ims/priorities: Grants are available to projects concerned with the welfare of both families and prisoners.
Funding is also available to community-led organisations working to build sustainable livelihoods for local people in Africa.
Who can apply? Registered charities in Great Britain
Grant amount: Funding is available under the programmes as follows:
• Family Grants – The maximum grant is £5,000 per year for up to three years
• Penal Grants – Funding is available for project and core costs.
The kinds of grants the Trust expects to make are:
One-off grants of up to £3,000 to pay for specific projects that help maintain relationships between prisoners and their families or for work that supports the contributions that volunteers make within the prison community
Grants of up to £4,000 per year over two to three years, particularly where a guaranteed on-going contribution is going to make a difference to the sustainability of a programme or activity
Africa Grants – The maximum grant is £5,000 per year for up to three years
Application process: Applicants should submit a short letter (one to two pages) outlining the case for funding
Deadline: Applications can be submitted at any time
Website address: www.noelbuxtontrust.org.uk/index.htm