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.

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:

Partnerships funding

Grants are awarded for up to five years and we can fund project activities, operating costs, organisational development and capital costs.


We’re really interested in hearing your ideas. Whether they’re big or small, tell us what you think will improve your community.


Reaching Communities

Flexible funding over £10,000 for up to five years to organisations in England who want to take action on the issues that matter to people and communities.

Reaching Communities make grants of over £10,000 in England, supporting organisations with great ideas that enable communities to thrive.