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Thomas Cook Children’s Charity Community Grants Programme

Grants are given to projects that improve children’s lives and benefit local communities in the UK.

Eligible Organisations

Eligible Organisations

Grants are awarded to:

  • Schools
  • Registered charities
  • Community organisations
Suitable Projects

Suitable Projects

The Charity awards grants to a wide range of projects under the following themes:

  • Improving education facilities
  • Improving facilities that provide well-being and healthcare.

Particular focus is given to projects that help disadvantaged children and/or children with disabilities.

Application Process

Application Process

You can request a copy of the application form and guidance notes by emailing

Application forms must be submitted in Word format and sent by email to

Important Dates

Important Dates

The Grants Committee meets on a monthly basis. Applicants are advised to submit their application by the first day of the month to be considered for support at the next meeting. Requests for larger grants may have to be presented to the Board of Trustees.

Funding Range

Funding Range

No minimum or maximum grant is specified by the Charity. In the past, grants have been awarded to schools in the range of £1,000 to £12,000.

Grant downloads

Funding and Grants for schools - get your free copy!

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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