an annual income of above £500,000 for projects lasting up to three years.

British and Foreign School Society - Looked after Children Programme (UK)

The Looked after Children Programme aims to improve the educational attainment of ‘looked after children' and young carers in the UK. The programme offers funding and non- financial support and aims to pilot novel approaches to improving the educational attainment of these children and young carers which can be scaled up so that in time they are able to take advantage of opportunities afforded by tertiary education and employment. Funding of up to  £100,000 is available over a 3-year period and match funding will be required.

YHA Family Breaks Programme (England & Wales)

The Youth Hostel Association aims to help all, especially young people of limited means, to a greater knowledge, love and care of the countryside. The YHA provide breaks at some of their most iconic and inspiring locations, and aims to support children who are experiencing exceptionally challenging lives and their families to access positive life changing experiences, creating memories that last a lifetime. The Family Breaks Programme will provide accommodation for a maximum of two nights and will provide breakfast and evening meal for a maximum of 2 adults their children under the age of 18. All applications must be supported by a professional, this can be a teacher, support worker, or a health or social care worker.

Wilmcote Charitrust

The Wilmcote Charitrust gives grants to Registered Charities and voluntary organisations working for the relief of poverty, sickness, old age and distress, the advancement of religion and education and such other charitable objects as considered appropriate by the trustees. Grants are made to a range of organisations including those whose work benefits ex-service personnel, medical charities, young person's charities, colleges and schools, religious charities and those that help the aged.

Royal Merchant Navy Education Foundation

The Royal Merchant Navy Education Foundation provides funding for the needy British children of Merchant Navy seafarers, professional sea-going fishermen and RNLI lifeboat crew members, who have served or are serving at sea and who are unable to meet their children's educational needs.
Awards are made to 'enable education' for children at any stage of education development from birth to professional career entry qualifications. Grants can cover anything from school fees, textbooks or uniform, right through to computers, internet access or even shoe repairs.

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Children's Fund

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Children's Fund is the only charity dedicated to supporting children whose parents work, or have worked, for the Naval Service. The Children's Fund provides support that includes childcare, special needs education, days out and in-home support in times of crisis. An area of particular growth has been the Charity's focus on assisting children within its remit who have special needs. This work now accounts for nearly half of its awards to beneficiaries.

The Royal Pinner Educational Trust (UK)

The Royal Pinner Educational Trust is an educational trust for the children of commercial travellers, travelling sales (commercial) and technical representatives and manufacturers' agents, where the family has suffered adversity, and with a preference for children who have not yet attained the age of 25. The Foundation awards grants to assist with the educational costs of eligible children at state, private, day or boarding schools, college or university.

The Royal Liverpool Seamen's Orphan Institution (UK)

The Royal Liverpool Seamen's Orphan Institution offers grants to help those families who have lost a seafaring parent. The Institution supports families by providing awards for the children throughout their education and can in some circumstances offer grants to mothers for the children's monthly maintenance, clothing, holidays etc.

Reedham Childrens Trust (England)

The Reedham Trust helps children in England whose home circumstances are so unsatisfactory that a boarding environment is in their best interests. The emphasis is on boarding need, to provide caring pastoral support, stability and the opportunity for educational and emotional development. The Trust provides help in circumstances such as: Death or permanent absence of one or both parents; severe and enduring mental, physical ill health or other disability of parent(s); child neglect; disability of a sibling of sufficient severity to be seriously prejudicial to the normal development of the child.

Fashion & Textile Childrens Trust (UK)

The Fashion & Textile Children's Trust provides education and wellbeing grants to support children (0-18 years) whose parents or guardians work, or have recently worked (within the last 9 years) in the UK fashion and textile industry. This includes retail, head office, manufacturing, wholesale, design, distribution, bridal wear, menswear, knitwear, supermarkets, soft furnishings etc. Grants starting at £250 can pay for an everyday item like a new school uniform or a specialist item like mobility equipment. It could also help with a household cost which impacts on the child's life, like a broken washing machine or fridge.

