Update – October 2021

Please note that we are not currently accepting online applications.  This pause may remain in place throughout 2021, but will be reviewed on a quarterly basis at Trustee Meetings.

In 2020, we distributed £1.9m in grant monies, which represents a decrease of 10% on our average five-year grant giving – despite a forecast 75% drop in our cash income in the same period.

In 2021 we are targeting a minimum grant spend of £1.7m (whilst forecasting that our cash income in 2021 is unlikely to increase from the much-reduced 2020 level).  We are planning this level of grant spend by utilising our available reserves. We are focused on distributing grants through our existing multi-year grant relationships.   Where those relationships are ending, we plan to renew as many of those as we can but, going forward, on a 12-month basis.

Thank you for your understanding – and feel free to continue to contact us for any help or guidance using the details at the foot of this page.

We will continue to update this page on a quarterly basis – our next meeting is scheduled for Friday, 3rd December 2021.

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