Grants are available to a range of organisations for music projects in England that increase the number of children and young people across England who have the opportunity to take part in high-quality musical activities, particularly those who are experiencing challenging circumstances and who face barriers to music making.
The Skinners' Company Lady Neville Charity was formally set up in 1978 following a bequest from Ralph Neville JP. The Skinners' Company is one of the 'great twelve' City livery companies. The objective of the Lady Neville Charity is to provide grants that will make a clear and significant contribution to grassroots charitable organisations offering a diverse range of activities and interests.
Registered charities and not-for-profit organisations based in the United Kingdom whose total annual income is less than £100,000 per annum are eligible to apply.
The Trust supports classical music performance and training especially chamber music, composition and music education. Particular interests within music education are music for children and adults with special needs, youth orchestras and projects at secondary and higher levels, including academic research.
Applications are considered under the following headings:
Grant for individuals, voluntary and community organisations undertaking projects that encourage and develop artistic interests in young people in the UK, with particular interest in activities taking place in the West Midlands.
The Philip Bates Trust offers grants to advance the education of young people under the age of 25 in the arts by:
Registered charities based in, or benefitting, residents of Teesside, County Durham, Tyne & Wear and Northumberland may apply. Local charitable organisations are viewed more favourably than large national organisations.
Community and voluntary groups that are not able to register as charities may apply with a letter of support from a suitable registered charity (such as a local CVS) which is willing to hold the grant on their behalf.
Priority will be given to projects which address one or both of the following:
The Wixamtree Trust is a general grant-making Trust whose Trustees have decided to focus most of their support on organisations and projects based or operating in Bedfordshire.
Funding is intended to support registered charities and local community organisations with general charitable purposes for the benefit of residents in Bedfordshire.
Registered charities and other charitable organisations which are either based or running projects and services in Bedfordshire can apply.
Minimum Value of the grant is £1,000. Maximum Value is £10,000.
The One Stop’s ‘Carriers for Causes’ grants programme, administered by Groundwork, is funded through the money raised from the 5p bag charge in One Stop stores in England, Wales and Scotland.
The funding is intended for local not-for-profit organisations that have projects located within two miles of a One Stop store in England, Scotland or Wales.
The grants will cover the direct costs needed to deliver the project which must meet at least one of the programme's outcomes:
The Kennedy Leigh Charitable Trust offers grants to charitable organisations active in the UK or Israel.
The scheme is intended to support organisations undertaking general charitable activities.
In particular, the scheme wishes to support projects with the following themes:
The Calmcott Trust offers grants to charitable organisations active in the UK, particularly Yorkshire.
The scheme is intended to support organisations undertaking projects in the following areas:
- Social welfare.The arts.
Applicants should note that the Trust does not maintain a website or an email address.
Applications must be made in writing.
The value of funding is at the discretion of the Trustees.
Grants are available for charitable organisations involved with conservation of culture inherited from the past and the dissemination of knowledge, particularly in the humanities field.
The Aurelius Charitable Trust offers grants to charitable organisations working in England or Wales. The application process is ongoing and interested applicants may apply at any time.