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Fund title: Allen Lane Foundation

Focus of fund/fund aims:

Reducing isolation, stigma and discrimination and helping people to integrate

Application deadline:

Applications are considered three times a year

Fund description:

The Allen Lane Foundation funds small registered charities, voluntary groups, and charitable organisations. The foundation funds particular beneficiary groups – currently these are:

  • asylum seekers and refugees
  • gypsies and travellers
  • LGBT communities
  • migrant communities
  • offenders and ex-offenders
  • older people
  • people experiencing mental health problems
  • people experiencing violence or abuse

There is a particular interest in unusual, imaginative or pioneering projects which have perhaps not yet caught the public imagination but the foundation will also support ongoing, tried and tested projects.

The average grant size is around £5,000-£6,000, with maximum grants up to £15,000.

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