Aims

Open grant programmes

Main and Small Grants Programmes

To  improve the lives of people and communities, particularly those that face disadvantage, by funding a range of capital projects which meet its grant eligibility criteria, and which fall under one or more of its specified programme areas.
 


Other grant programmes (not open to applications)

Proactive Grants Programme

To fund specific fields in which the Foundation aims to make a significant impact over a period of time.

To make grants that are strategic and/or tactical.

To select potential grant beneficiaries (unsolicited applications are not accepted).

Regular Grants Programme

To make grants to a small number of organisations each year, subject to annual review.

To discharge specific objects of subsidiary trusts, largely in the areas of relief in need, education, and textiles.

To select  potential grant beneficiaries (unsolicited applications are not accepted).

Textiles Grants Programme

To ensure that links with the Company's and Foundation's textiles roots are maintained (Unsolicited applications are not accepted).