The Foyle Foundation, an independent grant-making trust that distributes grants to UK based registered charities and schools, has announced that it will complete its grant giving programme in 2025. Since it became operational in November 2001, the Foundation has disbursed more than £146.6 million in grants across the UK in the fields of the Arts, Learning, Community Small Grants, State School Libraries and formerly Health.

Applications will be accepted for the final rounds of grants for projects that can be completed by the end of 2025.

The Foundations supports charities in three main areas:

  • Main Grants in the range of £10,000 to £50,000 for charities whose core work covers arts and learning.
  • Small Grants of between £2,000 and £10,000 to cover core costs or essential equipment (for 12 months) for charities in all fields with a turnover of less than £150,000 per annum.
  • The Foyle School Library grants of between £2,000 and £10,000 for UK state schools and special schools to improve their library services.

Criteria and closing dates vary, check their website for more details.