Grants Programmes – ongoing

Trusthouse gives grants for running costs or one-off capital costs to charities and not-for-profit organisations.

Trusthouse funds

  • Charitable organisations (including CICs, social enterprises, not-for-profit companies, voluntary associations) in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  • Established, small to medium sized organisations working to address local problems with communities in areas of extreme urban deprivation or remote, needy rural locations.
  • General running costs including salaries and overheads; capital expenditure on buildings or essential equipment.

The grants are for 1 year only and they will not usually make further grants within 2 years for Small Grants and 5 years for Large Grants.

Small grants

  • for organisations with a total annual income of £500,000 or less.
  • can be for 1 year’s running costs (including salaries); project costs; capital costs for equipment purchase or building improvements/additions/new build projects.
  • maximum grant amount request:£9,999.
  • decisions made quarterly.

Large grants

  • for organisations with a total annual income of £5 million or less
  • must be for one-off capital costs only, usually for buildings. The total project cost must not exceed £1 million.
  • maximum grant amount request: £30,000.
  • decisions made quarterly.

Fast Tracks

  • for organisations with a total annual income of £500,000 or less..
  • can be for 1 year’s running costs (including salaries); project costs; capital costs for equipment purchase or building improvements/additions/new build projects.
  • maximum grant amount request: £5,000.
  • final decision made within 8 weeks of receipt of application.

Hospices

  • for capital appeals only for building projects or equipment.
  • projects should be aimed at benefitting resident or day patients (not visitors or staff).
  • no requirement to fit the overarching themes of Rural Issues and/or Urban Deprivation, but grants are mainly focussed on hospices based in low income and/or remote areas.
  • maximum grant request: £30,000.

Trusthouse supports projects related to Community, Arts, education & heritage, and Disabilities & Healthcare.

More information can be found here: www.trusthousecharitablefoundation.org.uk/grants/guidelines/

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New Belfast Community Arts Initiative trading as Community Arts Partnership is a registered charity (XR 36570) and a company limited by guarantee (Northern Ireland NI 37645).Registered with The Charity Commission as New Belfast Community Arts Initiative - NIC105169.