£1,000-£5,000

Joyce Fletcher Charitable Trust Grant

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 the UK, and particularly the South West of England, with the following themes:

  • Music in a social or therapeutic context.
  • Music and special needs.
  • Children and young people’s welfare, preferably for arts activities.

Max value £2,000
Min value £1,000

Norman Family Charitable Trust

Charities and other not-for-profit making organisations can apply as long as they are wholly based and working in the South West of England, particularly Devon and Cornwall. There is a preference for Exeter and/or East Devon. Applications from North Somerset, Bristol and Avon are very unlikely to be successful.

Preference is given to smaller local charities without national appeal and who have limited resources for fundraising.

The majority of grants awarded by the Trust are between £500 and £1,000, athough grants of up to £5,000 will be considered.

Marina Kleinwort Charitable Trust

The Marina Kleinwort Charitable Trust offers grants to charitable organisations active in the UK. The scheme is intended to support arts organisations.

Funding is provided at the discretion of the Trustees. Recent grants have been for between £1,000-£5,000.

Applications to be submitted in writing to: 

The Marina Kleinwort Charitable Trust
Kleinwort Benson
14 St George Street
London
W1S 1FE

The Ian Askew Charitable Trust

The Ian Askew Charitable Trust offers grants to charitable organisations, particularly those working in Sussex.
The Trust considers applications from a wide range of organisations, including those active in the following areas:

  • Children and young people.
  • Older people.
  • Disability and health care.
  • Welfare.

The majority of grants are for £500 or less, however, larger grants (up to £3,000) can also be awarded.

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.

Hadrian Trust

Grants are available to help social welfare and charitable organisations working to improve the lives of people in the North East of England, and particular focus is placed on groups working in the fields of social welfare, youth, disability, the elderly, women, ethnic minorities, educations, arts and the environment.

Grants may be for a specific project or part of a project, purchase of equipment or as a contribution to running costs.

Fidelio Charitable Trust

The Fidelio Charitable Trust was established in 2008 in support of the Arts in the UK. The Trustees aim to help individual and groups who would not be able to carry out a project or activity without financial support, particularly those who are at an early stage in their careers. Such individuals and groups must be recommended by an appropriate person in an institution, college, Arts Festival and similar organisations. Applications by those seeking support for themselves will not be considered by the trustees.

The Gillian Dickinson Trust

The Gillian Dickinson Trust offers support to small charities in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and County Durham. Its aims are to promote creativity in young people and to help those who have a deprived life.  Applicants should be aware that the charity is looking to support projects which will be life changing for the recipient charity and/or its beneficiaries. 

In the past it has provided grants to support the Young Pianist of the North and Youth Opera in the North East.

Grants are available up to around £40,000.

Applications are made via the website.