Early Years’ Preventative Work – The Sylvia Adams Charitable Trust

The Sylvia Adams Charitable Trust is looking to support work which will improve the life chances for some of the most disadvantaged children in England and Wales by investing in early intervention and preventative work.

The Sylvia Adams Charitable Trust

They are looking to support work with targeted groups of 0-3 year olds in England and Wales which will specifically improve the reach to these targeted groups and bring about improved defined outcomes for these targeted groups.

They are looking for proposals which:

  • Have defined outcomes built in with clear measurement tools and evaluation procedures in place
  • Have the flexibility to adapt to changing external factors
  • Have wide application or which have relevance for specific groups
  • Look to build on existing good practice or to trial new work

Successful organisations must be prepared to share learning from the funded work with other organisations, to increase their impact.

Who can apply

Charities registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales.

Duration and size of grants

Grants may be awarded for 1, 2 or 3 years.

There is no minimum grant size and the maximum will be £50,000 per annum.

The Trust is happy to consider complete or partial funding and accepts overheads as part of a budget.

Application dates

There will be 2 funding rounds in 2017/8.

Round 1: From March 1st until April 30th. Decisions on these applications will be made in July.

Round 2: From October 1st until November 30th. Decisions on these applications will be made in February 2018.