Woodward Charitable Trust - Main Grants (UK)
Up to £5,000 (small)/£5,000+ (large). Registered charities. Deadline 30th November 2014
The Trust’s grant-making focuses on the following areas:
- Children and young people who are isolated, at risk of exclusion or involved in antisocial behaviour
- Minority groups, including refugees, gypsies and travellers. Projects that promote integration and community cohesion favoured
- Prisoners and ex-offenders. Projects that help the rehabilitation and resettlement of prisoners and/or ex-offenders supported as well as requests to help prisoners’ families
- Disability projects - can include rehabilitation and training for people with physical/learning disability as well as help improving employment prospects
- Homelessness, especially affecting young people and women, and covering facilities such as women's refuges
- Arts outreach work by local groups involving disadvantaged people
- Environmental projects, especially with a strong educational element
The trustees prefer to fund small to medium-sized charities with an income of less than £300,000 where small grants can have more impact. The majority of the grants made are for one-off projects although some grants fund salaries and running costs.
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(page updated 28 October 2014)