The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

Deadline for Round 1: 28th February 2021

Grants are available to UK registered charities for projects that address specific categories set out by the Trust each year.

  • Maximum grant: £1,000
  • Charity’s operating income and operating expenditure from £100,000 to £1 million.

The Trust operates a three-year rotation system, with different fields of interests being funded each year:

  • 2021: Homelessness; refugees and asylum seekers.
  • 2022: The Arts.
    • Grant Round 1 and 2 will focus on supporting young people within the arts.
    • Grants Round 3 and 4 will focus on projects and initiatives that help address the under-representation of BAME people in all sections of the arts.
  • Grant Round 2
    • Applications accepted: 1 April – 30 April 2021.
    • Maximum grant: £5,000
    • Charity’s operating income and operating expenditure from £1 million. No maximum income or expenditure.
  • Grant Round 3
    • Applications accepted: 1 July – 31 July 2021.
    • Maximum grant: £1,000
    • Charity’s operating income and operating expenditure from £100,000 to £1 million.
  • Grant Round 4
    • Applications accepted: 1 September – 30 September 2021.
    • Maximum grant: £5,000
    • Charity’s operating income and operating expenditure from £1 million. No maximum income or expenditure.

For more information and to apply go to the Trust website