Charities in England and Wales can apply for grants of between £500 – £5,000 per year for up to 3 years to help disadvantaged children and young people (up to the age of 25 years), overcome the barriers they face to achieve the best possible start in life.
To be eligible the charity needs to have an annual income of below £500,000 per year. The funding is being made available through the Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Early Years Opportunities Grant scheme.
The next closing date for applications to the small grants programme is 4 pm on the 31st August 2020.
The Foundation also offers funding of between £20,000 and £60,000 per year for up to three years through its large grants programme.
The closing date for the large grants programme is 5 pm on the 31st July 2020 for stage 1 applications.