Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Paul Hamlyn Foundation organises their work, in the UK, around six main strategic priorities.

  1. Nurturing ideas and people
  2. Arts, access and participation
  3. Education and learning through the arts
  4. Arts evidence
  5. Investing in young people
  6. Migration and integration


The Bromley Trust

The Bromley Trust supports charities working in either human rights or prison reform. They usually fund charities with an annual income of between £100,000 and £1.5million. The size of grant usually ranges between £5,000 and £20,000 per annum for up to 3 years.


The Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust

Set up to promote the interests of the Ferguson family in their commitment to education, peace and development. Grants are available for charities and for individual students.

Grants for charities are on a match-funding basis, only, up to a maximum of 50%. Grants of less than £50,000 are assessed monthly. Grants over £50,000 are assessed bi-annually (usually March and September).

A maximum of 250 grants for students are made each year on a first come, first served basis. Students must be travelling with a recognised organisation on a gap-year. The grant size is £300.


The Screwfix Foundation

Funding is for the repair, maintenance, improvement or construction of homes, community facilities and other buildings. The Screwfix Foundation offers local registered charities and not-for-profit organisations funding of up to £5,000.

All applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis. The review dates are in February, May, August and November. All successful and unsuccessful applicants are contacted. If you are unsuccessful in the the first instance, you are welcome to apply again.


Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts

The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts operates 17 different independent grant-making trusts. It does not make grants itself: only the individual trusts make grants. Each trust is an independent legal entity. The trusts only fund registered charities or activities with clearly defined charitable purposes. They do not make grants directly to individuals.

Some of the trusts pro-actively seek out proposals, and do not consider any other applications. Seven of the trusts will consider proposals on the condition that they closely fit the trusts’ specific areas of interest.

If you are considering an application check that your project, activity and charity come within the specific trust’s remit.

See their website for more general information about the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts. For a full details of each trust go to their About page.


Social Investment Enterprise Grants

To support charities and social enterprises working in either the homelessness or the youth sector. It is for organisations that are thinking of exploring new models of trading to help them become more financially resilient. For organisations to develop or grow their enterprising activity, earned income and financial resilience. For organisations that require financial or business support to make the transition.

There are Feasibility Grants of £5,000–10,000 and Development Grants of around £50,000.

The grants programme is open on a rolling basis. The Social Investment Business Group, which is administering the programme expects it will be open for applications until June 2019. The exact date will depend on levels of demand for grants. They will update the guidance notes when they have set a final application date. They will aim to give as much notice of of the final application date as possible.