The Earl of Northampton's Charity

Who they support

1.The administration of almshouses in Greenwich, London and Shotesham, Norfolk.2 Welfare grants to support individuals and charities

  • The average annual spending of grantees has been £3 million
  • The average age of charities supported has been years.

Grant criteria

Earl of Northampton's Charity administers almshouses at Greenwich and Shotesham and also supports charities working on poverty relief by giving them financial assistance.

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Charity registered in England & Wales, No: 210291
Charity Commission for England and Wales
Analysis of Grants Made
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In this period 60 donations have been made totalling £3,140,627 to 45 organisations

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Which activities are being funded?
How old were the charities when supported?
Growth in Spending
(per annum over last 3 years)
Main Overlaps with other Grant Makers ?
By ValueBy Number
The National Lottery Community Fund 80% 67%
Mercers' Charitable Foundation 43% 33%
Garfield Weston Foundation 36% 42%
DCMS 27% 31%
The Tudor Trust 23% 22%
The Dulverton Trust 23% 4%
The Henry Smith Charity 19% 20%
Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales 19% 18%
Masonic Charitable Foundation 15% 18%
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland 13% 13%
Sole supporter: 11% by number, 5% by value.
Individual Grants Made
When Amount Annual
Spending
Grantee To be used for
01/02/2024 £250 £151,201 ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH FRAMLINGHAM Earl of Surrey's Tomb - Annual maintenance grant 2024
29/11/2023 £90,000 £1,192,686 AGE CONCERN NORFOLK Funding to support services for older people in Norfolk.
29/11/2023 £2,000 £2,155,239 HOUSING PATHWAYS TRUST Annual Grant to Jubilee Trust Almshouses - 2023/2024.
29/11/2023 £150,000 £6,641,000 NORFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION Connecting Older People Funding Programme.
29/11/2023 £90,000 £66,144 TRINITY HOSPITAL CASTLE RISING Cyclical Maintenance.
29/11/2023 £65,000 £138,380 TRINITY HOSPITAL CLUN Cyclical Maintenance.
29/06/2023 £99,000 £7,352,360 THE BENJAMIN FOUNDATION Thetford Meet Up youth and community service that tackles significant community wellbeing issues, inequalities, mental health, and social problems.
29/06/2023 £83,030 £4,348,600 CARING TOGETHER CHARITY Funding to deliver a project that gives non paid carers regular breaks from their caring responsibilities.
29/06/2023 £95,000 £258,679 CREST (COMPACT FOR RACE EQUALITY IN SOUTH TYNESIDE) Core funding support for promotion of racial equality among Black and Minoritised Communities living within South Tyneside and beyond.
29/06/2023 £95,000 £494,428 FUTURE REGENERATION OF GRANGETOWN A bottom-up community led solution to improve Health , Wealth and Happiness for the people of Grangetown and surrounding areas.
29/06/2023 £150,000 £4,816,000 NORFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION To support the "Nourishing Norfolk" food hubs to enable them to grow and sustain their offer over the longer-term.
02/06/2023 £20,000 £710,131 PRISCILLA BACON HOSPICE Creation of a wellbeing garden for patients at the new hospice lodge.
11/05/2023 £93,788 £294,891 NORTH NORFOLK COMMUNITY TRANSPORT Providing transport services to older people in North Norfolk, so they are able to live happy, independent lives.
14/03/2023 £2,000 JUBILEE TRUST ALMSHOUSES Annual Grant to Jubilee Trust Almshouses - 2022/2023.
13/02/2023 £250 £166,252 ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH FRAMLINGHAM Earl of Surrey's Tomb - Annual maintenance grant 2023
07/09/2022 £7,380 SHOTESHAM BOWLS CLUB Specialist maintenance work on the bowling green.
07/09/2022 £83,600 £4,816,000 NORFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION Continuation funding for organisations in Norfolk working with lonely older people.
