Joseph Rowntree Foundation

http://www.jrf.org.uk

(Registered Charity No: 210169)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
Who they support

In the main UK charities operating in the areas of priority . The average annual spending of grantees has been £1,245,923 . The average age of charities supported has been 13 years, with a typical range of 1-25 years.

Grant criteria

There are five areas for priority: - Peace and Security - Power and Accountability - Rights and Justice - Sustainable Future - Northern Ireland

Grant details

Generally £50-125,000

Application procedure

See website

Main Overlaps with other Grant Makers
Sole supporter: 29% by number, 30% by value.
By ValueBy Number
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation35%30%
National Lottery23%23%
Trust for London19%16%
Paul Hamlyn Foundation18%17%
The Tudor Trust18%15%
Barrow Cadbury Trust18%16%
Comic Relief14%15%
A B Charitable Trust14%11%
Friends Provident Foundation11%8%
City Bridge Trust11%9%
Where are the Beneficiaries?
Grants made
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In this period they've made 201 significant donations to registered charities totalling £14,478,033

When Amount Grantee Donors To be used for
09/09/2019 £4,081 RIBBLE STEAM RAILWAY LIMITED 2? Weekly one day placements for young offenders that they consider to be an appealing alternative to some of the other options available for court ordered community service, including work on a small farm, workshop, bike-repair facilities and polytunnel
31/08/2019 £5,000 DOOR 84 4? To run a creative and social group for adults with disabilities and their carers with the primary aim of reducing social isolation in the community
31/08/2019 £4,834 QDOS CREATES LTD 2? Weekly participatory creative arts sessions for residents in the Refuge, i.e. women, and children who are not at school. This will include movement, singing, song writing, dance, visual arts and crafts
31/08/2019 £5,000 BRUNSWICK ORGANIC NURSERIES LTD 2? A Volunteer Support Project, which will involve volunteers, who may be recovering from physical or mental ill health, or retired, benefitting from a programme of structured training and support to get the most out of their work at the Nursery. The workers at the Nursery, all of whom have learning difficulties, would also benefit from this project
30/06/2019 £165,000 Inquest Charitable Trust 10? Core costs
30/06/2019 £105,000 Conflict and Environment Observatory, The 1? Core costs
30/06/2019 £150,000 Every Casualty Worldwide 1? Core costs
30/06/2019 £29,970 Oxford Research Group 1? Integrating climate security into UK national security
30/06/2019 £14,750 Saferworld/Rethinking Security 2? Rethinking Security: Brexit, security and the UK's place in the world
30/06/2019 £75,000 On Road Ltd 8? Media Movers North
30/06/2019 £150,000 Sustain 7? Farming, trading and climate resilience
30/06/2019 £30,000 N1M Trust 1? Environmental defenders and police rights violations investigation
30/06/2019 £120,000 Creggan Enterprises Limited 1? Unheard Voices: Going Beyond the Silence
30/06/2019 £70,000 Quaker Service 3? #MyStoryYourStory support costs
30/06/2019 £90,000 ShareAction 9? Core costs
30/06/2019 £150,000 Institute of Race Relations 2? Core costs
30/06/2019 £150,777 Participation and the Practice of Rights Project 2? Asylum Seekers' Bill of Rights
30/06/2019 £132,601 Trademark 1? Advanced community education
30/06/2019 £51,000 War Child 1? Children's rights in armed conflict index
30/06/2019 £120,000 Association for Citizenship Teaching 1? Core costs
30/06/2019 £120,000 Scottish Environment LINK 3? Environmental Rights Centre for Scotland
30/06/2019 £34,230 Asylum Research Centre Foundation 2? Comparative analysis of US State Department human rights reports
30/06/2019 £110,919 Doctors of the World 4? UK Universal Healthcare project
30/06/2019 £88,037 Just for Kids Law 15? Senior Policy and Public Affairs Advisor and activity costs _x000D_
30/06/2019 £120,000 RightsInfo 3? Core costs
30/06/2019 £106,000 CEMVO Scotland Ethnic Minority Environment Network
30/06/2019 £268,500 Europe and Middle East Section (EMES) 1? Integrated ministry and outreach, spiritual growth and contribution to core funding
