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The Woodward Charitable Trust: Funding Call for Charitable Organisations in the UK

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 15, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on January 29, 2020
The Woodward Charitable Trust image
The Woodward Charitable Trust image

Priority areas:
> Arts outreach work by local groups involving disadvantaged people;
> Children and young people who are isolated, at risk of exclusion or involved in anti-social behaviour and in particular organisations that work to discourage individuals getting involved in gangs or violent behaviour;
> Disability projects, which can include rehabilitation and training for people who are either physically or learning disabled as well as charities supporting mental health issues, particularly where it relates to their other priority areas;
> Disadvantaged women and their children, covering refuges and domestic violence shelters and groups;
> Disadvantaged families including parenting support;
> Prisoners and ex-offenders and specifically projects that help the rehabilitation and resettlement of prisoners and/or ex-offenders as well as requests to help prisoners’ families;
> Projects that promote integration and community cohesion (focus: minority groups; refugees).

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The Trust:
1) primarily funds charitable organisations in the UK;
2) favour small-scale, locally based initiatives;
3) awards are only for one year;
4) majority of grants are for less than £3,000.

Deadline: January 30, 2020.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 15, 2020
Jan 15, 2020

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Jan 17, 2020
Jan 17, 2020

Thanks, Ana!