Funding Alerts

Yapp Charitable Trust

by | Oct 1, 2018 |

Of interest to organisations dealing with Elderly People, Children and Young People, Physical Impairments, Learning Difficulties or Mental Health, Social Welfare, Education and Learning.

The Yapp Charitable Trust makes grants for running costs and salaries to small registered charities in England and Wales to help sustain their existing work.


They offer grants only t egistered charitie ith a total annual expenditure o ess than £40,000. They ca nl ffer grants to registered charities that have been formally established for a minimum o hree years.   Newly registered charities may apply but the organisation must have appointed a management committee and adopted a governing document at least 3 years ago.

What For?

They only offer grants t egistered charities who are undertaking work with thei riority groups:

  • Elderly people
  • Children and young people aged 5 – 25
  • People with physical impairments, learning difficulties or mental health challenges
  • Social welfare – people trying to overcome life-limiting problems of a social, rather than medical, origin (such as addiction, relationship difficulties, abuse, offending)
  • Education and learning (with a particular interest in people who are educationally disadvantaged, whether adults or children)

The nl ake grants for core funding.  They define core funding as the costs associated with regular activities or services that have been ongoing fo t least a year.  The anno und new projects, extra services or additional delivery costs. This includes creating a paid post for work that is currently undertaken on a voluntary basis or rent for premises that are currently cost free.


They prioritise:

  • Work that is unattractive to the general public or unpopular with other funders
  • Services that help to improve the lives of marginalised, disadvantaged or isolated people
  • Applicants that can demonstrate an effective use of volunteers
  • Charities that seek to be preventive and aim to change opinion and behaviour through raising awareness of issues, education and campaigning
  • Applicants that can demonstrate (where feasible) an element of self sustainability by charging subscriptions/fees to service users


How Much?

Grants are normally for aximum of £3,00 er year and they will fund fo p to three years.


Trustees meet 3 times per year to consider applications and a decision time can be up to 5 months from the date of submission.

More information

If you prefer to discuss your eligibility then please contact Joanne Anderson, Trust Secretary on 0191 3893300.