Buttle UK Boarding School Fees Grant (UK)

Buttle UK provides grants of up to £4,500 for boarding school fees for children over the age of 11 where there is a strong case as to why the child cannot stay within the family home with their parent or carer. Grants can be made to help children between the ages of 11 and 18 who are: Adopted; cared for by grandparents, relatives or friends; from single parent families; with two carers where one is very seriously incapacitated through illness or disability.

Buttle UK Anchor Grants (UK)

Buttle UK provides grants to address the impact of domestic abuse on children and young people. Professional organisations working with children and families suffering lasting emotional, social or educational difficulties as a result of domestic abuse can apply to this flexible grant scheme to fund a range of activities, support and everyday items including, but not limited to: Therapy; after school clubs; critical home furniture; help with moving costs; school uniforms and tutoring lessons.

School Holiday Activity Fund (London)

John Lyon's Charity's School Holiday Activity Fund is designed to enable organisations to deliver fun and accessible activities for children and young people during the school holidays i.e. all half-term breaks, Easter, Christmas and the summer holiday. A variety of activities can be funded, examples include (but are not limited to): Holiday drop-in activities; arts activities; sports projects; family activities; trips out of London; camping trips. The Charity supports projects that support young people who live in nine boroughs in northwest London: Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Kensington & Chelsea and the Cities of London and Westminster.

Schools in Partnership Fund (London)

John Lyon's Charity gives grants to groups of state schools applying as partnerships of two or more. The partnership should preferably include a local voluntary organisation. Projects funded will offer support for the emotional health and wellbeing of the most challenged pupils, strengthen links with home-life and coordinate the support of other available professionals. Typically, applications centre on a key worker based at the "lead school" with this school responsible for the application, reporting and project management. Projects must be based in the Charity's beneficial area of Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, City of London.

East End Community Foundation (East End of London -Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets)

East End Community Foundation (EECF) is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. The Foundation funds grass roots organisations, directly delivers projects and works with local people, businesses, charities and public bodies to raise educational achievement, enhance employability and increase social cohesion. Support generally falls under the broad heading of social welfare. Applications must demonstrate a strong case for support, have clear aims and objectives, and, wherever possible, the applicant organisation or project will be user led and make a real difference to people within the community. EECF is able to fund a wide range of project costs including capital or revenue costs such as venue hire, promotional costs, start-up expenses, activities or training and some core costs.

Kent Community Foundation (Kent)

Kent Community Foundation (KCF) is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. The Foundation's aim is to provide funding that will directly address the needs of Kent's most vulnerable people and build strong and vibrant communities throughout the county. Most awards are made to small community and voluntary groups that are charitable in purpose and are working for the benefit of people in Kent and Medway. Projects generally fall under the broad heading of social welfare. Some funds for individuals in very specific circumstances are also available as are loans to support existing and newly created social enterprises that benefit the local community and enhance the economic, social and environmental vibrancy of Kent.

Community Foundation for Surrey (Surrey)

Community Foundation for Surrey (CFS) is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. CFS awards grants to community and voluntary groups for projects generally falling under the broad heading of social welfare. Surrey based community/voluntary groups who have a clear understanding of the needs of their community and are making a real difference can apply for funding to support changes that improve the quality of people's lives, build community capacity and empower local communities. Preference is given to projects working to become self-sustaining; and wherever possible, are user led. CFS is able to fund a wide range of project costs including core, revenue and capital costs for either new or existing projects or one-off initiatives.

Hammersmith United Charities (Hammersmith & Fulham)

Hammersmith United Charities (HUC) is a non-profit making charity that provides support for those organisations working to prevent or relieve hardship or distress in the former Metropolitan Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham who meet the current funding criteria: Meeting basic needs (food, shelter, advise etc.), Work with families with dependent children, Countering isolation (in any group and for any reason), Building confident individuals and communities. The HUC are particularly keen to fund smaller, local organisations with a strong connection to their beneficiaries and a good knowledge of the local area, the average grant awarded is £10,000 - £15,000. Micro Grants are also available of up to £500; these are to fund one off projects and activities or specific pieces of equipment

The Wallace & Gromit's Children's Charity (UK)

The charity supports regional and local children's hospitals and hospices, and ensures that the grants benefit local communities throughout the UK. Projects are funded to ensure children can still play, socialise and recuperate in a child friendly setting. The Trustees will consider any project which seeks to improve the quality of life of sick children. Some examples are arts, music, play and leisure programmes; facilities to support families of children treated in hospitals or hospices; welcoming and accessible environments; care and facilities in hospices; promoting education and information programmes; supporting children with physical and emotional difficulties; and medical equipment (when it can be shown that funding is not available from statutory sources).

