Applications from registered charities working in the areas of education or health with one of three chosen focus groups are selected or considered:
- Children and young people with disabilities
- Children and young people who are sick in hospital
- Children and young people who are life limited (requiring palliative care)
If favoured, grant applications for up to £5,000 can be approved by the Director, up to £10,000 can be approved by the Grants Committee, and applications for more than £10,000 are recommended to the Trustees for final approval. The Foundation is a small charity and generally will not make awards of over £30,000 (per year). Funding can be requested for up to 2 years for any particular project.
Sample Grants Made to Irish Organisations
- Irish Autism Action – multiple grants
- Barretstown – £40,000.
- Debra Ireland – £10,000.
Next deadlines: 25th July 2017, 10th October 2017
More information: Central grants programme