Grants for organisations - Barnwood Trust

Grants for organisations

As part of the development of You’re Welcome, our ten-year plan, we have reviewed the way we make grants and allocate funding to organisations.

Grants of less than £1000 for organisations

Grants for holidays and play schemes are available to organisations with a demonstrable track record of providing holidays, trips or play schemes for Gloucestershire people with a disability. These grants are fast-tracked – and have a dedicated application form (see right).

Small grants (under £1000) to organisations already known to the Trust are unchanged. The application process for these grants will also remain the same – application form and instructions for applying, see right.

Grants for up to £750 for village halls to make adaptations for people with disabilities are still available. These must meet the eligibility criteria agreed with Gloucestershire Rural Community Council.  Please apply to Barbara Pond at GRCC for details email or call 01452 528491.

Grants for organisations in excess of £1000

We no longer award open application grants for sums over £1000. For the foreseeable future, the Trust will be making funding available to communities across Gloucestershire on a proactive, not a reactive, basis. This means that the Trust will be seeking to fund specific types of activity, not responding to requests from organisations.

Any questions?

Please contact us if you have any queries. 

You can reach Gail Rodway, our Grants Manager on 01452 611292 or email

We will do all we can to help.

‘Barnwood Trust’s support was hugely important. It was the very first real piece of funded work we got. It was a leap of faith on their part. It has been enormously helpful.’

Mac McHardy, People and Places in Gloucestershire


Application form

Click here to download and print our holidays and play schemes application form:

in pdf format
in Word format

Click here to download and print our small grants (under £1000) to organisations known to the Trust application form:

in Word format
in pdf format

Alternatively, you can contact us and we’ll send you the relevant form(s) by post.