The Foundation will not generally fund work relating to the following beneficiaries or activities.

Please check carefully that your work does fall within this exclusion criteria.

The following may be excluded because other sources of funding are more readily available than for the work which the Foundation makes a priority; or it may be work where small grants are unlikely to make a significant impact; or it may be beyond the Foundation’s resources to make grants in these areas.

Groups of people which we do NOT generally fund:

  • Children and young people, or families
  • Individuals
  • People with particular medical conditions or disorders
  • People with physical or learning disabilities
  • People suffering or recovering from addiction, alcohol or drug misuse
  • Single nationality community groups

Activities/types of work which we do NOT fund:

  • Animal welfare or animal rights
  • Annual or one-off events or festivals
  • Capital grants
  • Endowments or contributions to other grant-making bodies
  • General arts or cultural or language projects
  • General health or healthcare
  • Holidays or holiday play-schemes or day-trips
  • Medical research
  • Museums or galleries
  • One-to-one general counselling
  • Overseas travel
  • Private and/or mainstream education
  • Property purchase, building or refurbishment
  • Publications
  • Restoration or conservation of historic buildings or sites
  • Sports and recreation
  • University or post-graduate education
  • Vehicle purchase
  • Work which with Trustees believe is rightly the responsibility of the state
  • Work which will already have taken place before a grant is agreed

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