30/06/2019 £40,006 United Nations Association Scotland 1? Secure Scotland project
30/06/2019 £87,291 Equality Trust, The 4? Equal Pay @50 Campaign
30/06/2019 £37,272 Traidcraft Exchange 3? Responsible business research and advocacy
30/06/2019 £150,000 City of Sanctuary 6? Asylum Matters - core costs_x000D_
30/06/2019 £50,000 Global Dialogue 8? Leadership development in the migration sector
30/06/2019 £140,000 Size of Wales 1? Eliminating imported deforestation from Wales' economy
30/06/2019 £120,000 Women's Support Network, The 1? Strengthen human rights and equality through rape crisis service for Northern Ireland
30/06/2019 £49,500 Rowntree Society, The 3? Core costs
30/06/2019 £50,000 Doc Society 2? Mothers of Invention podcast, season 2
30/06/2019 £5,500 THE NUCLEAR EDUCATION TRUST 1? Survey of nuclear disarmament education in schools
14/05/2019 £4,000 ACTION FOR ELDERS TRUST 5? To deliver a programme to help improve the physical, mental and social wellbeing of older people living in and around Foxwood
30/04/2019 £4,170 YORK CITY CHURCH 1? To run a pop-up pay-as-you-feel restaurant in York which is led by Syrian refugees and asylum seekers
30/04/2019 £4,000 YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB FOUNDATION 2? To provide holiday sports sessions for young people from disadvantaged families in Clifton, Acomb, Westfield and Tang Hall, which will include fun and informal football activities as well as healthy food and drinks
30/04/2019 £5,000 RAY (REFUGEE ACTION YORK) 4? Provision of Refugee Action York’s Information and Support service to refugees and asylum seekers
28/02/2019 £120,000 Sheila McKechnie Foundation 9? Core costs
28/02/2019 £120,000 Bail for Immigration Detainees 6? Core costs
28/02/2019 £120,000 Campaign Academy 4? Supporting BME campaigners outside London
28/02/2019 £150,000 Reprieve 2? Challenging UK abuses in counter terrorism
28/02/2019 £100,000 Saferworld 2? Charting a path for better UK and European arms transfer controls 2019-21
28/02/2019 £14,640 Equally Ours 6? Influencing EU funding after Brexit project
28/02/2019 £120,000 Public Interest Research Centre Ltd. 2? Core costs
28/02/2019 £120,000 Traveller Movement, The 5? Core costs
28/02/2019 £120,000 Soil Association, The 5? Policy and public affairs programme
28/02/2019 £200,000 Rights Watch (UK) 1? Core costs
28/02/2019 £105,000 CORE Coalition 1? Core costs
28/02/2019 £118,400 New Economics Foundation 11? Power and accountability in the digital economy - part 2
28/02/2019 £150,000 Civil Liberties Trust 5? Core costs
28/02/2019 £133,728 Inclusive Mosque Initiative 1? Inclusive outreach project
28/02/2019 £60,000 Project 17 6? Policy project
28/02/2019 £140,000 Zahid Mubarek Trust 5? Core costs
28/02/2019 £72,556 Women's Environmental Network 6? Women's Voices - linking environmental and gender justice
28/02/2019 £50,000 Scottish Refugee Council 8? Refugees ending destitution
31/01/2019 £5,799 OLDER CITIZENS ADVOCACY YORK 2? To increase capacity to deliver comprehensive advocacy support to clients accessing benefits
31/01/2019 £7,128 YORK AND DISTRICT CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU 2? To provide an accessible advice and support service for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in York
31/01/2019 £5,175 KYRA - WOMEN'S PROJECT 2? An outreach project to try and build upon previous outreach work and engage new members
31/01/2019 £4,200 YORK PEOPLE FIRST 2000 1? To subsidise membership of York People First’s ‘Once Seen Theatre Company’
31/01/2019 £3,557 THE HUT YORK LIMITED 1? To develop the organisation's ‘Vocational Pathways Project’ which aims to provide bespoke, participant-driven life and vocational skill development opportunities to those with mental ill health and / or learning disabilities
31/01/2019 £4,000 THE ISLAND N1 2? Following consultation with the young people who currently use the service they wish to develop two groups, a Girls Group and Boys Group, to provide additional support, both to those who have already been placed with a mentor and those on the waiting list
