Current grant programmes

Quartet awards grants to charities, voluntary or community organisations based and working in the West of England.

We have various grant programmes that you can apply to. Each programme has its own aims, priorities and criteria. Please read these carefully before applying.

We are part of the Bristol Funders Network so if you can’t see what you are looking for here, please click here for a list of other funders who you might be able to apply to for funding.

Bristol Funders Network

Organisation nameOverview
BBC Children In Need
Grant funder, open to not for profit organisations supporting disadvantaged children and young people up to the age of 18. Applicants can apply for core or project costs up to 3 years.
Bristol and Bath Regional CapitalImpact investor operating across the South West.
Bristol CharitiesGrant funder, area of benefit Bristol: focus on the relief of poverty, providing grants to individuals facing appliance poverty. Broadening grant making remit in areas of priority and high deprivation to fund joined-up/integrated community work.
Bristol City Council - Community resource teamLocal authority. Grant making team within Communities and Public Health service.
John James Bristol FoundationGrant funder, area of benefit Bristol in areas of Education, Medical and Elderly plus support for capital projects.
Lloyds Bank Foundation, England & WalesWe partner with small and local charities, people and communities working towards a more just and compassionate society.
National Benevolent CharityGrant funder, areas of benefit Bristol: focus on the relief of poverty, grants to organisations and individuals. No unsolicited applications from organisations.
Quartet Community FoundationGrant funder across the West of England (former Avon area), matching philanthropists with local causes they care about.
Resonance LimitedSocial impact property fund manager with the mission of connecting capital to social enterprise. We provide life changing homes and solutions for people and communities facing crisis. With peoples' homes at the heart of what we do, our impact labs team develop the eco-system, around and ahead of our impact property funds, so that we innovate new solutions, pilot systemic change, increase supply and scale opportunity.
St Monica TrustGrant funder across Bristol, BANES, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. Funding for older people, both individuals and organisations.
The James Tudor FoundationGrant funder; area of benefit UK (and some international funding via UK-registered charities). Fund work relating to the relief of sickness, including palliative care, medical research and health education.
The National Lottery Community FundGrant funder; area of benefit UK, with regional and local teams; 2 main funds: Awards 4 All up to £20k and Reaching Communities for larger grants, focus upon local communities.
The Nisbet TrustGrant funder, area of benefit Bristol: Children and Young People, The Arts, Prevention of Homelessness, Community Cohesion.
The Origin FoundationGrant funder, area of benefit Bristol: Children and Young People.
The Van Neste FoundationProviding funds for organisations working for social change and caring for children and young people.
The Society of Merchant VenturersSMV is a social purpose organisation working across the Greater Bristol area. Collaborating with others, we help communities to thrive.

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Information on our grant programmes:

Logo Quartet Community Foundation

Express Grant Programme

To support charitable and community activities across the West of England.
Quartet Community Foundation

North Somerset Community Transport Grant

To support community transport groups and car schemes
Logo Quartet Community Foundation

Stoke Park Group Friend's Fund Grant

To improve the health and well-being of individuals with learning difficulties

TAP for Bristol Grants

For organisations to provide emergency funding for people experiencing homelessness
Logo Quartet Community Foundation

Resilience Grant Programme

To support the resilience of local charities and community organisations in the West of England.

Wessex Water Foundation Avonmouth Area Community Fund

To support projects and activities that improve the lives of the residents living in the Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston Ward.

Megawatt Community Energy Fund Grant

For projects that aim to reduce carbon emitting energy use, raise awareness of climate change or tackle fuel poverty.

Commissioner’s Crime Prevention Fund

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) has set up the Commissioner’s Crime Prevention Fund to help create safer communities.
Logo Quartet Community Foundation

R W Barnes Bursary Grant

To offer financial assistance to undergraduate students on programmes of study based on Engineering, Maths or Physics

BCH/NSCP Professional Development Bursary Fund Grant

To offer financial assistance to students on programmes of study related to healthcare

BCH/NSCP Quality Improvement Bursary Fund Grant

To offer financial assistance to healthcare professionals seeking to improve their work
Bristol Local Food Fund

Bristol Local Food Fund Grant

For community food projects that are tackling food insecurity and supporting food justice in Bristol.

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