Smaller charities and Special Needs Schools in the UK can apply to the small grants programme of the St James’s Place Charitable Foundation for grants of up to £10,000.
The Foundation will support projects that provide services to young people (under the age of 25) who suffer from physical or mental health difficulties or conditions, a life threatening degenerative illness, or who are disadvantaged (including young people under the age of 25 caring for others). Applicants can expect to receive a visit from a representative of the Foundation who will report back to the Trustees before a decision on awarding a grant is made.
Previously funded projects include:
Hope Support Services – a grant of £2,500 to help fund two-part time youth workers to work with young people at youth sessions, trips and activities and on specific projects.
Vauxhall City Farm Riding Therapy Centre which received a grant of £9,912 to help fund the salary costs of a qualified Riding Instructor to coach riding sessions for disabled and disadvantaged children and young people aged 4 to 18.
Applications can be submitted at any time.