Grant making policy

  • The Charity will only support charities which (i) are registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales, the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator¬†or the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland, or (ii) are exempt or excepted charities (within the meaning of the Charities Act 2011).
  • The Charity does not make grants to individuals.
  • The Trustees are currently focusing on supporting charities concerned with the advancement of animal welfare and charities that help people in need or that further educational projects through interaction with animals.
  • Grants will be considered for project costs and capital expenditure.
  • The Trustees will generally consider grant applications for up to ¬£5,000, but in certain circumstances larger grants may be available.
  • Unless there are exceptional circumstances, after receiving a grant, a charity cannot receive another grant from the Charity for two years.

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