The Charity

The Grocers’ Charity provides one off grants to charities

The Grocers’ Charity provides one off grants of up to £5,000 for charities working in the following areas. Please follow the link to read the specific criteria for each area and read the information below for general criteria.

Charities working within prisons or with ex-offenders, please apply to the City and Metropolitan Welfare Charity for support.

Applications will NOT normally be considered from:

  • Places of worship;
  • Educational establishments (schools, colleges, universities);
  • Hospices;
  • Charities whose beneficiaries are overseas;
  • Non UK registered charities;
  • Charities with a turnover of over £500,000, except for Medical Charities; or
  • Individuals.

The Grocers’ Charity prioritises charities working in the City of London and its adjoining boroughs as well as in the vicinity of its Churches and Education establishments. Please follow the links for Education and Church Patronage to see which counties we support.

All grants are subject to approval by a Committee which reserves the right to award grants outside these criteria.