At this time, please contact the Foundation using email rather than our PO Box address, if you are able. We are still accepting applications.

 

THE SYDER FOUNDATION

UK Charity No. 1119373

 
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THE SYDER FOUNDATION IS A FAMILY FOUNDATION BASED IN BERKSHIRE, UK.

The Foundation awards grants annually to registered charities working across a wide variety of charitable purposes.

 

LARGE GRANTS

Please note, the Trustees prefer to proactively identify projects of interest. However, do get in touch for an initial discussion if you would like to alert the Foundation to a project which fits the criteria below. 

The Foundation aims to award around eight grants per year, with a focus on regional charities located in Berkshire and the surrounding counties. Total large grants awarded annually will be between £300,000-400,000 with each grant at around the £50,000 level. 


Capital projects are preferred. Programmes and other projects may be considered in exceptional cases. 

SMALL GRANTS

The Foundation sets aside around £100k per year from which small awards may be made, with a focus on regional charities located in Berkshire and the surrounding counties.

Applications may be submitted online or by post, should you have a project to bring to the Foundation's attention. (Please note that general running costs / core costs are unlikely to be funded.) Details on the format for applications are below: please read these carefully.

There are no application deadlines; applications are assessed regularly.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Berkshire, Hampshire, and Wiltshire; Surrey, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire charities are occasionally supported.

Please allow 24 months before re-applying following an unsuccessful application. Successful recipients should wait 12 months before re-applying.

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR A SMALL GRANT

To apply to The Syder Foundation for a grant, please read the above guidance and if your charity is eligible, please apply, attaching your latest accounts. Applications should be no longer than two A4 pages. Other attachments will not be considered.  Please ensure your application highlights: 

  • Your most recent year's income and expenditure

  • The cost of raising funds annually

  • The impact of your intended project.


Email your application to syderfoundation@gmail.com.

 
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CONTACT US

(Please note that no correspondence can be entered into regarding the outcome of unsuccessful applications.)

The Syder Foundation
PO Box 6277, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 9PN, UK

 
 

The Foundation's most recent return to the Charity Commission is online here

 

The Syder Foundation
PO Box 6277, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 9PN, UK

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