31/01/2019 £3,870 WELFARE BENEFITS UNIT 1? To improve access to welfare benefits training and help organisations to support their service users in terms of benefits advice
30/11/2018 £13,553 CAST 7? GrantAdvisor UK
30/11/2018 £180,000 Omega Research Foundation 2? Core costs
30/11/2018 £105,000 Pure Leapfrog 3? Leapfrog Launchpad
30/11/2018 £55,000 Two Ridings Community Foundation 1? The local fund for York
30/11/2018 £77,660 Development Education Centre South Yorkshire 1? Teacher resources and training
30/11/2018 £150,000 Involve Foundation, The 5? Core costs
30/11/2018 £120,000 Women for Refugee Women 6? Core costs
30/11/2018 £110,000 Global Action Plan 3? Consumerism and young people's wellbeing
30/11/2018 £60,000 Trust for Research and Education on the Arms Trade (TREAT) 1? European Network Against Arms Trade
30/11/2018 £90,000 End Violence Against Women Coalition 5? Media programme
30/11/2018 £20,000 Global Dialogue 8? Migration Exchange
30/11/2018 £138,000 HOPE not hate Charitable Trust Core costs
30/11/2018 £15,000 Refugee Action 10? Lift the Ban
30/11/2018 £90,000 Roma Support Group 7? Roma and Brexit campaigning and policy project
30/11/2018 £58,375 Feedback 4? Fighting the growth of 'bad energy' in the UK
30/11/2018 £70,000 British American Security Information Council (BASIC) 1? Core costs
30/11/2018 £128,200 Rainbow Project, The 4? Core costs
30/11/2018 £20,000 Sole Purpose Productions 1? Mothers Out Front Project
30/11/2018 £59,300 Ulster University 2? Gender Budgeting
30/11/2018 £152,790 Action for Community Transformation Initiative 1? Project Director costs
30/11/2018 £135,000 Committee on the Administration of Justice CAJ's human rights work
30/11/2018 £22,000 Scottish PEN Campaign Development Officer and campaign costs
30/11/2018 £71,500 Craigavon Traveller's Support Committee 1? Traveller Accommodation Policy Officer
10/09/2018 £3,288 Wilberforce Trust 2? To fund a mobile outreach advice, leading to access to services for people with sensory loss
10/09/2018 £9,808 Peasholme Charity 4? Funding towards a community-based advice service within Foodbank venues in the city with outreach provision
10/09/2018 £2,780 Converge To fund taster Converge courses at Peppermill Court hospital
30/06/2018 £102,372 Action on Armed Violence 1? UK airstrikes: seeking accountability from the Ministry of Defence
30/06/2018 £20,000 Barrow Cadbury Trust 8? Running costs of the Funders for Race Equality Alliance
30/06/2018 £75,000 Maternity Action 6? Policy, advocacy and campaigning project
30/06/2018 £130,000 Medical Justice 7? Core costs
30/06/2018 £110,000 Oxford Research Group 1? Core costs
30/06/2018 £105,000 Migrants' Law Project (Islington Law Centre) 9? MLP core costs
30/06/2018 £87,645 InterClimate Trust 2? Extending young climate voices for national reach
30/06/2018 £100,000 Platform 4? Core costs
30/06/2018 £130,210 Medact 3? Using health voices to make change for peace
30/06/2018 £16,400 Equality and Diversity Forum 6? Influencing funding for equality and human rights after Brexit
30/06/2018 £337,672 Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre 1? Quaker education programme
30/06/2018 £18,368 Centre for Cross Border Studies 1? Towards a new Common Chapter - stages 4 and 5
30/06/2018 £65,000 Development Trusts NI 2? Community rights legislation
30/06/2018 £85,678 HERe NI 1? Policy Development Officer
30/06/2018 £50,000 NICVA 1? Public Policy NI
30/06/2018 £92,672 London School of Economics and Political Science Tackling violence against women and girls: developing a global digital resource hub
30/06/2018 £22,600 Trademark 1? Conflict resolution work
30/06/2018 £10,000 Campaign Against Arms Trade Art the Arms Fair
31/05/2018 £25,070 FPA Northern Ireland 1? to advance the issue of women's reproductive rights in Northern Ireland
17/05/2018 £5,000 York Neighbours 3? To fund core delivery costs to enable the organisation to provide support services across the city to isolated older people
17/05/2018 £3,620 York LGBT Forum 2? To fund a number of volunteer led health and wellbeing initiatives, which aim to reduce isolation
