The Wellbank Foundation

The Wellbank Foundation is a small, family-run, grant-making charity that supports registered charities based in the North East of England. It wants to back initiatives that improve people’s lives and help them reach their full potential, and is offering grants of between £500 and £25,000.

Applicant organisations should be helping people who are disadvantaged, whether due to financial, health or other reasons. The foundation is particularly keen to support projects that provide educational, sporting or environmental benefits but will consider applications not covering these areas as long as they meet the Foundations other criteria.

Organisations must be based in the North East and have a turnover of no more than £1m. Funding sought must:

  • be for the benefit of a number of residents of the North East that are disadvantaged by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other socio-economic basis
  • be for a planned project/spend (retrospective funding is not eligible)
  • not be for a research project
  • not be for the advancement or benefit of a religious or political cause
  • Will fund contributions to (sub) projects, including capital or equipment but will not fund organisational core/running costs

Projects that can deliver a long-lasting impact on the people supported are encouraged.

Applications should be downloaded from the website and returned by email. Whilst the trustees meet quarterly, they may be able to shorten the process if there is a pressing reason to do so but you will need to make this clear in your application.

The Foundation has funded up to 4 applications per quarter to date and is encouraging applications from the North Tyneside area.

https://www.wellbankfoundation.com/

Share:

Related Posts

Crowdfund Logo

Crowdfund North of Tyne launch events

North of Tyne Combined Authority uses Spacehive help you create, fund and deliver your project ideas. This programme is all about helping to make North of Tyne a great place to live, work and play. If you have a great

Read More »

VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme

The VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme is offering independent energy assessments to help identify energy-saving opportunities in your building. From January, the scheme will also be offering capital grants to implement measures recommended in your assessment. Applicant organisations must be a

Read More »
Community Foundation Logo

The P&G Fund

Supporting vulnerable people and those experiencing hardship in Tyne & Wear and Northumberland. The P&G Fund offers a grant under one of two main themes. 1) Creating the Experience of Home – supporting charitable organisations helping to provide a level

Read More »
Community Foundation Logo

The Northumbrian Water Fund

The Northumbrian Water Fund at the Community Foundation supports projects that address the following: 1) Water environment – rivers, coasts, wetlands or general water conservation 2) Poverty – play schemes, food banks, growing household income e.g. employability or help those

Read More »

Search

Skip to content