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  Ann Reresby Trust
A registered charity that provides grants for the further education of girls living in a clearly defined area of High Green.
Charity No: 529353

  Arts Council England
Arts Council England is a non-governmental body, which champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people’s lives. Supports a range of activities across the arts, museums and libraries – from theatre to digital art, reading to dance, music to literature, and crafts to collections. Great art and culture inspires us, brings us together and teaches us about ourselves and the world around us. In short, it makes life better. Between 2015 and 2018, the Arts Council England plan to invest £1.1 billion of public money from government and an estimated £700 million from the National Lottery to help create these experiences for as many people as possible across the country.

Makes grants to individuals, organisations and other people who use the arts in their work through variety of funding streams.

A registered charity.

Charity No: 1036733

  Church Burgesses Educational Foundation
A registered charity which provides financial assistance for educational purposes to young people under the age of 25 in financial need in Sheffield.

Foundation meets in January, May, August and November.

Charity No: 529357

  Deakin and Withers Trust
The object of the registered charity is the relief of single women whether unmarried, divorced or widowed who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress and who are aged 40 years and over.

Beneficiaries need to be members of the Church of England or a Church having full membership of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland or any body which is formed in succession to that body.

The trustees may relieve persons by making grants of money to them; or providing or paying for goods, services or facilities for them; or by making grants of money to other persons or organisations who provide goods, services or facilities to those in need.

Distribute grants annually in December.

Charity No: 1140947

  Department of Work & Pensions - Access to Work
Access to Work grants are available to people aged 16 or over and who are either about to start a job or work trial or are in a paid job or self-employed (you can’t get a grant for voluntary work).

Your disability or health condition must affect your ability to do a job or mean you have to pay work-related costs. For example, special computer equipment or travel costs because you can’t use public transport, or your mental health condition must affect your ability to do a job. It must also mean you need support to:
• start a new job
• reduce absence from work
• stay in work

You might not qualify if you get any of these benefits:
• Incapacity Benefit
• Employment and Support Allowance
• Severe Disablement Allowance
• Income Support
• National Insurance Credits

There is no set amount for an Access to Work grant. How much you get depends on your circumstances. The money can pay for things like:
adaptations to the equipment you use:
• special equipment
• fares to work if you can’t use public transport
• a support worker or job coach to help you in your workplace
• a support service if you have a mental health condition and you’re absent from work or finding it difficult to work
• disability awareness training for your colleagues
• a communicator at a job interview
• the cost of moving your equipment if you change location or job

  Ecclesall Bierlow Poors Land Charity
A registered charity whereby 500 pensioners who live within a defined area in the City Centre and South West of the City receive around £20 every Christmas. 500 letters are sent out around early December each year.

Distribution of the fund is held at the First Stop Reception, Town Hall, Pinstone Street, Sheffield 1.

Charity No: 231155

  Grenoside Exhibition Account Charity
A registered charity which provides small grants (usually no more than £150) to young people up to the age of 21 years residing in Grenoside to support educational activities. Also provides grants to local schools.

Grants allocated annually in May.

Charity No: 529453

  Hallam FM Cash for Kids
Cash for kids is a grant giving charity and supports individual children, groups and children's charities where children are sick, deprived or in need of extra support. Every penny raised stays in South Yorkshire.
Charity No: 1122062

  Hillsborough Trust Memorial Bursaries
The Hillsborough Trust Memorial bursary is designed to assist Sheffield Hallam University undergraduate students who are taking part in sport at a national level. The amount of bursary you will receive, if you are eligible, depends on the number of applicants and the amount of money accrued in interest from the Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) Hillsborough Trust Fund.

To be eligible for the Hillsborough Trust Memorial bursary you must be:
• a fully enrolled UK or Home fee status student at Sheffield Hallam University
• attending a full-time or part-time undergraduate course
• participating in a sport at national level
• living in accommodation in the county of South Yorkshire or North East Derbyshire

It also provides bursaries for unemployed part-time undergraduate students doing less than 60 credit points/50% of a full-time course in one academic year. Priority for consideration is given to single parents and disabled students.

  Hollowford Trust
A registered charity that provides small grants to young people aged 10-25 years, in or connected with the Sheffield Diocese.

Invites applications from any group or individual for trips in the UK and abroad, start-up grants and attending events, concerts etc.

The aims are to develop the physical, mental and spiritual capabilities of young people so that they may grow to full maturity as individuals and members of society so that their conditions of life may be improved.

Charity No: 523918

  Hounsfield Pensions Charity
A registered charity providing pensions to men, unmarried women or widows over the age of 50 years who are in need.

People must be able to show they are a practising member of the Church of England, for example a letter from the vicar.

Trust meets once a year in October.

