The Warburtons Family Matters Community Grants programme provides small grants up to £400 with no matched funding requirement to not-for-profit organisations in England, Scotland and Wales for projects that benefit families and meet one or more of the following themes.
1. Health - supporting families to care for each other and lead healthier lives:
o Improving physical health and/or
o Improving wellbeing.
2. Place - supporting families to flourish in communities that are safer, greener and more inclusive:
o Making spaces safe and inclusive, and/or
o Connecting communities with the environment.
3. Skills - supporting families to gain useful skills for life and work:
o Developing useful life skills, and/or
o Developing useful skills for employment.
Funding is not available for:
o Activities that are for sponsorship, advertising and promotion alone, which primarily generate commercial returns.
o Activities that benefit Warburtons' commercial business.
o Activities that discriminate on the basis of race, creed, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, or national origin.
o Activities that have already taken place.
o Activities that have a negative impact on the environment.
o Organisations that are unable provide appropriate registration and financial documents, bank details and personal details of trustees/directors.
o Organisations that are unable to report back on outcomes.
o Organisations that
o Organisations that mainly focus animal welfare.
o Organisations that promote political or religious viewpoints to their beneficiaries
o Organisations that provide grants, bursaries or financial donations to other organisations or individuals.
o Organisations that may be harmful to the Warburtons brand, or
Further information and access to the an application form is available from a link on the Financial Giving page of the Warburton website. This should take applicants to the application portal on the Charities Aid Foundation website, where new applicants will need to create an account before continuing with the application process.
CAF may get in touch with applicants directly, to ask for their bank account details and any documents they may need.
The next application deadlines are:
o Monday 8 November 2021.
o Monday 7 February 2022.
o Monday 9 May 2022, and
o Monday 8 August 2022.
Applications are considered quarterly. Decisions are typically made within six weeks of the deadline.
Contact details for the programme are:
CAF Grant Making
The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)
25 Kings Hill Avenue
Tel: 03000 123 334