The Majorie and Geoffrey Jones Charitable Trust

Grants available from The Majorie and Geoffrey Jones Charitable Trust to charitable organisations which are working for the benefit of disadvantaged people in Devon. For more information phone 01803 396663.

Studd Charitable Trust

Studd Charitable Trust has small grants for registered charities carrying out health and welfare projects in the South West of England. Applications should be made in writing to:
Diptford Court,
TQ9 7LY.

Comic Relief

Comic Relief have grants available of over £10,000 for projects that help older people cope with the challenges of the harsh financial climate and resultant exclusion and hardship by educating them. Grants are being managed by the Devon Community Foundation. For more information phone 01884 235887.

The Npower Energy Trust

Funding is available to individuals, charities and money advice agencies from The Npower Energy Trust to help people take control of their finances and reduce the burden of their debts. The process is managed by Charis Grants Ltd. For more information phone 01733 421060.

The Lloyds TSB Foundation

Grants are available from The Lloyds TSB Foundation for small to medium-sized registered charities that help disadvantaged people engage in their community. Core costs are supported, including running costs and salaries, and grants are available for up to three years. Grant levels are determined by the size of the charity and the priority of the work. For more information phone 0870 4111223.

The Money Saving Expert Charity Fund

The Money Saving Expert Charity Fund has grants of up to £5,000 available to charities, community groups and individuals who help to educate and inform people about consumer or debt issues.

The Volant Charitable Trust

Funding is available from The Volant Charitable Trust to support charities and projects, whether national or community-based, at home or abroad, that alleviate social deprivation, with a particular emphasis on women’s and children’s issues. All charities should be registered with the relevant national charity commission or equivalent body.

The Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation

The Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation has grants from £1,000 to £250,000 available to support charities who aim to improve people’s quality of life, particularly of people in need. The funding can be used for capital projects, endowments, scholarship funds and research. For more information email: or phone 02074082198.

The Friends Provident Foundation

The Friends Provident Foundation makes grants of up to £200,000 to not-for profit organisations for projects that contribute to a more resilient, fairer and more sustainable economic system.

Help the Homeless

Grants of up to £3,000 are available from Help the Homeless for registered charities to support homeless people in making their return to the community. Grants are made to assist in the purchase of equipment and other capital funds (for things you can see) and not usually for running costs e.g. salaries. There are four submission deadlines a year.

The Hilden Charitable Fund

The Hilden Charitable Fund has grants of up to £5,000 available to small local UK charities that work with the homeless, minority groups and penal affairs. Project costs and core running costs are eligible. For more information phone 0207 603 1525.

The Lord Clinton Charitable Trust

The Lord Clinton Charitable Trust may be able to offer grants to assist you. You should apply by sending a letter explaining your current circumstances including why you need funds and giving your contact details to:
Lord Clinton Charitable Trust,
Devon Clinton Estates,
Rolle Estate Office,
Bicton Arena,
East Budleigh
EX9 7BL.

All applications will be assessed on an individual basis.

The Tudor Trust

Grants are available from The Tudor Trust to help organisations to achieve lasting change in their communities. They aim to support work which addresses the social, emotional and financial needs of people on the margins of society. For more information phone 020 7727 8522.

The Nationwide Foundation

The Nationwide Foundation has grants of up to £5,000 available to registered charities with a yearly income of less than £500,000. This funding is to help support housing and/ or financial aims. For more information phone 01793 655113.

The Santander Foundation

Grants of up to £10,000 are available from The Santander Foundation to support community and voluntary groups that work with disadvantaged people, focusing on the priorities of education, training and financial capability.

The Act Foundation

The Act Foundation has grants of any amount available to individuals in need and charities that work to enhance the quality of life for people in need, specifically the mentally and physically disabled. This can be for adaptations to buildings, specialist equipment and financial help for respite care. For more information or phone 01753 753900.

The Greggs Foundation

The Greggs Foundation has grants of up to £2,000. Many charitable causes can be supported, most are to support an identifiable cause such as trips, activities and equipment. The Foundation prioritises carers, people with disabilities, homeless and older people.