Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust (UK)

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust which awards grants to registered charities in the United Kingdom has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 1st November 2016.

During 2016 the Trust is seeking to fund projects focussing on:

  • Homelessness
  • Domestic abuse
  • Prisoners/offenders
  • Training and education
  • Counselling and support
  • Activities for those with limited access or opportunities.

Grants are usually between £1,000 and £3,000 and are awarded for one year. The Trust only award grants to organisations registered with the Charity Commission (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) or OSCR, or exempt from registration.

  • Previous grants awarded include:
  • A grant of £3,000 towards ‘Street Circus’ programme.
  • A grant of £3,000 towards a telephone befriending service.

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