Community cohesion

BlueSpark Foundation

Grants are available for schools, community groups, clubs, societies or other organisations in England to improve the education and development of children and young people through educational, cultural, sporting, and other activities.

The BlueSpark Foundation is a registered charity whose objective is to fund or part fund projects which aim to improve the education and development of children and young people by means of educational, cultural, sporting or other activities.

The funding is intended to support projects which have the following objectives:

The Hedley Denton Charitable Trust

The Hedley Denton Charitable Trust provides grants to charitable organisations in the UK. The scheme aims to fund projects on the following:

  • Medical research and care
  • Youth development
  • Disabled people
  • The arts

Assisting the disadvantaged both at home and overseas. Preference is given to organisations in the North East of England. 

Maximum Value £2000, minimum value £100.

The Gaynor Cemlyn-Jones Trust

One-off grants available to registered charities in North Wales and Anglesey for a variety of activities including the study and promotion of music.

The charity provides one-off grants of £100 upwards to registered charities in North Wales and Anglesey.  The charities interests are broad and include conservation, medical research and animal welfare, and also include the study and promotion of music.

Ward Blenkinsop Trust

Grants are available for registered charities and voluntary bodies undertaking general charitable activities in England and Wales.

The Ward Blenkinsop Trust offers grants for charitable purposes as the Trustees see fit.
The funding is intended for the following:

  • General charitable purposes.
  • Education and training.
  • Advancement of health or saving of lives.
  • Arts, culture, heritage and science.

Fund Value: £90,000.
No minimum or maximum grant value provided.

No website, applications should be made in writing to:

Windsor and Maidenhead – Revenue Grants and Kidwells Park Trust Grants

Funding is intended to support local voluntary organisations with their annual revenue expenses.

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is the Trustee of the Kidwells Park Trust. Grants from the Trust are to be used "to assist in providing facilities for recreation and other leisure time occupation in the interests of social welfare for the benefit of the inhabitants of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead". It is aimed particularly at increasing cultural activity.

To be eligible organisations must have:

Ballinger Charitable Trust

Grants available for charities, voluntary organisations and community groups for projects that support young people, older people, or the arts and culture in the North East of England.

The Ballinger Charitable Trust has been offering grants to charities, voluntary organisations and community groups in the North East of England since 1994.
The Trust gives grants to local projects that: