Launch of 60th Anniversary Year and Fund for Local Communities

In 2018 the Foundation is celebrating its 60th anniversary. As part of these celebrations we have launched the Weston Anniversary Fund. This one-off grants scheme will fund Capital projects that provide new, or improve existing community facilities for people across the UK.

Weston Anniversary Fund Outline

  • One-off grants scheme to run exclusively in 2018 to support Capital projects that will make a difference to local charities across the UK
  • Open to UK registered charities, CIOs, state maintained schools and places of worship only
  • Grants will range from £30,000 – £150,000
  • Applications open on 5th January 2018 and close on 30th June 2018
  • Applications to be submitted online
  • Planning permission will need to be secured (where required) by the time the Fund closes on 30th June 2018
  • Grants will need to be spent and projects completed by the end of 2020
  • You can apply to the Fund even if your organisation is currently in receipt of a grant or has been rejected by the Foundation within the past 12 months.

To find out more about the Weston Anniversary Fund and the exciting programme of events and activities we have planned in 2018, visit