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Friday, February 13th, 2015

Clothworkers Foundation

They award capital grants to charities which work in one of the programme areas and have an annual income of less than £15m. You can apply for a grant under our Main Grants Programme, which is for UK charities of any size, or our Small Grants Programme which is for UK charities with an income of less than £250,000.

Main Grants Programme

UK Registered charities/non profit orgs

Must be working within one or more of our programme areas the majority of the time.

Annual income less than £15m*

No max project cost

No max grant, average grant £25,000

Decision within 6 months

Applications accepted all year (no deadlines)

Small Grants Programme

UK Registered charities/non profit orgs

Must be working within one or more of our programme areas the majority of the time.

Annual income less than £250,000

Max project cost £100,000

Max grant £10,000, average grant £7,000

Decision within 8 weeks

Applications accepted all year (no deadlines)

They fund

  • Buildings
  • Vehicle
  • Fittings, Fixtures and Equipment

Programme areas

  • Alcohol and substance misuse – Projects supporting people affected by drug and/or alcohol dependency, and their families.
  • Disadvantaged young people – Projects which support disadvantaged young people, particularly (but not limited to) those in or leaving care, or not in employment, education, or training
  • Disabled people – Projects providing services for people with physical and/or learning disabilities, and/or for people with mental health issues (We will not fund projects which focus solely on meeting the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act).
  • Disadvantaged minority communities – Projects that work with minority communities facing both disadvantage (e.g.: economic or cultural) AND discrimination (e.g.: due to ethnicity, sexuality, faith) to:
  1. Promote integration between minority communities and mainstream society, and/or
  1. Provide specialist services, and/or
  1. Provide access to mainstream services
  • Domestic and sexual violence – Projects supporting people affected by domestic or sexual violence or abuse.
  • Elderly people – Projects providing services for elderly people, in particular those living in areas of high deprivation and/or where rural isolation is an issue.
  • Homelessness – Projects providing services for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
  • Prisoners and ex-offenders – Projects supporting prisoners and/or ex-offenders, or those at risk of offending, and their families.
  • Visual impairment – Projects providing services for blind or visually impaired people.

There are no deadlines – applications can be submitted at any time.

For more information please visit http://foundation.clothworkers.co.uk/Who-we-are.aspx

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