• We are a small grant making charity principally for the benefit of registered charities operating in the City of York, and surrounding areas.

Here are some of our recent grant awards

Grant award to Railway Children

The Trustees are pleased to report a second grant award to Railway Children. Every year thousands of children across the UK run away or are forced to leave homes that have become unbearable through poverty, abuse, violence and neglect. Reaching a child as soon as possible is crucial to getting to children on the streets ...

Grant award to New Visuality

The Trustees are please to report a grant award to New Visuality. New Visuality is a charity based in York that seeks to advance the arts, culture and heritage. The grant will help cover the cost of delivering creative sessions to children, young people and vulnerable adults. ...

Grant award to Survive

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Survive. Survive, based in Micklegate, York offers specialist counselling and support work to men and women across North Yorkshire who have experienced sexual trauma including rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse as well as grooming, sexual exploitation and the coercive sexual control often present in ...

Grant award to the York Archaeological Trust

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to the York Archaeological Trust. York Archaeological Trust (YAT) is a self-funded educational charity and a leading professional archaeological organisation with offices in York, Glasgow, Sheffield and Nottingham. Founded in 1972, they have a reputation for delivering high quality investigation, research and public engagement for a ...

Grant award to The Joseph Rowntree Theatre

The Trustees are please to report a grant has been pledged to The Joseph Rowntree Theatre. The theatre is a venue that is operated by the community for the community.  With 365 seats they accommodate a wide range of productions throughout the year. The grant will help support their Raise the Roof campaign which has ...

Grant award to Foss Park Hospital, York.

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Foss Park Hospital, York. Foss Park opened in April 2020. It provides a range of services, including inpatient mental health wards for working-age adults and older people. The grant will help support an Arts for Wellbeing Project. This is to provide creative activities such as ...

Grant award to St Catherine’s Hospice

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to St Catherine’s Hospice. St Catherine’s provide care and support at home and in the Hospice for adults with a terminal illness, and to their families, and friends. The services allow a patient to remain as active as possible and make the most of everyday.  ...

Grant award to City of York Squadron

The Trustees are please to report a further grant award to the 110 City of York Squadron. The grant will help the Squadron purchase state of the art flight simulation equipment, in order to provide training and development to a large number of local, enthusiastic and aviation-minded young people. ...

Grant award to York LGBT Forum

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to the York LGBT Forum. York LGBT Forum is a charity which aims to improve LGBT rights in York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom and across the world.  York LGBT Forum works to ensure that there is no discrimination on the basis of, but not limited to, ethnicity, ...

Grant award to York Carers Centre

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to York Carers Centre. York Carers Centre is an independent charity and a network member of the national Carers Trust. They work in partnership with carers, statutory and voluntary organisations to ensure unpaid carers throughout York have access to confidential information, advice and support. They work ...

Grant award to Good Organisation York

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Good Organisation, York. Good Organisation support disadvantaged people in York to share in the economic benefits of tourism. They offer training opportunities, manage small projects and provide personal development support to marginalised individuals across the city ...

Grant award to The Prince’s Trust

The Trustees are pleased to report a further grant award to the Prince’s Trust. The Prince’s Trust run eight core programmes in Yorkshire and the Humber throughout the year, these courses cover a range of themes and are aimed at different demographics of young people in the region: Employability and work experience: Our ‘Get Into’ ...

Donation to York Rescue Boat

The Trustees are pleased to report a donation has been made to York Rescue Boat. York Rescue Boat is an independent lifeboat and search and rescue team based in York, North Yorkshire. Our work centres around the Rivers Ouse and Foss in York. Uniquely they work to make the city safer by carrying out combined patrols by boat and ...

Grant award to MySight York

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to MySight York. MySight York is a thriving, independent, local charity working to help people with sight loss make confident choices about all aspects of their lives.Their aim is to support people in York to live well with sight loss. ...

Grant Award to 1st Moxby Moor Scout Group

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to the 1st Moxby Moor Scout Group, who operate out of Huby, York. The grant will go toward the cost of replenishing out of date equipment. ...

Grant award to Home-Start York

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Home-Start York Home-Start York was established in 1988 as a voluntary organisation. Committed to supporting parents with at least one child under the age of six, volunteers visit families in their own homes each week, offering support, friendship and practical help. This family-centered support strengthens and ...

Grant award to Bowel Disease Research Foundation

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Bowel Disease Research Foundation. The grant will help support a trail screening programme taking place in York , Coventry and Leicester. Around 1 million people in the UK have a serious bowel disease. “Serious” means a disease likely to lead to, or accompanied by, at ...

Grant award to Upfaders

The trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Upfaders. Upfaders is Yorks groundbreaking youth music technology project. Since 2008 they have been providing vital opportunities for young modern musicians in York who are facing a disadvantage – Djing, MCing, Music Production, Artistic development, performances, mentoring, musical collaboration and improvisation. Upfaders is a trusted, ...

Grant award to The Snappy Trust

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to SNAPPY. The Snappy Trust, formerly known as Snappy (Special Needs Activities and Play Provision for York), is a registered charity supporting children and young people with wide-ranging disabilities, from across the York area. ​ They were originally founded in 1985 by four parents who felt that their children ...

Grant award to Little Badgers Pre-School

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Little Badgers Pre-School Little Badgers pre-school provides warm and caring childcare in an stimulating educational environment where children are encouraged to learn through play.  They predominantly cover the areas of Badger Hill, Osbaldwick, Hull Road and Heslington, and are based on site at Badger Hill ...