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Grants to relieve hardship

If you are applying for an educational grant, please go to YEF grants.

Yardley Great Trust pays grants aimed at relieving poverty to individuals/families and organisations.We help individuals and families by providing basic essentials such as furniture, cookers and washing machines for people who cannot afford to buy them, although individuals/families cannot apply for grants direct to the Trust. Referral agents such as Neighbourhood Offices and CAB offices arrange for applications to be made to the Trust. Referral Agents click here to go to the log in page to make an application on behalf of an indivdual or organisation

Applicants - click on the link to download a list of authorised referral agencies

******************************FASTER APPLICATIONS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY*****************************************

We have teamed up with Home Start Cole Valley to offer a faster application route during the coronavirus emergency. To get budgeting advice and access to our grants programme, email budgets@homestartcolevalley.org.uk.


Organisations and community groups

We also help organisations and community groups that work in the Trust area to relieve poverty or other need.

To consider a request for funding from an organisation or community group, we ask for the following information on our online application form:-

  • The aim(s) of the project
  • The client group(s) and number of anticipated clients
  • a “business plan”, or statement of anticipated progress for at least the next year, preferably three years revenue estimates for at least the next year, preferably three years
  • whether there are any other possible sources of financial assistance and the outcome of any other grant applications

To make an application for a grant for an organisation or community group online, click here. (Individual households cannot apply using this link, if you are a referral agent making an application on behalf of an individual please use the link further up the page)

If you would like to discuss a potential grant application, please contact us.