Miscellaneous grants

Family Holiday Association

A charity which helps families have holidays they'd not otherwise be able to afford.

On the site is a link to a number of other charities which assist families and individuals to have respite breaks, carers' breaks, convalescence and so on.

For further information visit the Family Holiday Association website.

Affinity Water Community Engagement Programme

The Community Engagement Programme gives local charities and community groups an opportunity to apply for funding for specific projects (not general fundraising), which meet the Programme's criteria and where there is a good link to Affinity Water's core business of supplying water.

Affinity Water are keen to support projects which:

  • support sustainable water use
  • have a positive environmental impact
  • supports disadvantaged groups in the community

If your project fits these criteria and you are in the Affinity Water supply area you can apply using the application form on the website:

Please note that the 2016 deadline is past; look out for 2017 application invitations.

Funding Central

Funding Central is a free smart guide to over 4,000 grants, offers you the chance to search yourself for the most appropriate funding stream for your project.

Charities Trust

Charities Trust is a donations management company, working with companies, individuals and charities to grow the giving market. They also provide an online fundraising service.

Community Matters Waitrose

By placing a token in the Community Matters box at the local branch customers help their community. Since its launch in 2008, the scheme has donated £14 million to local charities chosen by customers.

Further information is available on the Community Matters Waitrose website.

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund

This charitable fund is offering funding to voluntary organisations in order to aid the research into learning disability and to aid the care and relief of those affected by learning disability or autism.

For organisational/project funding up to £10,000, applications may be submitted at any time. For organisational/project funding over £10,000, the next deadline for applications is 1 July.

For more information visit the Baily Thomas Charitable Fund website.

Website funding

No website? Bad website? Help is at hand thanks to the Transform Foundation which helps charities overcome barriers to reach their digital potential. The £18,000 New Website Development Grant provides not for profit organisations with a new website built on a charity-specific platform. The stage one application can be completed via the Transform Foundation website.