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Trusthouse Charitable Foundation – Major Grants

Funding available: £10,000 - £100,000

Applications close: 31/01/2025

About this fund

Trusthouse give major grants for running costs to charities and not-for-profit organisations with a focus on Family Support. Preference for front line organisations working directly with families in need. Further focuses may further include:
-Early intervention
-Families coping with addiction
-Prisoners’ families.

Your organisation’s postcode, or the project area, must be ranked within the most deprived 15% of the Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) for urban areas or within the most deprived 50% for rural areas.

Fund award sizes: Minimum: £10,000 – Maximum: £100,000. Annually awarded: £2,145,200

Notes on award amounts: Major grants fund single or multi-year grants between £10,000 and £100,000. The amount requested must not be for more than 50% of the total project cost.

Who can apply
Charitable organisations (including CICs, social enterprises, not-for-profit registered companies and voluntary organisations) based in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland which have a total annual income under £1 million with a demonstrable track record of success working to provide Family Support in communities of urban and rural deprivation.

When to apply
They operate a rolling programme and you can apply at any time throughout the year. There are no submission deadlines.

How to apply
Complete the eligibility check on the funder website. If you are eligible, you will be asked to create an account and directed to the appropriate online application form.

This fund lists a large number of exclusions including:
-Newly established organisations with no previous annual accounts
-Universities, further education colleges and independent schools
-Capital projects or equipment

See fund guidelines for full list of exclusions.

Looking for support with funding?

Identifying funding opportunities and writing grant applications can seem overwhelming, especially when the future sustainability of your group is dependent on gaining funding support. 

Our supportive Funding Officer, Claire Shaw, can help your organisation with every step of the funding application process, from carrying out funding searches to proofreading your application.

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Trusthouse Charitable Foundation – Major Grants

Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Funding available: £10,000 - £100,000

Applications close: 31/01/2025

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