Applications are being accepted for grants of up to £5,000 for charities working in the areas of social inclusion, education, the arts, equality and diversity, and religious understanding in the UK, Africa or Central and South America.
The aim of the fund is to support continuing projects, alongside developing new initiatives, and benefit people who are disadvantaged for whatever reason, and to build hope and enrichment of life.
Registered UK based charities with an annual turnover of less than £2 million can apply. Priority will be given to charities with an income of less than £1 million and to those who are working outside of the London area.
Proposed activities and projects must deliver at least one of the following aims:
Encouraging social inclusion.
Developing the arts.
Advancing equality and diversity.
Promoting religious understanding.
Eligible costs included but are not limited to equipment costs, the provision of activities such as music and arts sessions, educational costs, and training costs.
The next deadline for applications is 31 December 2021 for consideration in February 2022.