17/05/2018 £3,000 York City of Sanctuary 1? To fund the work of a team of trained volunteer Advocates, who support refugees and asylum seekers on issues such as, benefits, housing, accessing work, etc
17/05/2018 £9,664 Tang Hall Community Centre 2? To fund a community-led food growing group, who will meet and grow food together in their allotment and at the growing beds at the Centre
17/05/2018 £3,648 Marygate Pre-school 1? To fund subsidised places for up to four families who are living on a low income who do not quite meet the criteria for free places for 2 year olds. These can be families who are experiencing hardship and would benefit from early education for their children
17/05/2018 £4,624 Home-Start York 2? To train volunteers to help families in stress to develop coping strategies and increase resilience to manage their situation
28/02/2018 £120,621 Conflict Resolution Services (Ireland) 1? Conflict Resolution
28/02/2018 £12,500 Quaker Service 3? Good Friday Agreement project
28/02/2018 £18,463 Omagh Support and Self Help Group 1? Advocacy Project
28/02/2018 £135,000 Conciliation Resources 2? Reducing the obstacles to and broadening the support for peacebuilding engagement with armed groups
28/02/2018 £60,000 New Economy Organisers Network Media support for JRCT grantees
28/02/2018 £145,000 Women's Resource and Development Agency 2? Women's Lobbyist NI
28/02/2018 £59,365 Citizens UK (Safe Passage) 13? Safe Passage's Advocacy team
28/02/2018 £39,473 Friends, Families & Travellers 7? Gypsy, Traveller and Roma All-Party Parliamentary Group Secretariat
28/02/2018 £100,000 10:10 UK 4? Core costs
28/02/2018 £60,000 Amnesty International UK Section Charitable Trust Human Rights Consortium Scotland
28/02/2018 £10,000 British Future 5? Enoch was wrong
28/02/2018 £150,000 Future-Fit Foundation 2? Growth funding
28/02/2018 £60,000 RECLAIM 6? Communications manager
28/02/2018 £50,000 Rights & Accountability in Development (RAID) 2? Core costs
28/02/2018 £120,000 Just Fair 1? Core costs
21/02/2018 £5,000 York Women's Counselling Service 2? To create a Vulnerable Women’s Counselling Fund, ensuring that women with limited ability to meet fees for services will have access to counselling
21/02/2018 £5,000 Musical Connections 4? To fund a music programme for vulnerable and isolated older people in York
21/02/2018 £5,000 door 84 4? To run the Community Sparks inclusive programme for young adults with a wide range of abilities
30/11/2017 £40,000 Human Rights Trust/Committee on the Administration of Justice 1? CAJ's human rights work
30/11/2017 £120,000 Child Soldiers International 1? Ending the military recruitment of children in the UK
30/11/2017 £120,000 Saferworld/Rethinking Security 2? Rethinking Security coordination and operating costs
30/11/2017 £110,000 Black Training and Enterprise Group 8? Core costs
30/11/2017 £135,000 Equality and Diversity Forum 6? Core costs
30/11/2017 £120,000 Muslim Women's Network UK 8? Building a network of Islamic Feminism Allies
30/11/2017 £70,000 Food Ethics Council 2? Food Citizenship
30/11/2017 £111,000 Trust for Research and Education on the Arms Trade (TREAT)/CAAT 1? Campaign Against Arms Trade research and education programme
30/11/2017 £100,000 BOND 3? Enhancing the space for civil society
30/11/2017 £50,000 Internews 1? UK Community and Media Journalism Partnership
30/11/2017 £66,000 Immigration Law Practitioners' Association 5? Legal Officer
30/11/2017 £100,000 Migrants Organise Ltd 11? National Migrant Community Organising Programme
30/11/2017 £20,000 New Economy Organisers Network KIN Community - UK Costs
30/11/2017 £120,000 Happy City Initiative 3? Core costs
30/11/2017 £64,000 Medact/ICAN UK 3? ICAN UK collaborative project to promote the UK joining the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
30/11/2017 £115,000 New Horizons in British Islam 2? Empowering Muslim communities and tackling anti-Muslim prejudice
30/11/2017 £55,000 Two Ridings Community Foundation 1? The local fund for York
30/11/2017 £105,000 Saferworld 2? Peace and rights-based responses to terror and forced displacement
30/11/2017 £50,000 Bite The Ballot 5? Core costs 2018
30/11/2017 £80,000 Rethinking Economics 2? Core costs
30/11/2017 £105,000 Finance Innovation Lab 4? Core costs
