We appreciate the organisations that fund us to make a difference to refugees and asylum seekers on our programmes. Below we have listed these funders, who do so much to put something into local communities.
Together we are all helping to make a difference in the lives of many. Thank you.
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation was established in 1961 by Ian Fairbairn as a memorial to his wife Esmée. Today it is one of the largest independent grant-making foundations in the UK.
The Henry Smith Charity
The Henry Smith Charity is a large grant making charity. They make grants totalling approximately £25 million each year to up to 1,000 organisations and charities throughout the UK for initiatives and projects that address social inequality and economic disadvantage.
Lily Matthews Fund
The Lily Matthews Fund was established in memory of Lily, a native of Newcastle, to support local environmental projects, women’s issues and mental health projects.
The Tudor Trust
The Tudor Trust is an independent grant-making trust which supports voluntary and community groups working in any part of the UK.
The Newcastle Fund
The Lloyds TSB Foundation for England and Wales is one of the UK’s leading independent grant-making trusts. We provide funding for core costs to registered charities who help disadvantaged people to play a fuller role in communities throughout England and Wales.
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Northern Rock Foundation
Northern Rock Foundation is an independent charity, which aims to tackle disadvantage and improve quality of life in the North East and Cumbria.
Sherburn House Charity
The Sherburn House Charity’s function is to relieve need, hardship and distress in the North East of England. This is achieved through the giving of grants in separate schemes to individuals and organisations.
Garfield Weston Foundation
Garfield Weston Foundation is a family-founded, grant-making trust which has been supporting charities across the UK for over 50 years. From small community groups to large national institutions, their aim is to support organisations that have effective solutions to helping those most in need.
The Allen Lane Foundation
The Allen Lane Foundation is a grant-making trust set up in 1966 by the late Sir Allen Lane, founder of Penguin Books, to support general charitable causes.
The Barbour Trust
The Barbour Trust was formed in 1988, when the Chairman of Barbour, Dame Margaret Barbour and her immediate family, donated approximately 20% of the shares in Barbour to the newly registered charity. The whole of the income of the trust, is distributed to charities and funds within the areas of Tyneside, the Border region of Scotland and other national and international charities for the benefit of the communities within which Barbour works and has associations.
The Joicey Trust
The Joicey Trust makes grants within its main beneficial area of Northumberland and the old Metropolitan Borough of Tyne & Wear and grants are made across a wide spectrum for either revenue or capital funding.