Grocers’ Charity Grant

The Grocers’ Charity awards about £1 million pounds each year to UK registered charities. For our open grants, we typically provide one-off grants of up to £5,000. We receive over 900 applications a year and award 17% of the applications received, on average.

We only accept applications via our online form. Please do not send unsolicited information by post or email. If you are unable to apply online because of an impairment, please contact us before sending information by post.

Please follow the links below to learn more about our funding priorities. Below these you can find information on our Grant ProcessResources such as form questions, and learn What We Have Funded in the past.

Please note, we do not accept applications from: 

  • Charities with a turnover of over £500,000 (except for Medical Charities, where the limit is £15m). 
  • Non-UK registered charities (e.g Community Interest Companies). 
  • Charities whose beneficiaries are overseas.
  • Individuals. 
  • Places of worship. 
  • Educational establishments (schools, colleges, universities). 

The deadlines for an initial enquiry are: 

  • 6 September 
  • 10 January 

Please note, regrettably, due to our capacity, we are unable to provide feedback for unsuccessful applications.

The Charity provides one-off grants for UK registered charities to support the following areas:

  • Relief of poverty.
  • Children and young people.
  • The elderly.
  • Disability.
  • Health.
  • Military.
  • Heritage.
  • The arts.
  • Environment and conservation.

Applicants should complete the online eligibility checklist for the relevant area to access the online enquiry form.

Contact the Grocers’ Charity’s for further information.

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