Animal Welfare

Funding opportunities for animal welfare

News and Updates

The Petplan Charitable Trust have announced that their next and final round deadline for the Covid-19 Equine Rescues Emergency Fund will be Friday 15th January 2021. The average grant will be £2,500. The aim of the grant is to support smaller equine welfare organisations who have been significantly impaced by the current crisis.

The Marsh Christian Trust offers grants between £300 to £2,000 to registered charities (not CICs ) with annual incomes under £25,00. The grant can be used for core costs, such as volunteer expenses, training days, equipment maintenance and other core outgoings. Areas funded by the Trust include: arts and heritage, education and training, environmental causes and animal welfare, healthcare and social welfare. Applications can be submitted at any time.

The Jeremy and John Sacher Charitable Trust offers grants between £1,000 to £22,900 (average award was £7,000) to registered charities across a wide range of issues. They have previously funded a Literacy Festival, Community Choir, Counselling Trust and Theatre Trust. The Trust does not operate a website, more details can be found on the Charity Commission site.

The Elsie Pilkington Charitable Trust offers grants between £2,000 to £15,000 to registered charities working in the equine sector and/or supporting the elderly. They have three main aims: prevent cruelty towards equine animals, to promote the relief of the elderly and to further such charitable purposes that the Trustees will determine within their discretion. The deadline for applications is Monday 1st March 2021.

Follow the links below for the most up to date information.

Edith Murphy Foundation

The Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust

The Marchig Animal Welfare Trust

The Marsh Christian Trust

Pet Plan Charitable Trust

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Sylvia Waddilove Foundation