Grant maker

AB Charitable Trust

http://abcharitabletrust.org.uk

(Registered Charity No: 1000147)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
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Who they support

Applications are particularly welcomed from charities working to support migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, criminal justice and penal reform, human rights, particularly access to justice.

Grant criteria

ABCT supports UK registered charities working where human dignity is imperilled and where there are opportunities for human dignity to be affirmed. ABCT does not normally fund charities with large national or international links. ABCT tends to support charities with annual income between £150k and £1.5m that do not have substantial investments or surpluses.

Grant details

Typically £10-20,000

Application procedure

Online application form, quarterly review dates

Grants made
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Over the last five years they've made 370 significant donations totalling £6,186,225

When Amount Grantee To be used for
31/03/2019 £20,000 Camden Community Law Centre An unrestricted grant of £20,000
31/03/2019 £15,000 INQUEST A restricted grant of £15,000 towards the core costs of policy activities
31/03/2019 £15,000 Project 17 An unrestricted grant of £15,000
31/03/2019 £10,000 Birth Companions An unrestricted grant of £10,000
31/03/2019 £16,225 The School of Artisan Food A restricted grant of £16,225 towards an Open Day and the provision of short courses in artisan food skills for refugees.
31/03/2019 £15,000 Hope Projects An unrestricted grant of £15,000
31/03/2019 £10,000 Latin American Women's Rights Service An unrestricted grant of £10,000
31/03/2019 £20,000 Nottingham Law Centre An unrestricted grant of £20,000
31/03/2019 £15,000 Spark Inside An unrestricted grant of £15,000
31/03/2019 £250,000 Legal Education Foundation A restricted grant of £250,000 over 2 years (£125,000, £125,000) towards the costs of six Justice First Fellows (based at Just for Kids Law, Howard League for Penal Reform, Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre, Harrow Law Centre, Norfolk Community Law Service, Tower Hamlets Law Centre) and associated costs of the support and development programme.
31/03/2019 £15,000 Belong London A restricted grant of £15,000 towards a part-time fundraiser
31/03/2019 £15,000 Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers A restricted grant of £15,000 towards the Director's salary
31/03/2019 £17,000 Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality A restricted grant of £17,000 towards the salary of the Practice Manager to support the ongoing development and running of Suffolk Law Centre
31/03/2019 £10,000 Saltbox A restricted grant of £10,000 towards the Restart project
31/03/2019 £20,000 Bristol Refugee Rights An unrestricted grant of £20,000
31/03/2019 £15,000 Hillingdon Law Centre An unrestricted grant of £15,000
31/03/2019 £20,000 Consonant An unrestricted grant of £20,000
31/03/2019 £20,000 Action in the Community Trust - t/a The Speakeasy An unrestricted grant of £20,000
31/03/2019 £10,000 Student Action for Refugees An unrestricted grant of £10,000
31/03/2019 £10,000 The Zahid Mubarek Trust An unrestricted grant of £10,000
31/03/2019 £15,000 Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile An unrestricted grant of £15,000
31/03/2019 £20,000 Action Foundation An unrestricted grant of £20,000
31/03/2019 £15,000 Harrow Law Centre An unrestricted grant of £15,000
31/03/2019 £20,000 Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network A restricted grant of £20,000 towards the Careers and Employment Advisor
31/03/2019 £10,000 Nafsiyat An unrestricted grant of £10,000
31/03/2019 £15,000 BOUNCE BACK FOUNDATION An unrestricted grant of £15,000
31/03/2019 £15,000 Positive Action in Housing A restricted grant of £15,000 towards the Lifeline project
31/03/2019 £20,000 Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum A restricted grant of £20,000 towards the volunteering project
31/03/2019 £20,000 IMiX An unrestricted grant of £20,000
31/12/2018 £10,000 Maternity Action £10,000 towards advice and casework support to vulnerable migrant women facing charges to access NHS maternity care.
31/12/2018 £20,000 The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law £20,000 towards core costs of the Bingham Centre
31/12/2018 £20,000 Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre £20,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £10,000 The Comfrey Project £10,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £15,000 JustRight Scotland £15,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £10,000 Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO (CHAC) £10,000 towards core costs of CHAC's on the job training programme
31/12/2018 £15,000 NACCOM - No Accommodation Network £15,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £20,000 Redress Trust £20,000 towards capacity to bring legal claims for victims of torture
31/12/2018 £20,000 Detention Action £20,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £30,000 Refugee Action A restricted grant of £30,000 towards the Frontline Immigration Advice Project. This grant is renewable, subject to Trustee review at the end of each year, and the Trustees have indicated that the total time frame could be 3 years (£30,000 per annum)
31/12/2018 £10,000 Asylum Welcome £10,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £15,000 Refugee Survival Trust £15,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £10,000 Geese Theatre Company £10,000 towards creative projects in specialist prisons
31/12/2018 £25,000 University of Oxford. The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford £25,000 towards the Bonavero Institute for Human Rights' legal aid clinic at HMP Huntercombe
