Charles Hayward Foundation

The Foundation supports charitable activities under a number of grant categories which are as follows:

  • Social and Criminal Justice (Main grant).
  • Heritage and Conservation (Main grant).
  • Overseas (Main grant).
  • Older People (Small grant).

The Foundation offers the following:

  • Small Grants up to £7,000.
  • Main Grants:
    • Social & Criminal Justice: between £15,000 to £25,000 per annum for one to three years. Up to £25,000 may be available for a pilot project.
    • Heritage & Conservation: one-off grants up to £50,000.
    • Overseas: one-off grants up to £15,000.

Funding is available for project costs and capital expenditure.

The Small Grant Programme is now open and applications are accepted any time for projects for Older People. An application form is available to download online.

The closing date for Stage 1 Main Grants is 16 August 2024 (Social & Criminal Justice and Overseas). Submission to the Main Grants programme is a two stage process as follows:

  • Stage 1: A Grant Committee meets on a quarterly basis (usually usually February, May, September and November). The Committee’s role is to forward applications to stage 2.
  • Stage 2: Applications recommended by the Grant Committee are considered at one of the Trustees’ meetings which take place on a quarterly basis and are usually held in: January; April; July; and November.

For the Main Grants Programme, there is no application form. Applicants should read the guidelines before starting the application process. The proposal should be no more than four A4 pages in length and submitted by email to [email protected] and include:

  • Name and location of organisation.
  • Contact details.
  • Description of organisation.
  • Description of project.
  • Project aims.
  • Project cost.
  • Funds already raised and pledged.
  • Outstanding shortfall.
  • Project timetable.
  • Most recent set of audited accounts.

Contact The Charles Hayward Foundation for further information.

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