Welcome to the Garfield Weston Foundation
Welcome to the Garfield Weston Foundation. We are a family-founded, grant-making trust which has been supporting charities across the UK for over 50 years. From small community groups to large national institutions, our aim is to support organisations that have effective solutions to helping those most in need.
The Foundation supports a broad range of organisations and activities that share a commitment to making a positive impact to the lives of the communities in which they work, and that are driven by a desire to achieve excellence.
We make grants across the UK to organisations in the following categories:
Mindful of the challenging economic climate, the Foundation has continued to grow its donations (giving over £58 million in the last year) and the Trustees are especially keen to see applications for core and project costs for charities delivering services directly to beneficiaries, especially in the welfare, youth and community fields, and also in regions of economic disadvantage.
This site contains everything you need to know about us - our history, case studies of just a few of the charities and projects we have supported, information for our grant holders, and, crucially, how to apply to us for funding. We hope you find this useful.
Weston Charity Awards now OPEN!
Are you a registered charity based in the North East, North West or Midlands areas, providing a front line service within the community, welfare or youth sector. If you so you could be eligable to apply for our Weston Charity Awards. Please see our Weston Charity Awards page for more information and details on how to apply. Applications close on Friday 13th January.
WESTON CHARITY AWARDS 2015 - 2016 COHORT OVERALL WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The 2015 - 2016 Weston Charity Awards Cohort, Overall Winners Announced!!
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