We only fund established organisations and institutions. New groups may apply, providing they can show a business plan or projection forecast. We do not fund individuals.
Organisations Actual Income
We do not fund organisations with an average income of below £5000 per annum.
We do not fund organisations whose main purpose is fundraising and who are not themselves involved in the provision of charitable services.
Type of Project
We do not fund ongoing programmes unless these are entering a distinct new phase of development. The project must fall into one of the following categories:
– New project
– Distinct new phases of development
– Pilot project
Projects will be funded providing they are designed to improve the physical, education and emotional well-being of young people up the age of 20 living within the North West.
Giving every child access to affordable activities.
Age of Beneficiaries
We do not fund projects where the main beneficiaries are over the age of 20
Projects that fall outside of our criteria, not limited to:
– Travel costs
– School, colleges or universities
– One-off events
– Expeditions and overseas travel
– Ongoing programs
– Research projects
– General running costs
– Individual projects
– The arts (unless where used as a means of education and/or emotional development