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Grants are available to UK registered charities for projects that fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities for those in need across the UK.

Funding body: The Screwfix Foundation
Maximum value: £5,000
Application deadline: None specified

Background
The Screwfix Foundation is a registered charity set up in 2013 by trade retailers Screwfix.

Objectives of Fund
The Foundation’s purpose in funding is to support projects that will fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities specifically for those in need in the UK.

 Value Notes
Grants of up to £5,000 are available.

Match Funding Restrictions
Match funding is not a stipulated requirement.

Who Can Apply
Registered charities and not-for-profit organisations across the UK may apply for funding.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be helping those in need by reason of financial hardship, sickness, distress or other disadvantages in the UK.
  • Be looking for funding to support projects that relate to the repair, maintenance, improvement or construction of homes, community buildings and other buildings.
  • Both national and local charities can apply.

Location
United Kingdom

Restrictions
Individuals are not eligible to apply for funding.

Eligible Expenditure
The funding is for projects that relate to the repair, maintenance, improvement or construction of homes, community buildings and other buildings in deprived areas or for those in need.

This can include repairing run-down buildings and decorating the homes of people living with illness and disability.

Projects should be environmentally friendly.

How To Apply
Applications can be made at any time and are reviewed on a quarterly basis. The review dates are in February, May, August, and November.

An application form can be found on The Screwfix Foundation website.

All successful applications will be contacted by post, email or phone to arrange the next step. Unsuccessful applicants will be contacted within one month of the review meeting. If on the first instance an application is unsuccessful, the funder welcome any future applications charities may wish to make.

Useful Links
The Screwfix Foundation