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:
A small number of grants are available to not-for-profit organisations and registered charities that engage young people through sports, arts and education for projects primarily in London and the South East.
Youth Music is the UK’s largest children’s music charity, set up in 1999 to promote and support music-making opportunities for children with the least access. Youth Music’s vision is that 'life-changing' music-making is available to all children and young people.
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.
Grants are available for charitable organisations carrying out a variety of general charitable activities in the UK.
Funding is available for projects in the West Midlands that will make a difference to communities and that they can be actively engaged in.
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 Catherine Cookson Charitable Trust offers grants to charitable organisations working in the North East of England.
The Trust supports a wide range of activities including education and training, environment and conservation, arts and culture as well as general charitable purposes. The Trust’s principal aim is to identify and meet the local needs of the area in which Dame Catherine was brought up and resided.
Last year, the trust awarded around £970,000 in charitable donations.
Grants of between £250 and £100,000 are available.
The Arts-based Learning Fund offers two levels of funding: