W G Edwards Charitable Foundation

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W G Edwards Charitable Foundation
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The W G Edwards Charitable Foundation is an independent grant-making charity, which assists with the provision of care for older people. The Foundation assists with capital projects, refurbishment and equipment in addition to innovative schemes for ongoing care.

Scheme details

  • Trustees are interested in supporting a diverse range of charities which support older people, from large institutions to small community-run organisations.
  • Around 50 organisations each year are successful in obtaining grants usually between £1,000-£5,000. The average grant is £2,200.
  • The Foundation was established to support capital projects and innovative projects but is unable to assist with running costs or salaries.
  • If your charity has a mixed age group of beneficiaries, the Foundation will consider a donation if around 80% are over the age of 65.

Their grants are loosely divided into Health and Community categories.

Health and welfare

Community and innovation

How to apply

Send your letter saved as a pdf to:


Or in the post to:

The W. G. Edwards Charitable Foundation

c/o 14 Windsor Terrace

South Gosforth

Newcastle upon Tyne




Meetings of the Foundation take place in January, April, July and November. The AGM takes place at the July meeting of Trustees.

  • The deadline for applications for the July meeting is: June 10
  • The deadline for applications for the November meeting is: October 10

Late applications will be carried over to the following meeting


Contact details

Tamzin Mackie, Secretary

W G Edwards Charitable Foundation

Email: wgedwardscharity@icloud.com

Visit: http://www.wgedwardscharitablefoundation.org.uk/


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