General Trust & Grant Information

  • National Association for Voluntary and Community Action

    Your local CVS can give you advice on applications for funding to local & national trusts and grant making bodies. Some of them also have display boards and other presentation equipment often loaned free of charge for your deputation meetings.
    Location: Sheffield
  • The Association of Charitable Foundations

    They provide information and guidance for both grant-seeking individuals and UK charitable foundations, as well as researchers.
    Location: London
  • The Charity Commission for England & Wales

    The Charity Commission's website often contains the most up-to-date details of any charity or trust, so should be used when contacting a trust. You can also read the annual reports of any trust, making it a useful tool for researchers.
  • The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland

    The Commission regulates charities operating in Northern Ireland. The site has a database of charities.
  • The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator

    OSCR provides overview information on Scottish charities and trusts. Annual reports and detailed accounts are not available from their website, but these can always be requested direct from the charity.
  • offers in-depth information on more grant-making charities than anywhere else - 4,500 of them giving over £6 billion each year.
    Location: London
  • UK Fundraising

    Information on a whole array of fundraising issues.