Funding

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Yapp Charitable Trust - Deadline: Rolling

Thursday, 28 October 2021

Funding

We only offer grants to registered charities with a total annual expenditure of less than £40,000, who are undertaking work with our priority groups:

 Elderly people;

 Children and young people aged 5-25;

 People with physical impairments, learning difficulties or mental health challenges;

 Social welfare – people trying to overcome life-limiting problems of a social, rather than a medical, origin (such as addiction, relationship difficulties, abuse, offending);  Education and learning (with a particular interest in people who are educationally disadvantaged, whether adults or children). We will not fund work that does not focus on one of the above priority groups.

We prioritise:

 Work that is unattractive to the general public or unpopular with other funders;

 Services that help to improve the lives of marginalised, disadvantaged or isolated people;

 Applicants that can demonstrate an effective use of volunteers;

 Charities that seek to be preventative and aim to change opinion and behavior through raising awareness of issues, education and campaigning;

 Applicants that can demonstrate (where feasible) an element of self-sustainability by charging subscriptions/fees to service users.

Applicants that do not address at least two of the above are unlikely to receive a grant. We only make grants for ongoing core funding.

We define core funding as the costs associated with regular activities or services that have been ongoing for at least a year.

We cannot fund new projects, extra services or additional delivery costs.

This includes creating a paid post for work that is currently undertaken on a voluntary basis or rent for premises that are currently cost free.

We can only offer grants to registered charities that have been formally established for a minimum of three years.

Newly registered charities may apply by the organisation must have appointed a management committee and adopted a governing document at least three years ago. More information at: http://yappcharitabletrust.org.uk/

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Support Adoption for Pets – Deadline: Rolling

Thursday, 28 October 2021

Funding

Support Adoption for Pets awards grants of up to £10,000 (or up to 30% of total annual expenditure, whichever is the lower amount), to charities and not-for-profit organisations whose main activity is either:

 

 The rescue and rehoming of UK domestic pets.

These are cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, degus, mice, chinchillas, rats, parrots and pet fish, commonly kept reptiles, ferrets, chickens and equines, or;

 The provision of temporary support to ensure pets can remain with their owners. Projects which have a direct impact on animal welfare are eligible to apply.

In light of the current coronavirus situation, the funder will currently only fund:

 Vet bills;

 Boarding costs;

 Food;

 Salaries of (non-furloughed) animal care staff;

 Utilities and consumables.

More information at: https://www.petsathomefoundation.co.uk/grant-programme

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