Sylvia Adams Charitable Trust - Early Years Preventative Work


Status:Open to applications
Application Deadline: 14th May, 2018
 
 

Description

Grants are available for registered charities to support work that will improve the life chances of some of the most disadvantaged children (aged 0-3 years) in England and Wales by investing in early intervention and preventative work.


Maximum Value:
£ 50,000

Value Notes

There is no minimum grant size. The maximum grant available is £50,000 per annum.

Grants may be awarded for one, two or three years.


Extended Description

The Sylvia Adams Charitable Trust was established in 1996 in line with the stated wishes of Sylvia Adams, a professional collector of antiques and works of art whose career was at its peak in the 1930s and 1940s.

Currently, the Trust offers funding to registered charities for projects that aim to improve the life chances of some of the most disadvantaged children (up the age of three years) in England and Wales through early intervention and preventative work. The aim of the support is to:

  • Improve the reach to targeted groups of 0-3 year olds.
  • Bring about improved defined outcomes for these targeted groups.

Latest Information

There are two application windows in 2018 during which stage one applications will be accepted:

  • Between 26 March and 14 May. Grant decisions will be made in July 2018
  • Between 1 October and 30 November. Grant decisions will be made in February 2019.

Key Criteria

Registered charities in England and Wales are eligible to apply.


Eligible Expenditure

The Trust is looking to support work which will improve the life chances for children in England and Wales aged 0-3 years by investing in early intervention and preventative work.

Projects must:

  • Improve the reach to these targeted groups.
  • Bring about improved defined outcomes for these targeted groups.

The Trust will be looking for proposals which:

  • Have defined outcomes built in with clear measurement tools and evaluation procedures in place.
  • Have the flexibility to adapt to changing external factors.
  • Have wide application or which have relevance for specific groups.
  • Look to build on existing good practice or to trial new work.

Successful organisations must be prepared to share learning from the funded work with other organisations, to increase the impact.


Match Funding Restrictions

The Trust will consider complete or partial funding and accepts overheads as part of a budget.


Restrictions

The following are not eligible for funding:

  • Statutory organisations, such as Local Authorities and schools.
  • Party political activity.
  • Commercial ventures (for profit).
  • Retrospective funding.
  • Individuals.
  • Projects run by individuals as opposed to an organisation.
  • Promotion of religious beliefs.
  • Activities that exclude people on the grounds of religion, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, disability.
  • Applicants in receipt of a Digital Communities Fund grant in the last 12 months.
  • Groups with overdue or incomplete monitoring on a previous grant from Clarion.

Application Procedure

Groups must first complete the online pre-application check list which can be found on the Trust's website. Those who are eligible will then be able to make a Stage 1 application form.

Contact the Sylvia Adam Charitable Trust for further information.


Address & Contacts

 
 
 
Contact details:
Jane Young
 
Sylvia Adams Charitable Trust 
Sylvia Adams House 
24 The Common 
Hatfield 
Hertfordshire 
AL10 0NB
Telephone:
01707 259259
Email:
Jane.Young@sylvia-adams.org.uk