The Allen Lane Foundation
The Foundation focuses on work which will make a lasting difference to people's lives rather than simply alleviating the symptoms or current problems; is aimed at reducing isolation, stigma and discrimination; encourages or enables unpopular groups to share in the life of the whole community.
A significant proportion of your beneficiaries should be from one or more of these groups: asylum-seekers and refugees; LGBT; Gypsies and Travellers; migrant workers; offenders and ex-offenders; older people; people experiencing mental health problems; people experiencing violence or abuse.
Geographical areas funded: UK
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Fund award sizes
Notes on award amounts: Premium information
Who can apply
They fund registered charities and organisations which are not charities but which seek funding for a charitable project such as constituted voluntary groups or Community Interest Companies.
Your income must be under £100,000 if your work relates to a relatively local area such as a town, village or small community.
Your income must be less the £250,000 of your work covers a wider area such as a county, regions or country-wide.
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When to apply
Apply as soon as you are ready.
How to apply
Take the online eligibility quiz and make an online application.
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