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:

Joyce Fletcher Charitable Trust Grant

Grants available for voluntary and community sector organisations undertaking projects involving music and the arts, especially in the lives of children, the disabled and disadvantaged. 

The Joyce Fletcher Charitable Trust Grant is available to charitable institutions and organisations involved in music in a social or therapeutic context.
In particular, the scheme wishes to support projects in South West England with the following themes:

Awards for All

National Lottery Awards for All offers funding from £300 to £10,000 to support what matters to people and communities.

National Lottery Awards for All has three funding priorities. Tell us in your application how you meet at least one of them.


Our priorities are:

Culture Seeds

Culture Seeds is part of the Mayor of London’s draft Strategy for Culture, Culture for all Londoners.


The new grants will be used to support community-led cultural projects in every London borough.

Culture Seeds will support small or informal organisations and groups.


Health Heart Community Grants

Grants are available for new, original and innovative projects that actively promote heart health and help to reduce of prevent the risk of heart disease.

Over £1.7m has been awarded in the last 10 years.  Previous projects cover exercise, education, using green spaces and cycling. The grant application rolls out on a regional basis throughout the year.  Dates for Scotland, Tyne Tees and Granada have already passed for this year but dates are still open for other areas in the UK.  Check the website for details of when grant applications open.

Angus Allnatt Charitable Foundation Fund

The Fund supports charitable organisations that help young musicians aged 13-25 particularly those at the beginning of a professional career.

Funding is available for expenditure costs associated with projects. Due to the volume of applications received, applicants are advised to submit a proposal, or give notice that they intend to do so, at least six months in advance.

Applications should be made in writing to the Angus Allnatt Charitable Foundation.

Tŷ Cerdd – Youth Funding

Tŷ Cerdd’s mission is to promote the music of Wales in all its variety to every community. Their funding aims to help communities use music to enhance their
society activities and to promote musical activity in all parts of Wales.

Tŷ Cerdd recognizes the fundamental importance of young people becoming involved in music making. The future of music in Wales depends upon this.