Funding List - Charity Grant Funding Core Costs, Unrestricted Grants, Salaries And Running Costs

UK charity grant funding list for core cost funding, unrestricted grants, salaries and running costs. Register/Login to access the free Funding Finder database, which has 140+ core funders. You can also download the 50 funding lists, from the income questionnaire assessment statement on finding new funders. You can't miss it, FUNDER LISTS has been typed into the text. And, complete the questionnaire to assess all aspects of your fundraising, with access to a huge range of other fundraising resources. Everything is free.

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  1. A B Charitable Trust- small to medium-sized registered UK Charities that defend human rights and promote respect for vulnerable individuals in the UK; most grants £10k - £20k.
  2. Albert Hunt Trust charities with income under £250k, capital, core/running costs, hospice, homeless, health & wellbeing, UK wide, not overseas.
  3. Allen Lane Foundation- small grants for start-up, core or project costs.
  4. Ashley Family Foundation- projects protecting rural communities and encouraging participation in the arts, particularly that of textiles, in England and Wales; core costs, including salaries and overheads.
  5. Bailey Thomas Charitable Fund -to assist with the care and relief of those affected by learning disability in the UK. Funding for both specific projects and general running and core costs.
  6. Bank of Scotland Foundation – Invest programme Programme- registered charities working to address social exclusion and social disadvantage, between £20k - £40k pa, over 2-5 years.
  7. BBC Children In Need- will only fund direct project costs (not full cost recovery), but can include salaries, volunteer expenses, building hire costs and travel costs. 
  8. Blagrave Foundation- core focus is the 14-25 years age group. Main geographic area is in the South of England across Berkshire, Hampshire, Sussex and Wiltshire.
  9. Bromley Trust -tends to provide unrestricted support (core funding) to specialist UK registered charities working in the areas of human rights and prison reform.
  1. Weaver's Company Benevolent Fund- smaller UK based charities working with young offenders, prisoners and ex-prisoners, and young disadvantaged people, especially those at risk of criminal involvement. Will consider innovative projects, pump-priming funding and core costs.
  2. Whitely Animal Protection Trust- most grants up to £25k. Will consider essential core funding to smaller charities finding it hard to maintain their activities. 
  3. William Adlington Cadbury Charitable Trust- one-off grants to UK registered charities based in Birmingham or West Midlands. Will consider core costs.
  4. Woodroffe Benton Foundation- smaller UK registered charities for relief of hardship; care for the elderly; environment and conservation. Up to £2.5k.
  5. Woodward Charitable Trust– core costs, small to medium charities, children, disability, disadvantaged women and families, prisoners, minority groups.
  6. YAPP Charitable Trust- core costs and existing work, registered charities, with income £40k.

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