The Mrs Smith and Mount Trust (The Mount Fund) – apply by 11 October 2019

The Mrs Smith and Mount Trust (The Mount Fund) aims to assist disadvantaged people towards greater independence or a better quality of life.

They are currently focusing on four priority areas:

• Mental health – for registered charities with income of up to £1million and unrestricted free reserves of less than six months’ annual expenditure. Smaller charities with income of up to £500,000 could be considered for larger grants of up to £20,000 paid over two or more years under this category.

• Learning disability – for registered charities with income of up to £1million and unrestricted free reserves of less than six months’ annual expenditure.

• Homelessness – for registered charities with income of up to £1million and unrestricted free reserves of less than six months’ annual expenditure.

• Health in the community – for smaller registered charities with income of less than £500,000, for services provided primarily to rural communities.

Grants are given for projects and can include general running costs/core funding, salaries, advice services, furnishings/equipment and organisational development.

The deadline for applications is 11 October 2019, or earlier, if sufficient applications have been received before this date.

Find out more at the The Mrs Smith and Mount Trust website.