Small Grant Programme

Prince of Wales Charitable Foundation

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Grant amount: Up to £5,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: United Kingdom

Location of residency: United Kingdom

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NOTE: While you may apply anytime, applications submitted one month before the small grants committee meeting will be considered at the next meeting. Please note that the Small Grants Committee will consider applications in February, May, July and October.

The Prince of Wales's Charitable Fund aims to make a significant impact through its grant making programmes. The Trustees and The Prince of Wales are keen that awards help to make a significant difference to people and their communities. Therefore, the Charitable Fund is particularly interested to receive small grant applications in support of grassroot community-based projects in the UK.

Small Grants

The small grants programme awards grants to a maximum value of £5,000. The average award is £1,500.

Project activities must be in one of the following areas: 

  • Responsible Business
  • Education and Young people
  • The Built environment and Community
  • Opportunity and Enterprise
  • Sustainable farming and agriculture
  • Conservation
  • Arts and Culture
  • Welfare of the elderly
  • Welfare of service personnel
  • Religion
  • Disaster relief

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • We will consider applications from UK registered non-profit organisations.

  • Applications will be considered from organisations that have completed at least two years of activity and are able to submit accounts.

  • Grants will be awarded for a single financial year.

  • You must be an independent non-profit organisation.


  • Charitable Foundation is unable to provide sponsorship.
  • Grants will not be awarded to:

    • individuals;

    • public bodies;

    • organisations that mainly distribute grants to other organisations;

    • organisations that are looking to deliver similar projects to any of The Prince's Charities;

    • organisations with an income of £1m or more;

    • organisations with political associations or interests; and

    • cover capital expenditure with the exception of community based, religion-related and heritage restoration projects.