Supports organisations and projects to have real impact in their community, enabling them to continue their work and make vital improvements to their service.

Our Community Grants programme is made up of a number of funds managed on behalf of donors by the Foundation. It provides grants up to £5,000 and can support a broad range of projects.

Who can apply?

There are no limits to the size of organisation that can apply, however priority will go to those organisations that can evidence that they can deliver significant impact locally.

When to apply?

There are no deadlines – applications can be made at any time.

What type of funding can you apply for?

We will consider funding any activity that has a clear community benefit and that meet our general grants criteria.

Before applying please read our general grant making criteria.  Click here to check that your organisation and activity or project for which you are seeking funding meets our criteria.

Please contact a member of the Grants Team on 0191 378 6340 if you have any questions or need help with your application.