The Woodward Charitable Trust, which is part of the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trust, has announced that its general grant-making programme is open for applications.
Applications are welcomed from UK registered charities working to address a wide range of social issues, including:
- children and young people who are isolated, at risk of exclusion or involved in anti-social behavior
- projects that help the rehabilitation and resettlement of prisoners and/or ex-offenders
- disadvantaged women, covering refugees, domestic violence and parenting
- disability projects, which can include rehabilitation and training for people who are either physically disabled or learning disabled
- arts outreach work by local groups involving disadvantaged people
- projects that promote integration and community cohesion amongst minority groups, including refugees and travellers
The fund offers grants of up to £5,000 through their small grants scheme, and grants of over £5,000 through their large grants scheme. Grants awarded in the past have included a grant to SHARP (Support Help and Advice for Relatives of Prisoners) to help fund a helpline and a grant towards the running costs of a cyber café for disabled users.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 31st July 2016.
For further information, please visit the Woodward Charitable Trust website.