The Wolfson Foundation is offering grants for Schools and Colleges for children and young people with special educational needs.
Examples of INELIGIBLE projects and costs include:
• Purchase of land or existing buildings (including a building’s freehold);
• Grants direct to individuals;
• Grants through conduit organisations;
• Overheads, maintenance costs and VAT;
• Non-specific appeals (including circulars) and endowment funds;
• Projects which focus on sports or arts;
• Costs of meetings, exhibitions, concerts, expeditions, conferences, lectures, etc.;
• Salary costs;
• Running costs, including vehicle fuel and maintenance;
• Film, websites or promotional materials;
• Repayment of loans;
• Projects that have already been completed or will be by the time of award;
• Sensory play.
Utilize This Offer
1. Location of applicant and project: UK only;
2. The applicant organisation should meet all of the following criteria:
a) be a registered charity, local authority;
b) be registered with the relevant regulatory authority, where applicable, and have at least a good rating.
Grants are awarded for projects focussed on helping pupils to develop skills which would help them to gain employment or live independently after leaving school or college.
The project should be for a new building, refurbishment work or equipment and aim to produce one or more of the following outcomes:
• Increased access to services for new and existing users;
• Improved quality and range of services;
• Improved financial stability of the organisation.
Usual grant range: £20,000 – £75,000.
Match funding required: Yes, if project cost is >£50,000.
Grants are not made retrospectively, and so your project must be ongoing at the time that a funding decision is made (i.e. June or December).
We run two funding rounds each year.
Round 1 - Stage 1 application deadline: 5 January.
Round 2 - Stage 1 application deadline: 1 July.
For more information, please visit https://www.wolfson.org.uk/funding/funding-for-places/funding-for-specia...