What purposes are grants given for?
- One-off grants
- Time limited support
- Seed money for start up projects
What do we give?
- Small grants of up to £3000
- Interest free loans of up to £5000 repayable over 5 years
- In exceptional circumstances larger grants may be given
Who are grants given to?
- UK registered charities, NGOs, public bodies and social enterprises. In normal circumstances with a turnover of less than approximately £350,000
- Those who can demonstrate other sources of funding for their project
- Innovative charities/projects not normally able to attract other funding
Categories for Grant Giving
- Quaker work and witness
- Peace-building and conflict resolution
- Interfaith and ecumenical understanding
- Community development work in the UK and overseas
- Work with forced migrants, including internally displaced people
- Sustainable development
We recognise, however, that we value applications which fulfil more than one of our criteria.
Successful applicants must demonstrate the following:
- How they plan to use a small sum to make a large impact
- The expected outcome for their community
- Where appropriate, how the project will promote social and structural innovation
In general we would not support:
- Core funding for organisations
- Infrastructure organisations
- Conferences or seminars
- General appeals
- Educational bursaries
- Humanitarian relief appeals
- Medical research
- Healthcare, disability and medical support services