They give grants under 5 priority areas:
They will also consider cross-cutting bids which relate to more than one area.
JRCT is interested in funding work which:
Three deadlines per year - check website for details
Charitable trust or foundation
The Trust funds individuals or groups based in the UK to undertake work at a national level. This means work that seeks to make positive change across the UK as a whole, or across one or more of its member countries - England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland
Under some of the programmes, they make a small number of grants for work at a pan-European level, in relation to international institutions, or to replicate or amplify local work in the UK with wider significance.
The Trust will not fund:
larger, older national charities which have an established constituency of supporters and substantial levels of reserves
academic research, except as an integral part of policy and campaigning work that is central to our areas of interest
building, buying or repairing buildings
business development or job creation schemes
service provision, including providing care, support or training services, such as for elderly people, children and young people, people with learning difficulties, people with physical disabilities, mental health service users, refugees or asylum seekers
housing and homelessness
the arts, except where a project is specifically concerned with issues of interest to the Trust.
work which we believe should be funded from statutory sources, or which has been in the recent past
work which has already been undertaken
work outside the UK.
Each programme also has specific exclusions – see website for details.
Grants of all sizes, depending on the funding programme. Recent grants have ranged from £5,000 to over £100,000.
They award grants for core costs as well as project funding.
You'll need to complete the registration form and send it by email along with a proposal and other required documents - check website for instructions.
You should hear within 6 weeks whether or not they want to take your application further. At this stage they may request more information or arrange a meeting with you.