Forbes Charitable Foundation

Status: Open to applications, see website for details


Funding is available to support people with learning disabilities in the UK.


Maximum Value:£ 5,000

Value Notes

Grants are usually made up to £5,000.

Extended Description

The Forbes Charitable Foundation offers grants to charitable organisations working in the UK.

The scheme is intended to support organisations or individuals involved with the care of people with learning difficulties.

Latest Information

Applications should arrive by the last day of February, June, or October to be considered at the next appropriate Trustees’ meeting. Applicants are adviced not to submit a completed application too far ahead of the next closing date.

Key Criteria

Registered charities in the UK are eligible to apply.

Preference is given to small and medium sized organisations.

Eligible Expenditure

Funding is available for work that supports people with learning disabilities.

Applications for grants towards the following types of capital expenditure will be considered:

  • New buildings.
  • Refurbishment of buildings.
  • Plant, machinery or other equipment.
  • Vehicles for the disabled.
  • Furniture and fittings.
  • IT equipment.

Applications for grants towards revenue expenditure will normally be limited to:

  • Holidays for the disabled.
  • Costs of training towards employment.

Application Procedure

Applicants should enclose a copy of their latest audited accounts with the application form.

Contact Forbes Charitable Foundation for further information.

Addresses and contacts

Contact details:
Secretary to the Trustees Forbes Charitable Foundation
PO Box 6256
CV11 9HT