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Community Grants
Charities and Trusts K - O

LLoyds Bank Foundation

The Lloyds Bank Foundation invests in small and medium sized charities supporting people (over 17 years) to break out of cycles of disadvantage.

It offers short and long term community grant programmes:

  • Invest - A long term core funding programme providing up to £25,000 for two or three years
  • Enable - Smaller, short term grants providing funding for development and improvement costs  grants are up to £15,000 for up to two years. Charities need to have identified clear development areas that will support their growth.

Applicants will be required to produce at least one year of published accounts and must operate mainly in England and Wales.

Grants will only be given to registered charities or Community Interest Companies.


Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support has a grant programme " Supporting you to help others" for groups and individuals who support people affected by cancer.

It is able to help with:

  • Start up funds to support the start up of a new self-help and support projects for people affected by cancer
  • Development funds - to help existing groups to expand and extend their reach.
  • User Involvement Grants - to encourage the involvement of people affected by cancer in the design and improvement of cancer services
  • Individual Development Grants - to enable people affected by cancer to develop their skills and use their cancer experience to help support others affected by cancer.

Grants range from £500 for start up projects to £3,000 for existing projects.

The application form and further guidance can be downloaded from the website.


Masonic Charitable Foundation

The Masonic Charitable Foundation provides community grants to charities which help people to live happy, fulfilling lives and to participate actively in society.

Its current target areas are:

  • Creating the best start in life for disadvantaged children and young people
  • Reducing isolation in later life
  • Medical research into degenerative disease
  • Care services in the hospice sector

The Foundation offers:

  • Small grants -  up to £15,00 for smaller charities with an annual income of less than £500.000
  • Large grants - from £10,000 to £150,000 to charities with an annual income of above £500,000 for projects lasting up to three years.

There are four funding deadlines throughout the year.


Morrison's Foundation

The Morrison's Foundation was set up to make a difference to local communities.

It is able to match fund money raised by Morrison's colleagues up to £500 twice a year.

The Foundation is also able to registered charities looking for funding towards projects that improve people's lives.

To apply: download the application forms from the website.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.


OneFamily Foundation – Community Awards

Customers of OneFamily are able to nominate community groups and projects for funding from the Foundation.

The Community Awards run twice a year and offer funding from £5,000 to £25,000 for customers to improve their local communities.

Community groups and projects throughout the UK can be nominated in the following four categories:

  • Active Living
  • Community Groups
  • Health, Disability and Social Care
  • Lifelong Learning

The Foundation has previously funded music therapy for people with Alzheimer’s, therapy rooms and spaces and sports equipment.

Customers can nominate projects by completing a simple online application form. A public vote will determine the winners of the awards.


One Stop Carriers for Causes

One Stop's Carriers for Causes grants scheme is funded through the 5p charge for carrier bags in it's stores.

It is open to non profit organisations including schools and voluntary groups.

Grants of up to £1,000 are available for good causes within two miles of a One Stop store.

It has previously funded fundays for children, days out for the disabled, arts group for individuals with Dementia and a fishing project for brain injury survivors.

The scheme is administered by Groundwork.  Applications may be made at any time.


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