WHSmith Trust: Seeking Applications for Community Grants Program

Deadline: 31 March 2018

The WHSmith Trust is offering grants of up to £500 to voluntary organisations and schools from the proceeds of the compulsory carrier bag levies across the UK. Grants are awarded every six months to charities, schools and community groups of any size, provided they support the community in the UK.

The WHSmith Trust is an independent registered charity that aims to support good causes in the local communities where WHSmith operates, and also to promote literacy and a love of reading. Each year the Trust supports employees by matching their fundraising and volunteering for charities and schools. The Trust also makes donations to hundreds of schools across the UK and funds large scale literacy projects through its long-standing partnership with the National Literacy Trust.

Eligibility Criteria

The following community groups may apply for WHSmith Community Grants:

  • Registered or Exempt Charities
  • Voluntary/Community Groups (constituted)
  • Schools and pre-schools

The following types of beneficiary fall outside our criteria for support:

  • Party political organisations
  • Religious organisations
  • Military organisations
  • Individuals
  • Expeditions or overseas travel

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Country: United Kingdom

For more information, please visit Community Grant.

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