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

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Andor Charitable Trust: Apply any time
Size of grant available: 2015/16 average grant £1,500
Aims and outcomes of funder: Support organisations helping the aged and disabled, educational work, the relief of poverty and developing the arts
Contact details: W D Rothenberg, telephone 020 7544 8865
E-mail: robin@blickrothenberg.com
Address: Blick Rothenberg, 16 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5AH

Saintbury Trust: Two application deadlines a year, next 30th September 2017 for trustee meeting in October/November
Size of grant available: Most £1,000 or £2,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Their funding priorities are the arts, heritage, the environment and helping people with disabilities
Additional information: Only registered charities can apply and the Dudley borough is one of their geographical areas of interest in the West Midlands
Contact details:
Email: saintburytrust@btinternet.com
Website: http://bit.ly/2wnu4hl

Marsh Christian Trust: Apply any time
Size of grant available: £250-£4,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: There are many funding priorities including social welfare, education/training, healthcare, literature, arts and heritage
Additional information: Only registered charities can apply
Contact details: Emily Reeves (Administrator)
Email: reeves@bpmarsh.co.uk
Website: http://bit.ly/2biGCd2

W H Smith Group Charitable Trust: Community Grants with two annual application rounds 1st October-31st March and 1st April-30th September
Size of grant available: Up to £500
Aims and outcomes of funder: Proceeds from the compulsory carrier bag levies have been earmarked for charitable causes
Additional information: Only organisations in localities where W H Smith Group retail outlets are based can apply
Contact details: Telephone 01793 616161
Email: communitygrants@whsmith.co.uk
Website: appears to have been removed so contact them by e-mail or phone to request application advice

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

Global Charities: Following "Make Some Noise Day" on 6th October 2017 submit an online expression of interest before being invited to apply so that applications can be considered in October/November
Size of grant available: £20,000-£50,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Support disadvantaged children/young people aged 0-25 and their families affected by illness, disability or a lack of opportunity
Additional information: Only small registered charities with annual income £100,000-£1.2M can apply
Contact details: Hannah Lison (Grants and Programme Manager), telephone 0345 606 0990
Email: grants@makesomenoise.com
Website: http://bit.ly/2xs3Kzw

Santander UK Foundation Limited: Discovery Grants, apply any time
Size of grant available: Up to £5,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Benefit disadvantaged people supporting projects improving their knowledge around budgeting and skills/experiences addressing social isolation or which provide innovative solutions to overcome social challenges
Additional information: Only registered charities and Community Interest Companies (CICs) can apply by posting the application form in the Discovery Grants post box at any Santander branch.
Contact details: Mrs. Amy Slack (Foundation Secretary)
E-mail: grants@santander.co.uk
Website: http://bit.ly/1Vw14sp

Greggs Foundation: Local Community Projects Fund, apply by 29th September 2017
Size of grant available: Up to £2,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Interested in work that improves resilience in local communities for people in need such as those who are disabled/ill, living in poverty or homeless as well as isolated older people and voluntary carers
Additional information: Preference will be given to applications from small, locally based community led organisations with a turnover below £300,000 per annum located near a Greggs shop
Contact details: Telephone 0191 212 7626
Email: greggsfoundation@greggs.co.uk
Website: http://bit.ly/1jDpCjG

Triangle Trust 1949 Fund: Deadline for work supporting the rehabilitation of offenders/ex-offenders 2nd November 2017 (online application form available from 7th September)
Size of grant available: Development grants up to £80,000 over three years (maximum £35,000 in first year) for organisation’s core costs
Aims and outcomes of funder: Support specialist offender organisations working with individual offenders whilst in prison/after they are released to reduce re-offending rates
Additional information: Only registered charities, social enterprises and community interest companies with annual income below £1M can apply
Contact details: Telephone 01707 707078 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10am-2pm)
E-mail: info@triangletrust.org.uk
Website: http://bit.ly/1BryugK

Beatrice Laing Trust: Apply any time, trustees meet three times a year
Size of grant available: Most grants £500-£5,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Poverty relief for homeless/elderly people and ex-offenders. Also support disabled people and their families/carers as well as training and development for disadvantaged young people
Additional information: Also interested in advancement of the evangelical Christian faith. Only registered charities can apply
Contact details: Ms Elizabeth Harley (Trust Director), telephone 020 8238 8890
Email: info@laingfamilytrusts.org.uk
Website: http://bit.ly/1BryugK

Cotton Trust: Apply any time
Size of grant available: £250-£2,000 (average £1,500 in 2015/16)
Aims and outcomes of funder: As well as supporting registered charities working with disabled/disadvantaged people they are also interested in the relief of suffering and the elimination/control of disease
Additional information: Most of their funding is allocated for capital/specialised equipment however they do also support running costs
Contact details: Mrs. Joanne Burgess Congdon (Trustee), telephone 01455 440917
Address: PO Box 6895, Earl Shilton, Leicestershire LE9 8ZE

