Tuesday, 29 September 2015

The Lotus Foundation

The Lotus Foundation awards grants for social welfare projects across the UK and internationally in diverse areas including, but not limited to:
• Substance abuse;
• Domestic Violence;
• Children and Young People;
• Education;
• Female victims of domestic violence and their children;
• Homelessness;
• Animals in need;
• Medical (Cerebral palsy, cancer, brain tumours).
There are no stated minimum or maximum amounts. Awards tend to range from £1,000 to £25,000. The Foundation allocates around£200,000 each year.
In its last recorded financial year the Foundation made just under 50 grant awards. Previous awards have included:
Dream Holidays (£1,500)
Whizz Kidz (£10,000)
Substance Abuse/Domestic Violence
Refuge (£25,000)
Knot Violence (£7,019)
TTT – Training Teachers of Tomorrow (£10,000)
Animal Welfare
Canine Partners (£2,500)
The 999 Club (£2,500)
Moon Bear Rescue (£1,000)
Royal Blind Society (£1,000)
Registered charities and other charitable organisations that are operating in the UK are eligible to apply.
The application process is ongoing and interested applicants may apply at any time. Applications should be made in writing.
If you like minimalism, the Foundation's website will probably be right up your street.  
More information is, however, available on the Charity Commission website.
Contact details for the Foundation are:
Mrs B Starkey
The Lotus Foundation
Startling Music Ltd
90 Jermyn Street
1st Floor
London SW1Y 4JD
Tel: 0207 930 5133  

(Source: GRIN)

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