Funding Friday

The 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust 

General grant-making Trust offering revenue and capital grants to UK registered charities, with a particular interest in the arts and museums, conservation, employment, education and training, homelessness, leisure, offenders, social welfare and young people.

Application deadline: none – applications may be made at any time in writing.

The 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust is a general grant-making Trust which supports a wide range of charitable organisations across a broad spectrum. Grants are made for both capital and revenue purposes. Some grants are one-off, some recurring and others spread over 2 or 3 years.

Please note the Charity does not maintain a website.

The Charity considers all grant applications and meets in February, May, August and November of each year to review applications. 

Applicants should provide the following information in their letter of application:

  • Details of the organisation
  • Funding required
  • Their charity’s latest report and accounts

Contact details for the Charity are:

The 29th May 1961 Charity
One Eastwood
Binley Business Park
Tel: 0207 024 9034

The Bergqvist Charitable Trust 

Small grants for registered charities and community groups in England and Wales for arts, educational, environmental and/or mental health projects.

The Bergqvist Charitable Trust operates a modest annual grant budget, from which it provides small grants to registered charities and community organisations in England and Wales which are providing projects in the areas of:

  • The arts
  • Education
  • The environment
  • Mental health.

Please note that the Trust does not maintain a website.

Application deadline: none – applications may be made at any time in writing.

Patricia Bergqvist
The Bergqvist Charitable Trust
Moat Farm
Water Lane
HP17 8XD

Tel: 01296 748560

The Stanley Foundation Limited

Grants generally up to £10,000 for UK registered charities working in the UK or overseas in the areas of community support, culture, disaster relief, education, heritage and medicine.

The aims of family grant-making Trust, the Stanley Foundation, are to support a range of registered charities in the UK and overseas, particularly in the fields of:

  • Community support
  • Culture
  • Education
  • Famine and disaster relief
  • Heritage
  • Medicine

The Foundation will consider all applications for grant support. The ability of a project to “make a difference” is integral to the Foundation’s decision on whether or not to provide funding.

Application deadline: none – applications may be made at any time in writing

Please note the Foundation does not maintain a website.

Applications, which are reviewed regularly by trustees, may be made at any time in writing, addressed to:

The Stanley Foundation Limited
N C Morris & Co.
1 Montpelier Street

 The Schroder Charity Trust

One-off project grants up to £5,000 for UK registered charities supporting the armed forces, the arts, communities, culture, education, the environment, health, heritage, international development and young people.

The Schroder Charity Trust is a family grant-making Trust founded during the Second World War which still has a number of Schroder family members on its board.

The Trust awards one-off, small project grants of £5,000 or less to UK registered charities (the Trust does not support capital projects)

Further information, guidance and frequently asked questions (FAQs), together with an online application form, can be found on the Trust’s website. An Eligibility Checklist should be completed in the first instance.

Applications may be made at any time and are reviewed by the Trust in June and November each year.

The Schroder Charity Trust