The aim of the trustees is to support charities in the fields of medical research, education and the arts. In addition, social welfare is supported, especially work known to the trustees. If charities work locally, priority is given to those in Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire. We support registered charities, including Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs) and those correctly registered as charities in their own countries.
The Impact for Growth strand is for charities and social enterprises that are seeking to raise investments or contracts.
It includes training, grant funding and support to help organisations develop impact management systems required to meet the needs of investors or commissioners.
We are looking for an experienced Fundraiser to join our small team. Fundraising is a new area of development for the charity so we need a self-starter who will thrive in establishing new relationships with funders.
Phil Godfrey – Grant Administrator for the John Moores Foundation recently came to Wirral to deliver a presentation on their funding as well as take part in a Q & A.
Phil covered the background, and context to the fund, and also mentioned the 50th Anniversary celebrations. He told us that the fund is in constant review, and showed us the new grant application guidance booklets.
Take some time to look at the new application form and guidance for Awards for All, if you are thinking of applying, and have done so before.
The Catalyst Small Grants programme supports organisations to build fundraising capacity to enable them to attract more private giving to arts and culture. It does this by supporting organisations to invest in systems training and developments for staff, volunteers and boards or to cover the costs of external expertise to support their fundraising.
The programme offers one off investment of between £10,000 and £30,000.
Donations and philanthropy will never replace public-funding shortfalls. However, they are an important source of support for organisations to explore to reduce their financial risk and help them become more resilient.
Eaga Charitable Trust provides financial support for work that contributes to understanding and addressing the causes and effects of fuel poverty. We aim to promote a sound evidence base to underpin decision-making in relation to the public’s health and wellbeing and combatting fuel poverty. We encourage effective action to ensure fair access to energy services and reduced health inequalities for all groups in society.
The Marc Fitch Fund makes small grants towards the costs of publishing scholarly work in the fields of British and Irish national, regional and local history, archaeology, antiquarian studies, historical geography, the history of art and architecture, heraldry, genealogy and surname studies, archival research, artefact conservation and the broad fields of the heritage, conservation and the historic environment.
First Steps Enterprise Fund (FSEF) is a £300,000 pilot fund to support community organisations. We manage this fund on behalf of the ASDA Foundation. Funding packages of up to £30,000* are available (90% loan and 10% grant). The loan element is charged at 5% (fixed) to be repaid over a period of 4 years with an optional capital holiday for the first year.
The Fund aims to support people aged 60+ and can consider community projects that focus on supporting health and well being, tackle social isolation or help people to learn a new skill/develop an interest.