24 April 2024 

April Grants

Trustees are delighted to announce that at their April Grants Committee meeting, they awarded a total of £607,180 Major Grants to 8 organisations across the UK.

Small Grants

In between meetings £59,360 was awarded to 6 organisations from  January to April 2024.

Many congratulations to all the recipients!


01 February 2024 

Updated Funding Guidelines

Our updated funding guidelines are available to download for each of our grant programmes.  A summary of the changes is below:

Major Grants Funding Guidelines:

  • The eligible size of annual turnover for an organisation is up to £500k.
  • Adventure Playgrounds, Baby Banks and Disability charities are not eligible to apply to our Major Grants programme.
  • We do not fund Community Interest Companies (CICs).
  • Multi-year grants: No more than £50k can be applied for in any given year over a 3 year period. 
  • Trustees will consider the additionality of grant funds to a charity’s financial situation.

Small Grants Funding Guidelines:

  • We do not fund Community Interest Companies (CICs).

25 January 2024 

January Grants

Trustees are delighted to announce that at their January Grants Committee meeting, they awarded a total of £506,290 Major Grants to 8 organisations across the UK.

Small Grants

In between meetings £ £70,007 was awarded to 8 organisations from  October 2023 to January 2024.

Many congratulations to all the recipients!

 


26 October 2023 

October Grants

Trustees are delighted to announce that at their October Grants Committee meeting, they awarded a total of £534,069 Major Grants to 7 organisations across the UK.

Small Grants

In between meetings,  £87,137 was awarded to 12 organisations from June to October 2023.

Many congratulations to all the recipients!


21 July 2023 

July Grants

Trustees are delighted to announce that at their July Grants Committee meeting, they awarded a total of £639,181 Major Grants to 10 organisations across the UK.

Small Grants

In between meetings,  £76,427 was awarded to 10 organisations from April to June 2023.

Many congratulations to all the recipients!


08 June 2023

Meet Our Trustees 

Biographies of our Trustees is now available as a downloadable document in the 'About' page of the website under the Governance heading.  It is also available by clicking here.


30 APRIL 2023

April Grants

Trustees are delighted to announce that at their April Grants Committee meeting, they awarded a total of £527,483 Major Grants to 7 organisations across the UK.

Small Grants

In between meetings,  £120,621 was awarded to 14 organisations from January to April 2023.

Many congratulations to all the recipients!


02 FEBRUARY 2023

January Grants

Trustees are delighted to announce that at their January Grants Committee meeting, they awarded a total of £461,141 Major Grants to 7 organisations across the UK.

Small Grants

In between meetings,  £61,122 was awarded to 7 organisations from October 2022 to January 2023.

Many congratulations to all the recipients!


28 October  2022

October Grants

Trustees are delighted to announce that at their October Grants Committee meeting, they awarded a total of £558,893 Major Grants to 8 organisations across the UK.

Small Grants

In between meetings,  £77,410 was awarded to 8  organisations from July to October 2022.

Many congratulations to all the recipients!


07 July 2022

July Grants

Trustees are delighted to announce that at their July Grants Committee meeting, they awarded a total of £643,371 Major Grants to 8 organisations across the UK.

Small Grants

In between meetings,  £113,006 was awarded to 14  organisations from April to July 2022.

Many congratulations to all the recipients!


01 FEBRUARY 2022

Trustee Recruitment

Trusthouse Charitable Foundation is seeking to appoint up to two new Trustees with an interest in supporting small charities working to improve the lives of disadvantaged people in the UK. You will be part of a team of Trustees who meet a minimum of six times a year to shape the strategic direction of the Trust and make decisions on grant allocation.

We wish to strengthen and diversify our Board and extend representation within the Foundation to ensure that the Board has insight from the range of charities and communities supported by our grants.

TCF Trustees would like to hear from individuals in the following areas:

  • Direct experience and/or strong understanding of the experience of service users of Family and Community Support charities.
  • Direct experience and/or a strong understanding of the specific needs of disadvantaged urban or rural communities according to the Index of Multiple Deprivation.

For information on how to apply, please see the attached role description here.  

Closing date for applications: 15 March 2022.

 


18 JANUARY 2022

Anniversary Grant

The Trustees are delighted to announce that a special Anniversary Grant of £500,000 has been awarded to Springboard Charity for a programme  to support young and unemployed individuals into the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry in UK areas of high deprivation.

This particular grant has been awarded on the 25th anniversary year of Trusthouse's impressive history of giving. In line with Trusthouse’s mission, Springboard will be improving vulnerable lives in disadvantaged communities of the UK. The activity will be focused in the areas of Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Belfast.  

Springboard's blog post about our grant can be found here.