Our strategic objectives

To develop a high quality and pro-active voluntary sector for the benefit of the
residents of the Dudley Borough by positively engaging partners in support of
voluntary activity



Chatwin Trust: Apply any time, trustees meet in May and December
Size of grant available: Small amounts
Aims and outcomes of funder: Support organisations working with animals, children and older people
Additional information: Preference for organisations in the West Midlands
Contact details: Jean Pratt (Secretary), telephone 0121 454 1071
E-mail: jean254@btinternet.com
Address: 9 Moorland Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B16 9JP

Walsall Council Black Country ESF Community Grants 2016-2018: Apply any time
Size of grant available: £5,000-£10,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Move hard to reach/multiple disadvantaged people aged over 18 closer to employment targeting unemployed adults prioritising over 50s, females, disabled, people with health conditions, ethnic minorities and offenders/ex-offenders
Additional information: Only organisations with turnover below £150,000 per annum delivering skills/employment support activities can apply
Contact details: Zoey West (External Funding Team Lead)/Oliver Nash (Business Support Officer in Monitoring/Claims), telephone 01922 655998/652603
E-mail: communitygrants@walsall.gov.uk
Website: http://bit.ly/2na3mkt

Persimmon Community Champions: Apply any time
Size of grant available: Up to £1,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Support local community good causes where the applicant has already raised funds themselves
Additional information: Each of their 29 businesses and head office are giving away up to £2,000 each every month (£60,000 a month)
Contact details: Stephen Cleveley (Director in Charge), telephone 01902 787989
Website: http://bit.ly/2yKtz1q

Adint Charitable Trust: Apply any time
Size of grant available: £1,000-£10,000, in 2015/16 average grant £7,190
Aims and outcomes of funder: Interested in health, social welfare and disability projects
Additional information: Only registered charities can apply
Contact details: Douglas Oram
Email: adintct@gmail.com
Address: Suite 512, 571 Finchley Road, London NW3 7BN

Allen Lane Foundation: Next deadline end of November 2017 for trustee meeting in February 2018
Size of grant available: Up to £15,000 (average grant £5,000-£6,000)
Aims and outcomes of funder: Support disadvantaged/unpopular groups i.e. asylum seekers/refugees, gypsies/travellers, migrant communities, offenders/ex-offenders, the elderly, people experiencing mental health problems/violence and/or abuse
Additional information: Focus of work is on adults only and there must be a significant proportion of people from one or more of these groups for a successful application
Contact details: Gill Aconley (Grants Officer), telephone 01904 613223
Email: gill@allenlane.org.uk
Website: http://bit.ly/2yBVGQP

Alec Dickson Trust: Apply any time, trustees meet quarterly in January, April, July and October. Next 2 meetings scheduled for 31st January/18th April 2018
Size of grant available: Up to £500
Aims and outcomes of funder: Support projects that encourage youth volunteering involving lots of young people aged up to 30 who remain as volunteers in the long term
Additional information: Prioritise innovative projects that benefit disadvantaged communities and individuals
Contact details:
Email: alecdicksontrust@gmail.com
Website: http://bit.ly/1eCNY3S

Boost (Build On Over-Looked Sporting Talent) Charitable Trust: Apply any time
Size of grant available: Up to £500
Aims and outcomes of funder: Support organisations that provide opportunities to disabled/disadvantaged people who wish to fulfil their sporting ambitions at any level
Additional information: Prioritise projects that inspire people to overcome their challenges through the power of sport
Contact details: Liz Turtle (Administrator), telephone 020 7078 1966
Email: liz.turtle@boostct.org
Website:  http://bit.ly/2yJqexX


Groundwork (One Stop Shops): Carriers for Causes, apply any time, assessed quarterly
Size of grant available: Up to £2,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Support organisations running projects that benefit local communities helping to improve lives and local places
Additional information: Only organisations located within 2 miles of a participating One Stop store can apply
Contact details: Telephone 0121 236 8565
Email: info@groundwork.org.uk
Website: http://bit.ly/28SM6Kj

Maurice and Hilda Laing Charitable Trust: Apply any time (planning to close this programme at the end of 2020)
Size of grant available: £1,000-£25,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: The Trust has a Christian focus and most grants are made to or through faith-based organisations as they seek to advance the Christian religion
Additional information: Also interested in the relief of poverty supporting disadvantaged children, the homeless/unemployed, elderly/disabled people and prisoners/ex-offenders
Contact details: Ms Belgin Wingrove (Grants Manager), telephone 020 8238 8890
Email: info@laingfamilytrusts.org.uk
Website: http://bit.ly/2zvYXy0

Ragdoll Foundation: Open Grants scheme, apply any time
Size of grant available: Up to £50,000 (most grants £5,000-£20,000) for “one-off” projects or work lasting up to 3 years
Aims and outcomes of funder: Support organisations working with children/young people aged up to 18 involving them in the arts and creative media
Additional information: Mostly support arts organisations however applications will be considered from other organisations that intend to partner with an arts organisation
Contact details: Telephone 01789 404100
Email: applications@ragdollfoundation.org.uk
Website: http://bit.ly/1RExoXy

Foundation DB
The Foundation DB is a newly formed local charity supporting organisations that work with disadvantaged young people who are in need due to homelessness/mental illness and other impediments that prevent their advance in life.
Applications can be made at any time.
For more information contact Daniel Batth (trustee and captain of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC):
Tel: 07809 705623
Address: 49B Cobden Street, Stourbridge DY8 3RT

Jug of Oil Trust
The Jug of Oil Trust support small organisations (income below £100,000 per annum) and have a particular interest in the following:
• Disadvantaged communities.
• Young people.
• Socially excluded.
Apply by the end of November contacting the trust by email in the first instance for an application form.
For more information contact Robert Northover (Trustee):
Tel: 01225 330728
E-mail: jugofoiltrust@gmail.com
Address: 106 Newbridge Hill, Bath BA1 3QB

Andy Fanshawe Memorial Trust (AFMT)
AFMT support youth groups running projects that give disadvantaged young people the chance to develop an existing interest in outdoor activities such as walking, climbing, cycling, kayaking, sailing, horse riding and residential courses at outdoor centres. Potential applicants are encouraged to raise some of the funds themselves towards the total cost before applying as grants tend to be for small amounts.
Applications can be made at any time by e-mail or letter covering questions as detailed on the website.
For more information contact Angela Kalisch (Secretary):
Tel: 01225 330728
E-mail: kalisang98@outlook.com
Website: http://bit.ly/1yCX7Vm

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Telephone : 01384 573381 Visit our office at : 7 Albion Street, Brierley Hill, Dudley, West Midlands DY5 3EE

Registered charity No. 517766 incorporated under the 1995 Companies Act No 1998105 DVCS 2010