The Foundation is one of the largest independent grant-makers in the UK. Their new strategy focuses on three aims: Improving Our Natural World; Tackling injustice to deliver A Fairer Future; and Nurturing Creative, Confident Communities.
Opened: 7th Oct 2020
The Greggs Breakfast Club Programme helps primary school children get a nutritious start to their school day. Every school is provided with fresh bread from their nearest Greggs shop, and a grant to support start-up and ongoing costs.
The Aviva Community Fund supports projects that boost the resilience of communities in the face of uncertainty and is investing in two key areas: community resilience and financial capability and inclusion.
Opened: 21st Jan 2020
Supports a range of good causes, community projects and individual initiatives every year.
Offers small grants to non-profit sustainability projects. The fund is intended to contribute to core running costs and act as a basis from which to either focus on their chosen task, or apply for project grants.
The Air Discount Scheme (ADS) aims to tackle the problem of high air fares for the remotest communities in the Highlands and Islands by providing a discount of 50% on the core air fare on eligible routes.
John Lewis Partnership and Waitrose customers decide how much three nominated community groups or charities receive. Support can also be in the form of John Lewis products and/or volunteering time from Partners.
They donate unsaleable products and waste materials for re-use by recognised community groups, eg schools, charities, Scout Association. They can donate items such as slightly damaged tins of paint, off-cuts of timber, broken tiles for mosaic projects.
Sense Over Sectarianism gives grants to projects aimed at the great Glasgow area that challenge sectarianism and bigotry. It aims to challenge bigotry and sectarianism and break down barriers between people caused by religious and cultural difference.
Opened: 29th May 2019
The charity focuses on improving the lives of traumatised, impoverished and very sick children and supports a range of specialist children's causes via regular donations and the provision of specialist medical equipment, play and living essentials. It als