If your organisation is working to support local communities, you may be eligible to apply to our grant programmes below.

Please read the criteria for each programme carefully before starting an application. 



The Hardship Fund provides small grants to people in financial need in the North East of England via recognised social organisations such as housing associations, social services and charities registered with the Charity Commission who are acting on behalf of a family or individual in need.  Grants are made to fund household equipment, such as cookers, fridge freezers and clothing that can make a significant difference to people's lives. 

Guidelines and Application

hardship fund

nore east core funding


North East Core Funding provides grants of up to £60,000 to charitable organisations based in the North East of England who are making a real difference in their communities.  These grants are to help those organisations increase their capacity to provide quality services.  


Guidelines and Application