Grants are given to a wide variety of organisations (generally in Scotland, particularly Tayside) including cancer research and other medical charities, youth organisations and arts and music.
Areas of low cultural engagement
The Jack Brunton Charitable Trust has been operating since 1986, when it was created by Jack Brunton, a local farmer in North Riding of Yorkshire.
Funding is intended to support general charitable purposes. In the past grants have ranged from £250 to £1,000. Charitable organisations in the UK are eligible to apply.
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Martin Paisner CBE,
The Said Foundation is a British charity founded in 1982 by international businessman and philanthropist, Wafic Said, and his wife Rosemary.
Persimmon, the UK’s leading house builder, launched their £750,000 community fund in 2015 to support local groups and charities across England, Scotland and Wales.
Funding is available for general charitable purposes. Previously the Trust has supported a wide range of different local, national and international causes, including charities working for human medical research, the relief of suffering and respite, and religious and heritage charities.
Funding is available for projects that fit with the family ethos of protecting rural communities and encouraging participation in the arts, particularly that of textiles. Priority is given to the following:
Funding is available to charities and charitable organisations for projects that promote urban and rural regeneration, with a preference for the Yorkshire region.
Grants for charitable organisations with outdoor and character-building projects for young people in the North West England as well as for educational, religious and cultural activities and institutions in the North West of England.
We are interested in funding charitable causes which we believe to be unpopular both in society, and with other funders. Our focus is currently on adults within eight beneficiary groups:
• Asylum seekers and refugees*
• Gypsies and Travellers
• LGBTQ communities
• Migrant communities*
• Offenders and ex-offenders
• Older people
• People experiencing mental health problems
• People experiencing violence or abuse
* We do not fund organisations working with single nationalities