Toy Trust (UK)

Founded by the BTHA, the Toy Trust- the industry's charity- exists to raise money predominantly from the toy industry, its suppliers and friends; and distribute the money raised to charities helping disadvantaged and disabled children within the UK and abroad. Toy Trust funds help disadvantaged children and their families to alleviate suffering; support children through awful experiences; encourage achievement through adversity; purchase vital equipment; provide care; bolster existing initiatives; initiate brand new projects; and satisfy basic needs

Adamson Trust (UK with a preference for Scotland)

The Adamson Trust makes grants for voluntary and community organisations and charities to help with the cost of holidays or respite breaks for disabled children (aged 3 to 17 years) with physical, mental, or emotional impairments.  The Trust gives priority to children from Scotland.

St James Place Foundation (UK)

The St James Place Foundation supports projects which fall within the following themes: Supporting Young People with special needs - supporting projects that provide directly for young people (under the age of 25) within the UK who suffer from physical or mental health difficulties or conditions, or a life threatening or degenerative illness, or are disadvantaged; Supporting disadvantaged young people; Supporting people with cancer. Funding of up to £10,000 is available to registered charities and special needs schools

Burden Trust (UK)

The Trust makes grants of up to £5,000 to voluntary and community organisations benefitting the young or people in need. The scheme is intended to support organisations undertaking projects in the following areas of  need:  Medical Research; Hospitals; Retirement homes; Schools and training institutions; Homes and care for the young; Other charitable work which helps people in need. The Trust makes grants throughout the UK though preference may be given to local charitable organisations in the Bristol area

Beatrice Laing Trust (UK)

The Trust funds projects concerned with the relief of poverty or distress, particularly those relating to children, and the advancement of the evangelical Christian faith, both at home and abroad. The Beatrice Laing Trust offers grants to UK registered charities working throughout the UK, in developing countries and overseas. Grants are generally awarded on a one-off basis for capital purposes such as the purchase or construction of new premises, building extension, redevelopment or refurbishment, or the purchase of equipment and vehicles.

BBC Children in Need - Main Grants Programme (UK)

The BBC Children in Need Main Grants programme distributes grants of over £10,000 to not for profit organisations such as Registered charities; Voluntary organisations; Schools ; Churches; and Community groups, etc  that work with disadvantaged children below the age of 18 living in the UK. In particular, grants are available for projects that help children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing illness, distress, abuse or neglect; any kind of disability; behavioural or psychological difficulties; and / or living in poverty or situations of deprivation. Applications should demonstrate how your project will change the lives of children for the better.

Steven Gerrard Foundation (UK)

Grants from the Steven Gerrard Foundation (SGF) are available to registered charities within the UK, that run projects working with disadvantaged children.  The primary goal of the Steven Gerrard Foundation (SGF) is to support disadvantaged children including their education and health; children with disabilities; street children; and children going through family breakdown.  The foundation places emphasis on supporting projects which involve children in identifying their own issues and solutions, designing and monitoring projects. Whilst operating both in the UK and worldwide, SGF will have particular focus in Stevens' home town of Liverpool.

Royal National Childrens Foundation (UK)

Royal National Children's Foundation helps vulnerable children in the UK whose circumstances are seriously prejudicial to their normal development. The Foundation provides Assisted Boarding school places for vulnerable children between the age of 7 and 16 years old who fulfill these criteria: Children have one or no active parents; children whose normal development is compromised or threatened by adverse home or school conditions; children live in poor families where the cost of boarding cannot be met; children that live in the UK.The RNCF also contributes towards the cost of counselling, essential school equipment and uniform when needed. Every year they offer many needy children an outward bound holiday in the UK.

