We do not fund non-capital costs.
These are the normal everyday costs of running your organisation, as well as any one-off costs which are not for tangible items. This includes:

Salaries
 
Overheads Training
Volunteer expenses
 
Rent Lease of property or equipment
Websites Databases/software Professional fees


We also do not fund:

Hospices/NHS Charities Setting up/refurbishment of charity shops
Events Projects we have previously declined
Grant-making organisations General mailings
Medical research or equipment Emergency appeals
Marketing/literature/leaflets Political projects

In the Main Grants Programme:
IT equipment which will only be used by staff/volunteers and not by service users
Heritage projects 


Arts or education projects unless they work
exclusively with people from the groups
described in our programme areas
Schools, colleges or universities unless
they work exclusively with physical
and/or learning difficulties


Students or individuals other than professional conservators (who can apply for a bursary to
attend an event)
Organisations with an annual income of
more than £15m


Organisations that have received a grant
in the 5 years
Overseas work, even if charity is registered
in the UK

Statutory/Public bodies
(i.e. Local Authorities)


Organisations that promote a  particular
religion or only provide services to people
of a particular faith