30/06/2022 £73,240 £798,958 HANDCRAFTED PROJECTS To transform an old pub into a new community hub offering housing, practical training, a community café and holistic support services for people with complex needs.
06/04/2022 £50,000 £549,525 EVA WOMEN'S AID LTD Refurbishing a six flat/one cottage property for use as longer-term, move-on accommodation for women ready to leave our Safe House Supported Housing.
08/02/2022 £37,986 £64,754 WEST NORFOLK BEFRIENDING To fund a (two year) 30 hour a week post to assess, match and support befriending for isolated / lonely older people in West Norfolk.
26/01/2022 £100,000 £121,941 THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF STOCKTON-ON-TEES ST PETER We want to develop our building into a community hub with kitchen and toilet facilities, improved accessibility, a new, welcoming entranceway and AV technologies.
04/01/2022 £2,000 JUBILEE TRUST ALMSHOUSES Annual Grant to Jubilee Trust Almshouses - 2021/2022
04/01/2022 £250 £151,201 ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH FRAMLINGHAM Earl of Surrey's Tomb - Annual maintenance grant
01/12/2021 £85,000 £14,821,428 BUSINESS IN THE COMMUNITY Mancroft Loneliness Project.
06/10/2021 £35,000 YOUR OWN PLACE CIC To support the Your Own Place Advisory Board.
01/07/2021 £100,000 £490,336 WINNER THE PRESTON ROAD WOMEN'S CENTRE We want to add resource to the grant fund we administer which helps women's sector organisations to upskill themselves to develop housing for vulnerable women.
08/03/2021 £250 £166,252 ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH FRAMLINGHAM Earl of Surrey's Tomb - Annual maintenance grant
27/01/2021 £37,500 £25,499 THE LIVING ROOM GREAT YARMOUTH In support of core costs.
27/01/2021 £33,275 KEY FUND INVESTMENTS LIMITED To support charities and social enterprises in Northumbria and Lincolnshire to adapt, survive and thrive in the face of Covid-19, through the provision of grants.
18/01/2021 £5,491 £304,943 ST CUTHBERT'S CHURCH, NORTH WEMBLEY To support the ongoing delivery of the 'Memory Cafe at Home' for the next 6 months.
07/12/2020 £40,000 £91,262 ADVICE SUPPORT KNOWLEDGE INFORMATION Core Funding
07/12/2020 £150,000 £2,698,000 NORFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION Grants for loneliness organisations in Norfolk
23/11/2020 £1,142 £2,188,771 HOUSE OF ST BARNABAS To support the transition of their delivery model and bring their hospitality function in-house.
23/11/2020 £9,000 £804,939 FAMILY GATEWAY Towards the purchase of a van that will deliver hot food to families living in poverty, as well as increase revenue to help the organisation to support more families in poverty.
23/11/2020 £1,621 £410,364 FUTURE REGENERATION OF GRANGETOWN To support the development of its play village to support more children with special educational needs and their carers, as well as increase revenue to help them continue to support their community.
11/11/2020 £2,000 JUBILEE TRUST ALMSHOUSES Annual Grant to Jubilee Trust Almshouses - 2019/2020
06/10/2020 £75,000 £281,260 FOOTPRINTS IN THE COMMUNITY Footprints in the Community exists to help reduce poverty and isolation in one of the most deprived areas in the country through various projects
24/09/2020 £5,000 £35,810,000 FAMILY ACTION To help with the running of the Community Garden, providing an area for social distanced interaction during the winter.
22/09/2020 £75,000 £724,441 KATHERINE LOW SETTLEMENT Core Funding
22/09/2020 £66,024 £332,948 SYDENHAM GARDEN Sow and Grow Re-Imagined
14/09/2020 £4,960 £1,234,554 FORESIGHT (NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE) LIMITED To assist with the organisation's Covid-19 response and recovery by supporting the continuation and expansion of a hot meal delivery service for those in need.
09/09/2020 £1,144 £2,250,591 YMCA NORTH TYNESIDE To purchase an electric bike, trailer and safety helmet to enable the charity to continue to deliver meals to socially isolated older people and grow the market of their takeaway service.
