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Charitable trusts and foundations


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North East Guide to Grants for Voluntary Organisations is published by Funding Information North East (FINE). It provides details of North East and national charitable trusts and foundations which provide funding to voluntary and community organisations in the North East. The publication currently costs £30 + £2.50 postage.
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North East Charitable Trusts and Foundations

There are several North East Charitable Trusts and Foundations which give small grants to voluntary organisations and community groups.

For further information on how to apply and who is eligible please use the links below to see the criteria for each funder:

Ballinger Charitable Trust

Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland

Greggs Foundation

Hadrian Trust

Hospital of God at Greatham 

Sir James Knott Trust

The Joicey Trust

Rothley Trust

Sherburn House Charity

Yapp Charitable Trust

For further information, help and support about these and other funding opportunities please contact the Neighbourhood Management and Volunteering Team on 0191 433 2836 or email