Aims/priorities: The Swire Charitable Trust awards grants via three funding programmes:

  • Community and social welfare – The Trust will fund charities that help to foster long-term positive change in the lives of disadvantaged people and their communities, funding requests are particularly welcome from charities working with: young people leaving care; people with physical and learning disabilities; homeless people; ex-servicemen and women; and victims of slavery and human trafficking
  • Education and training – The Trust will fund charities that help children and adults from all backgrounds to fulfil their potential and make the most of their talents.
  • Heritage – The Trust will fund charities working to restore neglected buildings and monuments which can contribute to community regeneration, particularly in areas of deprivation. They would especially like to hear from smaller heritage charities that focus on providing employment or volunteering opportunities for the local community – and contributing to the regeneration of the area

Who can apply? UK registered charities working in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Grant amount: There is no maximum or minimum grant size

Deadline: There are no deadlines or closing dates – applications are welcomed all year around

Application process: There is a one stage application process, with a single online

Contact information: Tel: 020 7834 7717 Email: [email protected]

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