Friday, 7 August 2015

HOBSON CHARITY LIMITED – Grants between £500 and £150,000 for charitable organisation providing social welfare or recreational activities

The Hobson Charity Limited offers grants to charitable organisations active in the UK.
Grants are intended to support registered charities that work in the following areas:
• Education.
• Relief of poverty.
• Recreation.
• Social welfare.
• Support of older people and disadvantaged people.
This is a largely discretionary grantmaking trust that funds a broad variety of projects.
Previous grants have been for between £500 and £150,000. The vast majority of awards are for less than £5,000.
During the financial year ending 31 March 2014 the Charity distributed 88 grants totalling £950,220.
The average award was therefore slightly over £10,000.
Grants were provided at the following levels in the broad categories of:
o Relief of poverty (£60,000)
o Advancement of education (£93,712)
o Advancement of religion (£13,000)
o Other purposes beneficial to the community (£783,508)
Registered charities operating in the UK are eligible to apply.
The application process is ongoing and interested applicants may apply at any time via a letter of application.
PLEASE NOTE: the charity does not have a website. Further information is available, however, on the Charity Commission website.
Contact details for the Hobson Charity are:
Deborah Hobson
Hobson Charity Limited
21 Bryanston Street
Marble Arch
London W1H 7AB

(Source: GRIN)

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