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Fund title: Worshipful Company of Weavers: Benevolent Fund

Focus of fund/fund aims:

Revenue and project grants to assist disadvantaged young people and to help young offenders and prisoners to integrate into society particularly through education, training and employment

Application deadline:

Applications are considered three times a year

Fund description:


The Worshipful Company of Weavers makes charitable grants to support disadvantaged young people, particularly young offenders and ex-offenders. Grants of up to £15,000 can be made to small registered charities that offer direct services to support:

  • young offenders
  • prisoners and ex-prisoners
  • young disadvantaged people, especially those at risk of criminal involvement

The Company has provided funding for skills projects in prisons and practical support to assist rehabilitation. Grants have also been awarded to a range of community-based projects for disadvantaged young people, including mentoring, anti-gang and drug abuse programmes.

Further information:

http://www.weavers.org.uk/charitable-grants