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Skipton Building Society Charitable Foundation

The Skipton Building Society uses its charitable Foundation to support and give back to the communities where its members live.

Eligible Organisations

Eligible Organisations

Only registered charities are eligible to apply for funding.

Suitable Projects

Suitable Projects

Projects must have a clear benefit for UK based recipients either through education, better welfare, youth schemes, or supporting the elderly. Although there are no exact limits to project types, the following list provides some examples of activities which are likely to be applicable for funding:

  • Sensory toys and equipment for children with special needs
  • Items to care for isolated and/or vulnerable elderly people
  • Support of specially adapted equipment to be used by people with physical / mental / communication disabilities
  • Apparatus for children with special needs
  • Items or tangible social activities for community centres providing a benefit to many in the local community
  • Provision of tangible and social interaction activities for those who are vulnerable and/or isolated
Application Process

Application Process

The application form, available on the website, should be emailed to the Foundation.

Important Dates

Important Dates

There are no set application deadlines, but decisions will be made at Trustee meetings in March, June, September and December of each year.

Funding Range

Funding Range

Up to £3,000 of funding per project is available.

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