Trust House Charitable Foundation

Grants available for: Small charities and not-for-profit organisations with incomes under £500,000, working in rural areas or areas of urban deprivation. Particular interest in funding community centres and village halls.
Size of grants given: Small grants of £2,000-£7,500 for one year, large grants of £7,500-£20,000 per year for up to three years.
No deadlines.

Aims of Fund

This grants programme supports projects in the UK which address issues in Rural Communities and/or areas of Urban Deprivation.

Who can apply

Charitable organisations registered in the UK, with income under £500,000, who have a track record of addressing local issues in remote areas or areas of urban deptivation.

How much and what you can apply for

Small grants programme

  • Can apply for £2,000 – £7,500 for a single year grant, covering core costs, salaries, running and project costs or one-off capital costs.
  • Cannot apply for more than 50% of cost of project.
  • Available to organisations with annual income under £250,000.

Major grants programme

  • £7,500 to £20,000 per year for up to three years, for core costs, salaries, running and project costs.
  • Cannot apply for more than 50% of cost for capital projects.
  • Available to organisations with annual income under £500,000.

All projects must either be based in either:

  • An economically deprived rural area: Villages or towns with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants, which are within the most deprived 50% on the Index of Multiple Deprivation, or
  • An area of extreme urban deprivation: Towns with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants, which are within the most deprived 20% on the Index of Multiple Deprivation.

You can check you area on the Index of Multiple Deprivation by looking at this map.

Projects must focus on either Community Support, or Arts, Education and Heritage. They are especially interested in receiving capital applications for village hall and community centre projects.

More information about their priorities and criteria are in the grant guidelines. Dowload and read these thoroughly before applying.

How to apply

Complete the eligibility check on their website. You can then complete an application form.

Deadlines for application

There are no deadlines. Decisions on small grant applications will be made within 8 weeks. Major grant applications are considered at quarterly meetings, and must be received at least 6 weeks before the meeting. More information is available on the Trusthouse website.

Contact details

Judith Leigh (Grants Director)
Trusthouse Charitable Foundation
65 Leadenhall Street
London
EC3A 2AD
 020 7264 4990
trusthousecharitablefoundation.org.uk

Page updated 9/11/18 RR

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