Buttle UK - Small Grants Scheme (UK)

The aim of Buttle UK's Small Grants Programme is to help children and young people in desperate need who are facing exceptionally difficult circumstances or who are facing a crisis situation. Grants are intended to make a positive impact where a child's health or development is at risk. Buttle UK can deliver or fund critical household items such as: Gas or electric cookers; essential household items, furniture and kitchen equipment; clothing in exceptional or emergency situations; baby equipment; fridges and freezers; washing machines; children's beds and bedding.


Rosa - The UK Fund for Women and Girls (UK)

Rosa is a charitable fund set up to support initiatives that benefit women and girls in the UK. It supports projects working with women and girls in 4 priority areas. These are Economic Justice; Health & Wellbeing; Leadership; and Safety. Rosa is especially keen to support projects that focus on bringing about change on critical issues within Rosa's grant-giving priorities. The current funding programme is Woman to Woman - for groups with an income of under £100,000 per year, to support a wide range of charitable work that benefits women: from building confidence and leadership skills, tackling harassment and violence, to training in financial literacy and increasing engagement in decision-making. Rosa especially wants to support groups that work with disadvantaged communities or in disadvantaged areas. Grants can pay for core work, as well as mobilising volunteers, leadership development, communications and advocacy.

R W Mann Trust Grant (UK but preference with North Tyneside and East Newcastle areas)

The RW Mann Trust is a grant making organisation that supports organisations in the North Tyneside, South East Northumberland and in the East Newcastle areas who are locally run and led, help people with the greatest need, involve disadvantaged and minority groups, improve the quality of life in their community and are in the public interest. Grants made have varied between regular annual contributions, small one-off donations and grants for capital projects. . Most of the beneficiaries in recent years have been youth groups (both uniformed and non-uniformed), children, people with disabilities, older people, schools, colleges, councils for voluntary service and other advice agencies. The Trust has made grants of between £100 and £10,000 but the average size of grant awarded is £1000.

Mohammad Ibrahim Foundation - Grants Programme (UK)

The Mohammad Ibrahim Foundation is a private independent grant making foundation. It makes grants to organisations which aim to improve the quality of life for people and communities in the UK, both now and in the future. Grants are awarded twice a year for works that help transform the UK. The grants range from £500 - £10,000. Extraordinary projects may receive grants up to £50,000. The Foundation is particularly interested in: Community Building, Environment (Scotland only), Strengthening Nonprofits and Supporting Families. The Foundation likes to consider work which others may find hard to fund, perhaps because it breaks new ground, appears too risky, requires core funding, or needs a more unusual form of financial help such as a loan. Applications can be submitted at any time.

Ironmongers Company Grant (UK with preference to inner London)

The Ironmongers' Company aims to help people who are disadvantaged to improve their ability to make the most of life. Projects funded must focus on children and young people up to the age of 25, consist of educational opportunities that develop learning, motivation and skills and have clear objectives to be met within a planned timetable. The Company is particularly interested in enabling primary age children to develop a strong foundation for the future. Examples of activities might include supporting special educational needs, addressing emotional/behavioural problems, promoting citizenship and life skills and family support, such as parenting skills. Preference will be given to projects piloting new approaches where the outcomes will be disseminated to a wider audience. Grants are in the region of a few hundred pounds to £10,000. The appeals committee meets twice a year at the end of March and October. The deadlines for receipt of applications are 15 December and 31 July respect...

Happy Days Childrens Charity - Day Trips and Holidays Grant

Organisations catering for children with special needs such as schools, hospitals as well as individual families can apply for grants to provide vital respite breaks. There are three programmes: The Day Trip Grant fund for days out and theatre trips: Family Respite Breaks for short seaside or country breaks: Group Activity Holidays for which partial applications with joint funding are accepted. All trips usually take place in the UK and cater for disadvantaged young people with special needs including those in special needs schools, in hospitals and in hospices and individual families are also eligible. The applicant must represent a group of young people aged 3-17 with special needs, or represent a special needs school or special needs group. All key carers who will be accompanying children on the trip must be DBS cleared. Organisations must also have a child protection policy in place. The funding amount is discretionary and applications can be submitted at any time.

