Grocers’ Charity, deadline fast approaching

Funding is available to organisations in the UK concerned with the following areas of interest: relief of youth poverty; older people; disabled; medicine; and heritage and the arts. Deadline 1 May 2015.

Open Until:

Posted: 10/03/2022

One off grants
of around £2,000 are available.

The Worshipful
Company of Grocers has a tradition of dispensing monies to charitable causes
and, in 1968, the Grocers’ Charity was founded.  The Grocers’ Trust
Company Limited administrates the Charity and its directors are the members of
the Court of Assistants of the Grocers’ Company.

The Charity supports
the following areas:

  • Relief of youth poverty.
  • Older people.
  • Disabled.
  • Medicine.
  • Heritage and the arts.

Eligible Expenditure

The Charity supports
the following areas:

  • Relief of youth poverty – charities that are:
    • Working to support children and young people (0 to 25 years old) as the
      main beneficiary.
    • Working in areas of high deprivation.
    • Working to increase social mobility for example through training courses,
      better facilities or parenting support.
  • Older people – charities that are:
    • Working towards Ending Loneliness in Old Age
    • Supporting ending social exclusion for older people.
    • Working in rural and urban settings in geographic areas linked to the
      Grocers’ Company.
  • Disabled – charities that are:
    • Providing innovative projects and programmes for disabled people.
    • Providing front line support for disabled people.
  • Medicine – charities that:
    • Have a turnover of no more than £15 million.
    • Research into specific medical conditions.
    • Support sufferers of rare medical conditions.
    • Grants are given for a piece of equipment, printing materials or
      tangible project.
  • Heritage and the arts – charities that:
    • Conserve historic buildings (though not Places of Worship).
    • Conserve historic objects and paintings.
    • Improve accessibility to arts projects, performances or exhibitions.

Registered charities in the UK with a turnover of
under £500,000 are eligible to apply.


Applications will not
normally be considered from:

  • Places of Worship.
  • Educational Establishments (Schools, Colleges, Universities).
  • Hospices.
  • Charities whose beneficiaries are overseas.
  • Non UK registered charities.
  • Charities with a turnover of over £500,000, except where stated
  • Individuals.

Application Procedure

Applicants should first fill in the Online Enquiry Form

Addresses and contacts

Contact details:

Lucy-Jayne Cummings

The Grocers’ Charity 
Grocers’ Hall 
Princes Street 

Telephone: 020 7606 3113

Email: lucy@grocershall.co.uk

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