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Other Grant Programmes

Below is a list of some of our other donor grant programmes.

Please note that these programmes do not invite direct applications but, instead, select projects from the wide range of applications received by the Foundation each year or fund donors’ particular philanthropic interests.

However, if you would like to chat to us about any of these programmes please just give us a call.

The grants

Locko Fund for Children and Young People

The Locko Fund aims to support groups working directly with children and young people in Erewash & Spondon

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The Fat Dads Fund

Established by Mike Gerard Pearse and Philip Horsnall, with the money raised from their Fat Dads, Lands End to John O’Groats Bike Ride.

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The Hazel & Ken Greig Fund

The Fund supports local community groups that are undertaking craft based projects in rural areas, bringing local residents together to develop skills and build friendships.

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Thorntons Derbyshire Fund

This Fund uses the Foundation to seek out projects that 'bring communities together' and 'put a smile on people's faces'.

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Business giving to Foundation Derbyshire.

The Hall Family Fund

This family fund, set up by Michael and Annie Hall, provides grant funding to community groups working in rural areas or groups addressing rural issues

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The Old Vicarage School Fund

The pupils, staff and PTA of the Old Vicarage School have established a fund with Foundation Derbyshire, to make small grants to local community groups.

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Yorkshire Water Old Whittington Community Fund

Yorkshire Water owns a single wind turbine to help power Old Whittington Waste Water Treatment Works, which treats and processes sewage from around 100,000 customers in Chesterfield.

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1% Matters Derbyshire Fund

In 2015 a successful business man from Nottingham decided to start a fund with 1% of his profits to support local charities in Nottingham.

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