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Help The Homeless

Help The Homeless

http://www.help-the-homeless.org.uk/applying-for-funding/

Deadlines: (next deadline is 15th March)

The quarterly deadlines for grant applications each year are: 15th March, 15th June, 15th September and 15th December.

There should be a minimum period of two years between the receipt of a decision on an application and a further application from the same organisation.

Who can apply?

Small and medium sized registered charities.

They provide grants of up to £5,000 to support small and medium-sized UK charities that work to help homeless people rebuild their lives and re-enter society. Funding is target-ed at projects to find practical ways to help disadvantaged individuals return to the community through training or residential facility provision, rather than merely providing short term shelter.

The scheme will principally fund capital costs, but may consider revenue costs if necessary to the project.

Help the Homeless do not have a full time member of staff, so unable to enter into telephone conversations. They provide an on-line contact form and respond by e-mail as soon as possible.

Applying for funding

Help The Homeless's main funding remit is the regular allocation of grants (generally up to £5,000) for capital costs to small and medium-sized registered charities only (those with a turnover of under £1m per annum).

 

All applications must relate to projects that assist individuals in their return to mainstream society, rather than simply offer shelter or other forms of sustenance.

Application form

All applicants must use the official form and clearly describe the aims and structure of their organisation, their future plans and specific details of how any grant money will be spent. A copy of the latest available audited accounts is also required.

Download application form.

Example grants

Examples of recent grants made can be seen here. If your application relates to computer equipment, please first visit the advice section on the Advice & Links page.

Applying for funding

Grants from Help the Homeless are available to small and medium-sized charitable organisations. We do not make grants to individuals. We fund capital costs of projects with grants of up to £5,000 - have a look at the Success Stories section for examples.

If you think your organisation may be eligible for funding, please visit the Applying for Funding page.