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DM Thomas Foundation Central Grants

The DM Thomas Foundation aims to transform the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged young people and children. Applicants must have projects which fit one of the four target groups: disabled children, children in hospital, employability/training programmes and life-limited children.

Eligible Organisations

Eligible Organisations

The Foundation makes grants to registered charities only. These must fulfil one of two chosen categories of focus:

  • Improving the education of young people
  • Improving the health of young people
Suitable Projects

Suitable Projects

  • Registered charities
  • Disadvantaged young people
  • Specific projects such as refurbishment and equipment.
  • Training courses and activities
  • One-off or medium terms projects up to £30,000 per annum
  • Projects which show community involvement, efficiency and impact
  • Faith groups
  • Schools and hospitals
Application Process

Application Process

After reviewing the grant guidelines and procedure, an application form, available from the website, should be returned to the email address provided.

Important Dates

Important Dates

Application deadlines 6th February 2018, 8th May 2018, 24th July 2018, 9th October 2018

Funding Range

Funding Range

Grants of up to £30,000 (per year) are available. Funding is also available, upon request, for up to two years of a particular project.

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Guidance for Applying for Grants

Check the latest grant information on the relevant website

Check for full eligibility (for your organisation and for your proposed project / activity)

Read all guidance and supplementary documentation

Contact the grant directly to clarify any questions or issues

Apply for the grant, ensuring that all required steps are followed

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