Noel Buxton Trust Grant (England, Scotland and Wales)

The Noel Buxton Trust Grants supports registered charities through the following programmes: Africa grants - focusses on economic development and favours work such as small business support and training, and microfinance in both urban and rural settings. The geographical focus for this funding is Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Sudan and South Sudan; Family Grants - the current focus of funding for families is the issue of domestic abuse. The emphasis is on registered charities outside London, South-east England; Penal grants - recognises the variety of Voluntary and Community Sector organisations that work with offenders and supports the commitment of these organisations to the rehabilitation of offenders for the benefit of both the offender and society as a whole.

Warburtons Trust - Community Giving Programme Grant (UK)

The Community Giving Programme focuses on charities, organisations and initiatives that improve the quality of family life. Therefore, the programme supports projects that have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the whole family, especially in the areas of diet, fitness, safety and education, as well as caring initiatives that improve the quality of life for the sick, elderly or disabled. Warburtons provides support in three ways: financial support, product donations and the personal involvement of individuals (both employees and family members). The company also seeks to support its employees in their fundraising initiatives through a match-funding programme. The funding amount is discretionary and applications can be submitted at any time.

Porticus UK Grant (England, Scotland & Wales)

The Porticus UK Grant scheme aims to fund projects assisting disadvantage and marginalised people, particularly in the programme areas of; strengthening family relationships; enriching education; church renewal; and ethics in practice. Porticus values are based in the Catholic faith, however, they welcome applications from all organisations, whether or not they have a faith basis. The charity not only provides financial assistance for projects, it is also willing to fund the development of policy, advocacy work and research. The majority of grants awarded are between £10,000 and £25,000.

Henry Smith Charity - Holiday Grants for Children (UK)

Applications can be made for grants towards holidays or outings within the UK for children aged 13 and under who are from areas of high deprivation, are experiencing disadvantage, or who have a disability. Funding is for holidays or outings that provide children with an experience they would not otherwise have the opportunity to access.  Trips can be to countryside or city locations, but must be outside the children’s immediate locality.  We are able to fund day-trips as well as longer residential trips, but are less likely to fund trips to high cost attractions (e.g. theme parks). 

John Lyons Charity (London)

The John Lyon's Charity gives grants to groups and organisations for the benefit of children and young adults who are resident in the London boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Kensington and Chelsea, City of London and the City of Westminster. The Charity's mission is to promote the life-chances of children and young people through education, the grant-giving is divided into 9 programme areas: Arts & Science; Children and families; Education and Learning; Emotional Wellbeing; Special Needs and Disability; Sports; Training; Youth Clubs and Youth Activities; Youth Issues.

BBC Children in Need - Small Grants Programme (UK)

BBC Children in Need Small Grants programme distributes grants of up to £10,000 to not for profit organisations such as Registered charities; Voluntary organisations; Schools ; Churches; and Community groups, etc  that work with disadvantaged children below the age of 18 living in the UK. . In particular, grants are available for projects that help children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing illness, distress, abuse or neglect; any kind of disability; behavioural or psychological difficulties; and / or living in poverty or situations of deprivation. Applications should demonstrate how your project will change the lives of children for the better.

Holiday Grant (UK)

The bulk of the Family Holiday Association's work is taken up with helping families in need access a holiday. Every year, the Association help over 2,000 families directly.  All the families  helped live on a very low income. For them, a holiday is not a luxury; it is an essential break to help them cope with difficult circumstances. It may also be their first ever holiday. Referals can come from: Social workers; Health visitors; Voluntary and statutory agencies; Charities such as Barnardos and NSPCC; GPs; Schools.

Roald Dahls Marvellous Childrens Charity (UK)

Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity provides grants that create and fund professional support for children; supports innovative nurse-led research and training;  provides practical assistance for families in financial crisis; runs funding programmes to help specific groups of seriously ill and disabled children. The charity prefer to help small or new organisations in favour of long-established, large or national organisations.  The focus is on children from birth to their 21st Birthday across the UK.