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Charitable organisations for young people under 25

St Marylebone Educational Foundation Educational grants for individuals who have lived or attended school in the City of Westminster, for at least two years.

To apply you must be under 25 and need help with school fees or extra-curricular activities, such as music lessons.


The Westminster Amalgamated Charity gives grants to individuals who currently live, work or study in the London Borough of Westminster or if they have previously lived or worked in this borough for five years or more. The charity assists people who are on a low income or in receipt of benefits, have a disability and are homeless.


St Giles & St George Alms Charity Grants to help people in or around Bloomsbury who need financial support, particularly those with physical/mental health issues or disabilities.


Strand Parishes Trust People who are or have been employed in the London borough of the City of Westminster, with preference for the parish of St Clement Danes and St Mary le Strand. There is a preference for people who are in financial need and have a physical or mental disability.


Buttle UK Grants for children aged 18 or under living with parents or carers, or young people aged 20 or under who are living independently, are estranged or orphaned. Grants are available to pay for essential household items such as furniture and kitchen equipment, clothing, white goods and bedding.


The Family Holiday Association Grants for struggling families in the UK who have a child or children under the age of 18 for a short trip, group trip or a day out. It may be a simple day out or a few days in a caravan at the British seaside.


The Vegetarian Charity Vegetarians and vegans aged below 26 who need financial assistance, such as help with educational courses or essential items.


The Prince’s Trust The Prince's Trust gives grants to young people aged 16-30 who have experienced difficulties at school, have been in trouble with the law, are long-term unemployed or have been in care. The charity runs a number of programmes to help these young people. It also provides grants to young people who are on one of these programmes.


Always Look on the Bright Side of Life Charitable Trust One-off grants for activities/items/trips that children's families are unable to afford. The child must be disadvantaged due to financial circumstances, disability/ill-health, or another type of disadvantage. Poverty alone is not usually enough to be able to apply.

PLEASE NOTE: The charity does NOT award grants for: furniture, white goods, fixtures/fittings, carpets, renovations/building works, food, daily living costs, debts/debt management, rent arrears/deposits, ongoing costs, school/university fees, or adults.


B&CE’s Charitable Trust Grants for workers in the construction industry and their families to help alleviate individual financial strain and hardship.

Please note that applicants must be in receipt of all benefits that they are entitled to before applying for a grant.



Last Updated 31/12/2020

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