Barrow Cadbury Trust
The Barrow Cadbury Trust is an independent charitable foundation, committed to bringing about socially just change. We provide grants to grassroots community groups and campaigns working in deprived communities in the UK, with a focus on Birmingham and the Black Country. We also work with researchers, think tanks and government, often in partnership with other grant-makers, to overcome the structural barriers to a more just and equal society.
Big Society Capital
Big Society Capital improves the lives of people in the UK by connecting social investment to charities and social enterprises. With our co-investors, we have made over £1.7 billion of new capital available to organisations with a social mission, through investments into fund managers and social banks.
Comic Relief is a UK charity with a simple purpose – to create a just world, free from poverty. Comic Relief does this by funding and investing in amazing organisations across the UK and around the world to tackle some of the key issues of our time. Since 1985, Comic Relief has raised over £1.3 billion. That money has helped, and is helping, to improve countless lives.
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty. Through research, policy, collaboration and practical solutions, JRF aims to inspire action and change to create a prosperous UK without poverty. Fair by Design is a significant part of JRF’s social investment portfolio which supports practical solutions to poverty.
The National Lottery Community Fund
The National Lottery Community Fund is the largest community funder in the UK, awarding money raised by National Lottery players to communities across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Since June 2004, it has made over 200,000 grants and awarded over £9 billion to projects.
Social Tech Trust
Social Tech Trust is dedicated to pursuing a vision of a world where social transformation is the driving force behind tech. As a leading charity, in the last decade, the Trust has invested over £30 million and supported over 750 socially motivated tech ventures in the UK.
Trust for London
Trust for London is an independent charitable foundation that aims to tackle poverty and inequality in London. It does this by: funding voluntary and charity groups – currently Trust for London make grants totalling around £10 million a year and at any one time is supporting up to 300 organisations; funding independent research; and providing knowledge and expertise on London’s social issues to policymakers and journalists.
The Tudor Trust
The Tudor Trust is an independent grant-making trust which supports charities and community groups working in any part of the UK. Tudor wants to support smaller groups, embedded in their communities, which work directly with people who are on the edges of mainstream society in ways which encourage inclusion, integration and independence. The Trust doesn’t focus its funding on specific themes or programmes, instead thinking that those doing the work are best placed to identify challenges and develop solutions.