What do The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust fund?
In 2016 The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust are focussing on projects that help Children and Youth. Priority will be given to projects focussing on homelessness, domestic abuse, prisoners/offenders, training and education, counselling and support, and activities for those with limited access or opportunities.
They only award grants to organisations registered with the Charity Commission (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) or OSCR, or exempt from registration.
Grants are made twice a year. The deadlines for applications are 1st June and 1st November. They award grants of £3,000 or £1,000. The only exception is Medical Research, where grants can be up to £10,000.