Apply for the Autumn Grant 2022

Apply for the Autumn Grant 2022

The Autumn Grant application will open on the 1st of October, we will be taking applications for our Autumn Grant until 31st October 2022.  

Twice a year, The Fine & Country Foundation awards grants of up to £3,000 to charities both in the UK and overseas to aid projects in the fight against homelessness and poverty. As an independent fundraising organisation, we favour grant applications from small, local charities and investing in their work helping homeless people. These charities are nominated to receive grants by local Fine & Country agents throughout our network.

Through your donations and funding raised by agents across the network, The Foundation has already supported many charities across the globe, such as NOURISH in South Africa, The Henry Ronald Trust in Zimbabwe, The Lighthouse Baby Shelter in South Africa, Tshwane Leadership Foundation in South Africa, Association Project 4 All in Spain and many more.

Through our Spring Grant Programme this year. We are delighted to have been able to donate a total of £31,752 supporting 16 charities across the UK and overseas working toward ending homelessness and poverty. This brings the total granted to charitable organisations by The Foundation in 2022 to over £87,000.  

Our Grant Programme would not be possible without the generous donations we receive and the support from the network. This year, the Fine & Country network took on the challenge of collectively travelling the circumference of the world, 40,070km in 80 days to mark 10 years since the Great British Property Cycle. Members of the network pledged to raise money for The Foundation by tracking their distance walked, ran, and cycled on a fitness app. The Fine & Country network completed this challenge in flying colours, finishing 50,134.9km in 80 days. All funds raised from this challenge, along with many other fundraising events hosted throughout the network, will be awarded through the Autumn Grant Programme. 

Learn a bit more about some of the charities and projects which were supported by The Fine & Country Foundation this year so far.  

 

Off The Fence Trust 

Nominated by Fine & Country Brighton and Hove 

Our continued support of Off the Fence and funding of £3,000 in this round of grants, this essential funding means they will meet the rise in demand they have seen over the past years due to the pandemic and the rise in the cost of living.

“Thank you so much for making such an impact on Brighton & Hove, your grant of £3,000 for sleeping bags helped 113 people to stay alive in our city.” 

 

YMCA Milton Keynes

Nominated by Fine & Country Milton Keynes

Our continued support of the YMCA Milton Keynes comes in the form of a £2,000 grant towards their Activities Project. This project provides physical activities such as football and cycling as well as therapeutic activities such as crafts and cooking.

“A big thank you to The Fine & Country Foundation for funding our activities programme, our young people have benefitted from the opportunities we have been able to provide with this funding”  

 

Spitalfields Crypt Trust

Nominated by Fine & Country East London

At Acorn House - their 16-bed recovery hostel for men who have previously been homeless and are in recovery from addiction – SCT deliver a Therapeutic Programme of group counselling to address the individuals’ problems with drugs/alcohol. Their grant of £2,160 will provide two months of food for their residents, where they instil the importance of healthy eating and a supportive approach to mind, body and soul.

“This grant has supported our residential rehab hostel where we help homeless men through recovery from addiction and other complex needs. This money has gone towards all the hot meals for the residents. With the Pandemic and cost-of-living crisis, your support is more important than ever. Thank you” 

Contact Us

We are immensely proud of all of our Fine & Country agents who continue to selflessly give to The Foundation. If you would like to find out how you can get involved or make a donation, please email foundation@fineandcountry.com.

14th Sep 2022

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