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Memorial Grants - one-off grants to charities

The Grocers’ Charity typically provides one-off grants up to £5,000 for UK registered 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.

Applications will NOT be considered from:

  • Places of worship;
  • Educational establishments (schools, colleges, universities);
  • Individuals;
  • Charities whose beneficiaries are overseas;
  • Non-UK registered charities;
  • Charities with a turnover of over £500,000, except for Medical Charities (up to £15m turnover).

See How to Apply for more information on our two-stage application process.

Deadlines for an initial enquiry are 10 September, 14 November, 10 January and 9 March.

Trustees review second-stage applications four times a year in December, March, April and June.

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

We only accept applications through our online form. Please do not send unsolicited information by post. If you are unable to use an online form due to an impairment please contact us before sending information by post.