The Trust awards funding (minimum £10,000, maximum £25,000) in the following five core categories: Arts and Heritage; Education; Environment; Health; Social or Economic Disadvantage for core costs, capital and other specific projects. Please check the website for the focus in each of these areas: e.g. Social and Economic Disadvantage applications to 11th October 2023 should focus on disadvantaged children; or housing and homeless people. There is no focus in Environment. Traditional’ environmental applications, such as to improve habitats and conserve species, remain welcome. There fund prioritises projects in the Luton and Bedfordshire area but 60% of funds are awarded out of area.
Deadline: Wednesday 11th October 2023 & Thursday 11th January 2024, noon.
Full details are available on their website: https://steelcharitabletrust.org.uk/