30/06/2017 £20,000 Ice and Fire Theatre Company 2? Project costs
30/06/2017 £90,000 Independent Diplomat 1? Core costs
30/06/2017 £32,000 Centre for Investigative Journalism 3? Community Journalism Investigations Support
30/06/2017 £60,000 Involve 5? Core Costs
30/06/2017 £20,000 Voice4Change England 4? Enabling joint work for racial justice and migrants' rights: Scoping the scene
30/06/2017 £33,000 Charter for NI 1? New Beginnings
30/06/2017 £15,550 International Voluntary Service GB 1? Challenging militarism online
30/06/2017 £40,000 NCVO 8? Constructive Journalism
30/06/2017 £20,000 Centre for Applied Human Rights York Human Rights City Network: Building a Human Rights City
30/06/2017 £70,000 Perspectiva 1? Core Costs
30/06/2017 £59,817 Participation and the Practice of Rights Project 2? Asylum Project
30/06/2017 £150,000 The Monitoring Group 1? Civil Rights and Transformation
30/06/2017 £80,000 People & Planet 3? University League Fossil Free project 2
30/06/2017 £10,000 Bite The Ballot 5? Core costs
30/06/2017 £75,000 Immigration Law Practitioners' Association 5? Strategic Legal Fund
30/06/2017 £136,000 Runnymede Trust 7? Core Costs
30/06/2017 £16,285 Tapepuka 2? Project staff costs
30/06/2017 £45,000 Platform 4? Core costs
30/06/2017 £60,929 Centre for Sustainable Energy 6? Community Energy for Everyone
30/06/2017 £52,500 Hubbub Foundation UK 5? The Street that Shares
30/06/2017 £34,140 FAMILY PLANNING ASSOCIATION 1? to advance the issue of women's reproductive rights in Northern Ireland
28/02/2017 £42,994 Action on Armed Violence 1? Investigating the UK's trade in arms with repressive regimes (2010-present)
28/02/2017 £54,340 Inclusive Mosque Initiative 1? Inclusive Seminar Series
28/02/2017 £110,000 Women's Aid Federation Northern Ireland 3? Core costs
28/02/2017 £100,000 Inquest Charitable Trust 10? Core costs
28/02/2017 £60,000 Migrant Voice 4? Core costs
28/02/2017 £125,000 Teach na Failte Transitional Initiative
28/02/2017 £50,000 Leeds GATE 6? Negotiated Stopping
28/02/2017 £59,950 New Economics Foundation 11? Power and accountability in the digital economy
28/02/2017 £120,000 St Columb's Park Reconciliation Trust 1? Compassionate Campaigning
28/02/2017 £75,000 The Climate Coalition 2? Campaign and week of action
28/02/2017 £60,000 CEMVO Scotland Ethnic Minority Environmental Network
28/02/2017 £112,500 Detention Action 9? Alternatives to detention advocacy
28/02/2017 £50,000 London Gypsy and Traveller Unit 7? Gypsies and Travellers in London - mapping the pathway to equality
28/02/2017 £48,700 Peace Education Scotland 2? Peace Education Programme - Scotland
28/02/2017 £60,000 Women's Environmental Network 6? New Voices - bringing women's voices into mainstream environmental issues
28/02/2017 £105,000 British Institute of Human Rights 3? Core costs
28/02/2017 £58,794 Project 17 6? Policy work
31/05/2016 £40,000 Rainbow Project 4? to co-ordinate the Love Equality campaign, which aims to secure civil marriage equality for same sex couples in Northern Ireland
29/02/2016 £50,000 ENGLISH PEN 1? to reform the law of defamation in Northern Ireland and Scotland in order to ensure that the Defamation Act 2013 applies throughout the United Kingdom and gives everyone the same degree of protection for freedom of expression
29/02/2016 £44,452 FAMILY PLANNING ASSOCIATION 1? to continue campaigning and lobbying local MLA's and Political Parties on the issue of abortion in NI
31/01/2016 £10,000 THE BIKE RESCUE PROJECT LIMITED 1? Funding to help the organisation plan for future flood recovery including funding towards the cost of temporary relocating
30/11/2015 £22,600 Rainbow Project 4? to focus on LGBT issues, particularly equal marriage, in the lead up to the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections
31/05/2015 £28,571 ENGLISH PEN 1? to ensure that the provisions of the Defamation Act 2013 are fully implemented by the Northern Ireland Assembly and the Scottish Executive
31/05/2015 £22,500 THE ROWNTREE SOCIETY 3? to continue to provide information on all aspects of the Rowntree legacy, with a focus on Seebohm Rowntree
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