Main Grants

Our main grant programme has a two stage grant process as follows:

Stage 1: A Grant Committee meets on a quarterly basis.  The Committee’s role is to put applications forward to stage 2.

Stage 2: Applications recommended by the Grant Committee are considered at one of the Trustees’ meetings which take place on a quarterly basis and are usually held in: February, April, July and November.

Small Grants

Our small grant programme is a rolling grant programme and applications are considered every two to three months.


Charities that have previously received a grant or applied unsuccessfully are asked to wait two years before applying.  Unsuccessful applicants may not re-apply with the same project.

Conditions attached to grant offers:

The grant offer may be withdrawn after 12 months if it is not taken up.