31/12/2018 £10,000 Tamil Welfare Association (Newham) UK £10,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £10,000 Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre £10,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £15,000 West Yorkshire Community Chaplaincy Project £15,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £10,000 Haringey Migrant Support Centre £10,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £10,000 Voices in Exile £10,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £10,000 Families Outside £10,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £10,000 Govan Community Project £10,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £30,000 Southwark Law Centre An unrestricted grant of £30,000. This grant is renewable, subject to Trustee review at the end of each year, and the Trustees have indicated that the total time frame could be 3 years (£30,000 per annum)
31/12/2018 £30,000 Public Law Project A grant of £30,000 towards the implementation of PLP's strategic priorities: to promote and preserve the Rule of Law, ensure fair systems and improve access to justice. This grant is renewable, subject to Trustee review at the end of each year, and the Trustees have indicated that the total time frame could be 5 years (£30,000 per annum)
31/12/2018 £10,000 Young Roots £10,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £15,000 Music In Detention £15,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £20,000 North Kensington Law Centre £20,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £10,000 Swansea Asylum Seekers Support (SASS) £10,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £15,000 Norfolk Community Law Service £15,000 towards debt and welfare benefits service
31/12/2018 £15,000 Personal Support Unit £15,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £10,000 The Safer Living Foundation £10,000 towards core costs
31/12/2018 £15,000 ASSIST Sheffield £15,000 towards core costs
30/11/2018 £10,000 The Civil Liberties Trust £10,000 towards a report into the current costs of immigration detention and the financial impact of a 28 day time limit.
30/09/2018 £10,000 In2Out £10,000 towards core costs
30/09/2018 £10,000 Boaz Trust £10,000 towards accommodation for destitute asylum seekers
30/09/2018 £20,000 Refugee and Migrant Centre £20,000 towards core costs
30/09/2018 £10,000 Citizens Advice Maidstone £10,000 towards work to advice and support for foreign national prisoners at HMP Maidstone
30/09/2018 £10,000 Carriers of Hope £10,000 towards core costs
30/09/2018 £10,000 Centre for Criminal Appeals £10,000 towards core costs
30/09/2018 £10,000 Manuel Bravo Project £10,000 towards casework and core costs
30/09/2018 £20,000 Circles UK £20,000 towards core costs
30/09/2018 £10,000 UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group £10,000 towards core costs
30/09/2018 £15,000 Clinks £15,000 towards core costs
30/09/2018 £10,000 New Bridge Foundation £10,000 towards core costs of befriending service
30/09/2018 £15,000 South West London Law Centres £15,000 towards a Communications Officer
30/09/2018 £15,000 Pathway £15,000 towards legal advice for destitute patients admitted to London Hospitals
30/09/2018 £10,000 Hackney Migrant Centre £10,000 towards core costs
30/09/2018 £20,000 Prison Reform Trust £20,000 grant to be used towards a study into the barriers for employment for released sex offenders (£16,000) and towards core costs (£4,000)
30/09/2018 £15,000 International Care Network £15,000 towards core costs
30/09/2018 £15,000 West End Refugee Service £15,000 towards core costs
30/09/2018 £20,000 Asylum Support Appeals Project £20,000 towards core costs
30/09/2018 £20,000 Tower Hamlets Law Centre £20,000 towards a trainee solicitor
30/09/2018 £15,000 The Bike Project £15,000 towards Birmingham Bike Project
30/09/2018 £10,000 Devon & Cornwall Refugee Support £10,000 towards core costs of drop in service
30/09/2018 £10,000 Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group £10,000 towards core costs
30/09/2018 £10,000 Room to Heal £10,000 towards core costs
30/09/2018 £15,000 Students and Refugees Together (START) £15,000 towards core costs
30/09/2018 £20,000 Helen Bamber Foundation £20,000 towards core costs
30/09/2018 £15,000 Switchback £15,000 towards core costs
30/06/2018 £10,000 Refugee Women Connect £10,000 towards core funding.
30/06/2018 £20,000 Trailblazers Mentoring £20,000 towards core costs
30/06/2018 £20,000 Welsh Refugee Council £20,000 towards development of a new website
30/06/2018 £20,000 Just for Kids Law £20,000 towards core costs
30/06/2018 £25,000 Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID £25,000 towards core costs
30/06/2018 £20,000 Advising Communities £20,000 towards advice and casework for migrants
30/06/2018 £15,000 Khulisa £15,000 towards behaviour change programmes in schools, prisons and the community.
30/06/2018 £20,000 The Reader £20,000 towards the core costs of criminal justice work
30/06/2018 £20,000 Kent Refugee Action Network £20,000 towards core staff and running costs
30/06/2018 £50,000 Merseyside Law Centre £50,000 over 2 years (£25,000; £25,000) towards core costs
30/06/2018 £15,000 Notre Dame Refugee Centre £15,000 towards core costs
30/06/2018 £15,000 South London Refugee Association £15,000 towards a Destitution Coordinator role
30/06/2018 £15,000 Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants £15,000 towards core costs
Main office

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Objectives

SUCH CHARITABLE PURPOSES AND TO MAKE DONATIONS TO SUCH CHARITABLE INSTITUTION OR INSTITUTIONS AT SUCH TIME OR TIMES AND IN SUCH MANNER AS THE TRUSTEES MAY IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION THINK FIT