Charity No: 221436

  Marriotts and Hagues Educational Foundation
A registered charity that offers financial assistance to pupils or students aged 11 years and over at secondary school, college or university, who reside in the Stannington, Dungworth or Storrs area, for travelling expenses, school uniform, books etc.

The grant amount available is very limited. Can provide home visits. Self or any referral.

Charity No: 529355

  Mary Parsons Charity
Silversmiths, who are old or unable to work any longer can apply. Funding for individuals only, not dependants or family. Application in writing. A registered charity.
Charity No: 234842

  Norton Educational Trust
Norton Educational Trust awards small grants to students in higher education. Applicants must be living in the ancient parish of Norton (including Bradway, Low Edges, Jordanthorpe, Hemsworth and Norton Lees) and must have applied for and expect to receive a maintenance grant.
Charity No: 529370

  Princes Trust
A registered charity that runs a variety of programmes for young people (aged 13-30 years) including: business start-up; development awards to assist disadvantaged young people with training, employment and educational opportunities; programme encouraging personal development through teamwork programmes; XL Network designed to help address truancy and school exclusion; and 'Get Into', an employment led programme offering young people the opportunity to develop new skills and access employment opportunities.
Charity No: 1079675

  Rayner-Rawlins Fund
Funding is only available for priests of the Church of England when retired. Self or any referral.
Charity No: 700786

  Royal British Legion Club (Chapeltown) Ltd
Part of the Royal British Legion, a registered charity, working for the welfare of ex-service personnel and their dependents.

Applications for assistance are dealt with on merit. Available to ex-service personnel and dependants only.

Charity No: 222288

  Severn Trent Trust Fund
A registered charity which provides assistance with bills for water and sewerage charges for people in Severn Trent Water Region. Self or any referral.
Charity No: 1108278

  Sheffield Blue Coat and Mount Pleasant Educational Foundation
A registered charity that provides financial assistance for educational purposes to young people in financial need within a 20 mile radius of Sheffield Town Hall. Upper age limit 25 years. The charity does not assist with second courses.

Holds two meetings a year in April and September.

Charity No: 529351

  Sheffield Grammar School Exhibition Foundation
A registered charity which provides financial assistance to Sheffield residents (resident at least 3 years and not for educational purposes), to meet a variety of needs including general educational puposes, medical electives, field trips, gap year electives, sporting activities and musical training. There is no age limit.

Trust meets in March, June, September and December.

Charity No: 529372

  Sir Samuel Osborn Deed of Gift (Relief Fund)
A registered charity which provides grants up to £1000 for costs associated with undertaking any training or education.

Discretionary grants are available to those demonstrating need for convalescent or recuperative holidays or care, medical comforts or equipment not available through the NHS.

Applicants must provide written evidence of their connection to the Osborn group of companies. The object of the charity is the relief of persons resident in the city of Sheffield who are in need, hardship or distress.

This fund is primarily for relatives of people who have worked for the Osborn group of companies and secondarily for people who reside in Sheffield. There is no age limit. Self or any referral.

Charity No: 1140947

  St Lawrence Church - Charity of Maria Overend for The Poor
Disbursements are made to persons in need who must be resident in the Parish of Tinsley. In practice disbursements are normally made in person by the vicar, who agrees the action required with the 2 elected church wardens and the Treasurer.

A registered charity.

Charity No: 243752

  St Marys Lane Trust
A registered charity which administers a trust fund "for such public, charitable or educational purposes for the benefit of the parishioners of Ecclesfield". Must live within Ecclesfield Parish boundary to qualify. Self or any referral.
Charity No: 246019

  Tobacco Pipe Makers and Tobacco Trade Benevolent Fund
A registered charity that can offer allowances to supplement state benefits, grants to help with holidays or unexpected expenses, and loans for house repairs or maintenance, to former employees of the tobacco industry and their dependants.

Home visits may be available by arrangement. Also offers advice on benefits. Self or any referral.

Charity No: 1100546

  Wilkinson Institution, The
The Wilkinson Institution was established in 1893 as a legacy fund left in the will of local man John Wilkinson to provide annual support for older women in Sheffield. The fund is administered by the South Yorkshire Community Foundation (see separate entry).
Charity No: 1140947

  Yorkshire Water Community Trust
The Yorkshire Water Community Trust was set up primarily to help those individuals and families in real need, and who are unable to pay their water charges to Yorkshire Water.

The principal aims of the trust are:
• To enable applicants to break the circle of debt and to resolve their debt problems in the long term
• To help Yorkshire Water customers who are in conditions of need and are unable to meet or pay charges for the supply of water and sewerage removal
• To make donations to charitable or other institutions as the Trustees in their absolute discretion think fit

The Trust provides monetary assistance to those customers in genuine need, and is governed by a board of Trustees consisting of senior business people and heads of community groups, such as advice agencies, councils and charities.

A registered charity. Self or any referral.

Charity No: 1047923

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