Inter Faith Youth Trust: Apply by 15th September for activities during Inter-Faith week 12th-19th November 2017
Size of grant available: Up to £500
Aims and outcomes of funder: Support Inter-faith activities for children/young people aged 11-25 from different faiths and backgrounds
Additional information: Priority will be given to projects that actively involve young people in planning, running, and evaluating the activities, promoting positive action that address shared problems
Contact details: Neil Martin (trustee), telephone 020 8989 8990
Email: info@ifyouthtrust.org.uk
Website: http://bit.ly/1nErwf3

Dunhill Medical Trust: Final 2017/18 deadline 29th September with decision due mid-December 2017
Size of grant available: £5,000-£40,000 (Project grants)
Aims and outcomes of funder: Will provide funding for innovative projects that focus on the development of care/support services for older people
Additional information: Only organisations with income below £10M a year can apply
Contact details: Telephone 020 7403 3299
Email: admin@dunhillmedical.org.uk
Website: http://bit.ly/2vfEVG4

Dumbreck Trust: Apply any time, trustees meet twice a year
Size of grant available: 2015/16 the average grant was £950
Aims and outcomes of funder: Amongst their areas of interest are care of the elderly and physically/mentally handicapped/disabled people and the welfare of children
Additional information: Preference for organisations in the West Midlands, with the Dudley borough a named priority area

Contact details: Mrs P M Spragg (Administrator), telephone 07976 848390
Email: psaccounting@hotmail.co.uk
Address: c/o PS Accounting, 41 Sycamore Drive, Hollywood, Birmingham B47 5QX

Albert Hunt Trust
The Albert Hunt Trust support registered charities that promote/enhance physical and mental welfare/health and wellbeing and address homelessness. They also provide grants to hospices. The majority of their grants are £1,000 or £2,000 however larger grants are also available. In 2015/16 the average grant was £2,450.
Applications can be made at any time and are considered monthly.
For more information contact:
Tel: 020 7663 6825
Address: Wealth Advisory Services, Coutts & Co., 440 The Strand, London WC2R 0QS

Comic Relief Core Strength – Local Communities Fund: Apply by Wednesday 13th September, 12noon
Funding to support core running costs or organisational development costs for small organisations with annual income of under £100,000. Funding cannot be used for direct project delivery.
Size of grant available: £1,000 to £10,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: The grant is to support groups that can evidence a sustained beneficial impact on people's lives who are excluded or disadvantaged by low income, rural or social isolation, age, disabilities, race, sexuality or gender. Priority is given to small, locally based groups in areas of disadvantage that have a clear understanding of the needs of their community and are undertaking actions to address them. Applications must reflect at least one of the Strengthening Communities programme outcomes.
• Connected communities
• Productive communities
• Empowered communities
Website: https://tinyurl.com/y8j6j999
Email: info@heartofenglandcf.co.uk

Aviva Community Fund: Opens on 12th September
Competition-based funding for community projects linked to community organisations or charities
Size of grant available: Four levels of funding – up to £1,000, £5,000, £10,000 or £25,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Entries can be submitted in one of four categories:
• Health and Wellbeing
• Skills for Life
• Community support
• Inclusivity
Website: https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/

Positive Futures Fund: Apply by Friday 29th September, 12noon
Funding to support community/voluntary organisations and registered charities working with disadvantaged young people within Birmingham and the Black Country.
Size of grant available: £2,000 to £5,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: The fund prioritises and focuses on projects that:
• work in innovative ways to inspire and to keep young people out of the criminal justice system (and those who are potentially at risk of falling into the criminal justice system)
• will create a positive impact in local communities and encourage sustainability of resources to continue the work taking place with disadvantaged young people.
Website: https://tinyurl.com/ybhq3zem
Email: info@heartofenglandcf.co.uk

LandAid: Apply by Friday 15th September, 5pm
LandAid is seeking organisations that provide accommodation for young homeless people to become charity partners. Charity partners can apply for a grant from Land Aid.
Size of grant available: Up to £75,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: LandAid will allocate funding in two strands:
• Renovation: existing properties in need of refurbishment which will provide accommodation, support, and in some cases training, for young people who have been or are at risk of becoming homeless.
• New buildings: new safe, secure and affordable accommodation for young people who are experiencinghomelessness.
Website: http://www.landaid.org/
Email: grants@landaid.org
Phone: 020 3102 7192

Home Office hate crime community demonstration projects scheme: Apply by Friday 15th September.
Size of grant available: Up to £50,000.
Aims and outcomes of funder: The aim of the scheme is to work with affected communities to fund the development of partnership projects aimed at tackling hate crime.
Email: hatecrimeprojects@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk
Website: 
http://bit.ly/2cSYfVF

 

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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