I just wanted to thank you for the grant you have kindly awarded to my applicant. This has meant so much to him and his family.

Your grant has paid for his Year 6 residential camping trip, which he is really looking forward to. It has also given us the opportunity to purchase items he will need for his week away. 

The week away with his peers; camping in tents, participating in water sports, circus skills, team building, barbecues on the beach and a disco, will give him such wonderful and happy memories. 

Without your grant he would have not been able to go and, as a young carer, he truly deserves this wonderful experience. 

I cannot thank you enough for your kindness.

Primary School Sponsor - Mrs. R

Educational Grants for Young People

**PLEASE NOTE: The educational grant scheme is temporarily closed until September 2019

Educational Funds for the Advancement of Education

Bristol Charities Educational Fund has been created by combining several funds together, this includes the former Hooks Mills Educational Fund and the Bagshaw Birkin Fund. Maximum grants awarded £350.

Purpose:

  • To create access to opportunities for young people where no loans or public funds are available
Criteria: 
  • Young people under the age of 25 living in Bristol.

Financial assistance can include grants towards;

  • The study of music, dance, art, sport, etc.
  • Religious instruction
  • Other extra-curricular activity
  • Outings
  • School trips
  • Tools
  • Instruments
  • Books
  • Travel
  • Specialised clothing/kit.
Restrictions: 
  • School uniform
  • School fees

Please note that we can only award a maximum of £350 in the form of an educational grant PER household.

How to Apply: 

Applications for general education funds must be made using the charities online grant application form. The application needs to be made by a sponsor who is usually known to the applicant, through an educational/religious/training establishment or through support or other agencies - including Scouts, Girls Guides and other Community Groups. 

Please note that grant funding will be in most cases made direct to the educational/training/community establishment or group, or to suppliers.