Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation: Contributing to the Development of Nonviolence and Environmental Sustainability

Deadline: 9 February 2018

The Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation (PPCF) is currently accepting applications for its grant program with an aim to contribute to the development of a just society based on a commitment to nonviolence and environmental sustainability.

The priority is to address systemic threats by seeking to change policy and attitudes at a national or European level.

Priority Areas

  • Peace and Sustainable Security: Support the development of ways of resolving violent conflicts peacefully, and of addressing their underlying causes.
  • Environmental Sustainability: Support work that addresses the pressures and conditions that risk global environmental breakdown.

Grant Information

The Foundation usually gives grants of between £5,000 and £15,000 per year, for up to three years.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Foundation only supports practical projects when they are clearly of a pioneering nature, with potential for influencing UK national policy.
  • Foundation is a UK based grant giving charity and they support the work of UK registered charitable NGOs.
  • Foundation also supports organisations or projects that are not UK registered charities if they can indicate a UK registered charity that is able to receive funds on their behalf.

Funding Exclusions

Foundation does not fund:

  • organisations that are large
  • organisations that are outside UK (unless they are linked with a UK registered charity and doing work of international focus)
  • work outside the UK (unless it is of international focus)
  • grants to individuals
  • travel bursaries (including overseas placements and expeditions)
  • study
  • academic research
  • capital projects (e.g. building projects or purchase of nature reserves)
  • community or local practical projects (except innovative projects for widespread application)
  • youth work, youth training and youth camps
  • environmental/ ecological conservation
  • international agencies and overseas appeals
  • general appeals
  • human rights work (except where it relates to peace and environmental sustainability).
  • community mediation and crime related work

How to Apply

Applicants must download the application form via given website.

For more information, please visit PPCF Grants.

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