Here are some examples of the kind of activities which might be suitable for funding. For some case studies of grants we have made recently click here.
- Provision of advice or information
- Arts activities where the primary purpose is therapeutic or social
- Befriending or mentoring
- Mediation or conflict resolution
- Practical work, such as gardening or recycling, which benefits both the provider and the recipient
- Self-help groups
- Social activities or drop-in centres
- Strengthening the rights of particular groups and enabling their views and experiences to be heard by policy-makers
- Research and education aimed at changing public attitudes or policy
- Work aimed at combating stigma or discrimination
- Work developing practical alternatives to violence
Size of grant?
Our grants are relatively modest. The average award is around £5,000-£6,000. You can apply for funding to a maximum of £15,000 – but this is generally only offered to larger organisations.
Length of grant?
The Foundation makes single grants, or grants split over two or three years.