Ford Britain Trust

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Ford Britain Trust Funding

Aims/priorities: Ford Britain Trust is committed to supporting
the communities they work and live in. That is why they have
created the Ford Britain Trust in April 1975 to help fund the
education and advancement of their neighbours. Ford Britain Trust pay special attention to
projects focusing on education, environment, children, the disabled, youth activities and projects
that provide clear benefits to the local communities close to their UK locations, which includes
Manchester. The Ford Britain Trust particularly encourages applications from Ford employees, but
is open to all, provided that the qualifying organisations meet their selection criteria. Grant
applications supporting the following activities will be considered:
 Work that has clear benefits to the local community / environment
 Work with young people / children
 Education / schools (mainstream)
 Special education needs
 People with disabilities
Who can apply? Registered charities; schools / PTAs (non-fee paying, state sector schools only;
independent/private, fee paying, schools will not be considered); non-profit organisations
(including small clubs and societies)
Grant amount: Small grants for amounts up to £250 and large grants for amounts over £250 and
up to a maximum of £5,000
Application process: An application form can be downloaded from their website

Deadline: Small grants:
 1 August to 31 October
 1 December to 28 February
Large grants:
 1 March to 31 July for consideration in September
 1 September to 31 January for consideration in March
Contact information: Email: [email protected]
Website address: www.ford.co.uk/experienceford/AboutFord/CorporateSocialResponsibility/FordBritainTrust/Overview