Rank Foundation

Funding priority

This is a small funding stream for UK registered charities which are raising money for projects where the total cost is less than £1million. The grants provide money for capital costs (building work, refurbishment or the purchase of long-term equipment) or a one-off short-term activities. You will need to have already raised a third of the total costs to be eligible for a grant.


Apply at any time, but Trustees meet only once a year around November

Type of funder

Charitable trust or foundation

Who can apply

Registered charities with an income of under £500,000 in their last set of accounts.


They will not support:

  • Organisations that are not charities
  • Larger organisations, with income over £500k
  • Projects that are for the benefit of only one ethnic or religious group; facilities must be open to the wider community
  • Projects outside the UK or for visitors to the UK.


Funding Type

  1. Capital expenditure
  2. One-off
  3. Project

Grant details

The average grant size is around £1,000.

Size of grant

  1. Small (£1 - £10,000)

Application details

They have two online application forms for the Pebbles funding stream, each of which is accessed on the Rank Foundation website.

Select the capital costs application form for fixed, one-time expenses incurred on the purchase of land, buildings, construction, and equipment.

Select the short break application form for funds towards respite breaks for children or adults, and short term activities or programmes.

Contact Details


12 Warwick Square


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