Grants generally under £2,000 for registered charities and other not-for-profit, voluntary organisations, as well as state schools in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset (Taunton area postcode only), for a wide range of charitable causes primarily children, community projects, homelessness and social welfare, mental health and learning disabilities, sport and leisure, as well as environmental and arts projects. In 2022/23 7 groups in Torbay were awarded £13,170.
It is one of few funders who welcome applications for state schools that have a direct, quantifiable benefit. Examples of applications encouraged could be to support the following – school libraries, minibuses, sports halls or equipment, outdoor play equipment, text books, music drama and the arts, laboratory equipment.
Deadline: throughout the year, next deadline 12th September 2023. Check the news section on the website for details of forthcoming deadlines.
Full details are available on their website: https://nfct.org/