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External funding opportunity - Grants for Registered Charities


  • A UK charity that has been registered with the Charity Commission for at least 3 years
  • A project or running costs for a charity that equips people (aged 11 and over) with the skills ready for employment
  • Annual repeat funding for up to 3 years – subject to satisfactory annual reviews of progress and impact
  • The charity’s annual turnover does not exceed £500,000

Grant prioritise

  • Match funded projects
  • Charities that can provide compelling evidence of impact
  • Charities working with collaborative networks
  • Self-sustainable projects, with a view to becoming less reliant on grants in the future

Grant do not fund

  • Organisations with political, lobbying or proselytizing objectives
  • Capital costs (the purchase of land, buildings, construction)
  • Charities that operate outside of the UK
  • Subsidiaries, ‘off shoots’ or franchises of larger charities
  • Hospitals

How to apply:

The application process is divided into two stages:

  • Stage one is to complete the Expression of Interest form (link) where you will be asked to complete some basic contact details and a short description of what you require funding for.
  • If successful, you will be invited to Stage two – a more in-depth application form. Applicants will also be asked to submit a Project Plan (template available to download if you wish), budget, latest set of financial accounts and any relevant policies.
  • Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by email.

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