Grant Criteria

What purposes are grants given for?

  • Each year Trustees give a small number of grants to organisations who have innovative ideas to bring about a more peaceful, just and sustainable world

What do we give?

  • Seed grants of between £1,000 and £5,000

Who are grants given to?

  • UK registered charities, NGOs, public bodies and social enterprises, in normal circumstances limited to those with an annual turnover of less than approximately £350,000
  • The Trustees favour those applicants not normally able to attract other funding.

Categories for Grant Giving

  • Quaker work and witness
  • Peace-building and conflict resolution
  • Interfaith and ecumenical understanding
  • Climate change mitigation
  • Work with forced migrants, including internally displaced people
  • Sustainable development

Preference will be given to applications which fulfil more than one of our criteria.

Successful applicants must demonstrate the following:

  • Their ideas for bringing about change
  • Who will benefit and how
  • The expected outcomes of their ideas

We do not support:

  • Core funding for organisations
  • Individuals
  • Infrastructure organisations
  • General appeals
  • Educational bursaries
  • Humanitarian relief appeals
  • Medical research
  • Healthcare, disability and medical support services