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Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

Thu 4 Feb 2021

Application Deadline: 28 February 2021

Grants are available to UK registered charities for projects that address specific categories set out by the Trust each year.

The Trust awards grants of either £1,000 or £5,000 depending on the grant round:

Round 1 - £1,000

Round 2 - £5,000

Round 3 - £1,000

Round 4 - £5,000

The level of grant awarded is determined by the income of the charity:

Grants of £1,000 are available for charities with an operating income of between £100,000 and £1 million.

Grants of £5,000 are available for charities with a minimum operating income of £1 million. There is no maximum level.

Charities may only apply for one grant per calendar year.

Extended Description

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust offers funding to UK registered charities whose work takes place in the UK and directly supports the theme selected by the Trustees for that year.

The Trust operates a three-year rotation system, with different fields of interests being funded each year:

2021: Homelessness; refugees and asylum seekers.

2022: The Arts with a specific focus in the first two rounds on young people and and the third and four rounds on projects that seek to address the under-representation of BAME people in all sections of the arts.

Applications will be accepted from 1 February 2021 to 28 February 2021. This round will fund projects support people who are homeless with priority given to applications that help BAME communities.

For more information and to apply, see the Austin and Hope Pilkington website.