Skinners Company – Lady Neville Charity


One-off capital grants are available to grassroots charitable organisations in the UK that are offering a diverse range of activities and interests within one of the Charity’s areas of priority: local heritage, local community; and performing arts and visual arts.

Current Status
Open for Applications
Maximum value:
£ 1,000

Objectives of Fund

The objective of the Lady Neville Charity is to provide grants that will make a clear and significant contribution to grassroots charitable organisations offering a diverse range of activities and interests.

Value Notes

One-off capital grants of up to £1,000 are available for projects with a total cost of less than £10,000.

Please note that as the Trust has a limited funding pot, it may not always be able to fully fund the requested amount.

The applicant success rate is currently standing at 75% of all eligible applications received.

Match Funding Restrictions

Grants should make a clear and significant contribution to the project and the total amount sought should be less than £10,000.

Who Can Apply

Registered charities and not-for-profit organisations based in the United Kingdom whose total annual income is less than £100,000 per annum are eligible to apply.


The following are not eligible for funding:

  • Individuals.
  • Organisational revenue costs (ie, staff salaries, general running costs, hire costs, etc).
  • Projects taking place in a hospital, nursing or residential care setting.
  • Medical research.
  • Organisation which have received a grant within the last year.
  • Other grant-making charities.

Eligible Expenditure

The Charity provides capital grants for Arts and Heritage projects (UK wide), and any charitable activity in key areas of Company interest (specific London boroughs and West Kent).

The Trust can consider grants for capital items such as:

  • Equipment, an element of capital building works.

It can also consider grants for:

  • General funding towards one-off anniversary events that are not part of core activities. This does not include regular annual events.

All applications need to make a clear and significant contribution to a project.

Projects must address one of the following areas:

  • Local Heritage – for projects anywhere in the UK which help local groups to conserve and restore their landmarks, landscape, traditions and culture.
  • Performing and Visual Arts – for groups anywhere in the UK that are involved in undertaking a particular activity in any field in this area.
  • Skinners’ Company – any charitable activity which takes place in areas where the Skinners’ Company already has a presence, either through its own existing work in social housing and education, or where there are historic links. These areas are:
    • The City of London.
    • Camden (particularly Kings Cross).
    • Enfield.
    • Hackney.
    • Hounslow.
    • West Kent (including Tonbridge & Malling and Tunbridge Wells).
    • Romney Marsh (Kent only).

How To Apply

The next application deadlines are:

  • 11 March 2022 (5pm)
  • 16 September 2022 (5pm)

An application form and guidelines can be found on the Skinners’ Company website – Click Here

Contact The Skinners’ Company Lady Neville Charity for further information.