02/07/2020 £30,000 £213,736 INVESTING IN PEOPLE AND CULTURE Supporting asylum-seekers and refugees, who are skilled professionals, to enter UK employment, by providing tailored, intensive, technical English language training and offering work-placements through partner organisations.
02/07/2020 £12,472 £227,748 MUSIC IN DETENTION A programme of music-making activities to support the wellbeing of detainees at Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre in Lincolnshire.
02/07/2020 £35,000 £223,194 TEES VALLEY COMMUNITY ASSET PRESERVATION TRUST Supporting the sustainability of Hemlington Lake Recreation Centre through the refurbishment of a community hall.
29/04/2020 £75,000 £172,503 CREST (COMPACT FOR RACE EQUALITY IN SOUTH TYNESIDE) Core funding for a charity that seeks to improve the lives of people from a range of backgrounds in South Tyneside; tackling race inequality and encouraging community cohesion.
29/04/2020 £30,000 £46,708 MISSION INITIATIVE NEWCASTLE EAST To develop St Michael's Church, Byker, into a space that serves the community and as the base for the church's families and youthwork.
29/04/2020 £90,000 £249,542 OPEN DOOR NORTH EAST Core costs for a Middlesbrough based charity that supports refugees.
29/04/2020 £50,000 £2,698,000 NORFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION To encourage innovation and sustainable growth amongst Norfolk's charities, in the light of Covid-19, by investing in organisational change and development.
30/01/2020 £44,141 £2,698,000 NORFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION Additional funding and 10% contribution
30/01/2020 £74,175 £292,723 NORTH NORFOLK COMMUNITY TRANSPORT Dial-a-Ride Service
30/01/2020 £120,000 £2,607,390 VISION NORFOLK Sports, Leisure and Social Activities for People with Sight Loss
04/12/2019 £99,908 £847,892 AGE CONCERN - NORWICH A project that offers isolated older people living in Norwich the opportunity to re-engage with the community by participating in activities and receiving professional advice
18/09/2019 £10,000 INDEPENDENCE AT HOME To maintain active living and independence and reduce isolation and loneliness for 150 highly vulnerable older people, 50+, over the next three years.
18/09/2019 £100,000 £68,109 LINKING LIVES UK To engage with and support isolated older people in Norfolk and the UK through inter-generational activities, befriending and development of community activities.
18/09/2019 £37,500 £2,330,375 R L GLASSPOOL CHARITY TRUST The provision of small grants for essential household items, for people aged 55 and over to enable them to live well in their own homes.
18/09/2019 £40,000 £68,589 YOPEY To equip young people to volunteer to befriend lonely elderly people who have dementia in the most deprived ward in Norfolk.
27/08/2019 £250 £156,539 ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH FRAMLINGHAM Earl of Surrey's Tomb - annual maintenance grant
26/06/2019 £100,000 £549,380 CREATIVE ARTS EAST Improving the wellbeing of older people through creative participation
26/06/2019 £75,000 £2,698,000 NORFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION Connecting Older People Fund
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Cumulative Grants
Amount Grantee
£702,741 NORFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
£170,000 CREST (COMPACT FOR RACE EQUALITY IN SOUTH TYNESIDE)
£167,963 NORTH NORFOLK COMMUNITY TRANSPORT
£120,000 VISION NORFOLK
£100,000 WINNER THE PRESTON ROAD WOMEN'S CENTRE
£100,000 THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF STOCKTON-ON-TEES ST PETER
£100,000 LINKING LIVES UK
£100,000 CREATIVE ARTS EAST
£99,908 AGE CONCERN - NORWICH
£99,000 THE BENJAMIN FOUNDATION
£96,621 FUTURE REGENERATION OF GRANGETOWN
£90,000 TRINITY HOSPITAL CASTLE RISING
£90,000 OPEN DOOR NORTH EAST
£90,000 AGE CONCERN NORFOLK
£85,000 BUSINESS IN THE COMMUNITY
£83,030 CARING TOGETHER CHARITY
£75,000 KATHERINE LOW SETTLEMENT
£75,000 FOOTPRINTS IN THE COMMUNITY
£73,240 HANDCRAFTED PROJECTS
£66,024 SYDENHAM GARDEN
£65,000 TRINITY HOSPITAL CLUN
£50,000 EVA WOMEN'S AID LTD
£40,000 YOPEY
£40,000 ADVICE SUPPORT KNOWLEDGE INFORMATION
£37,986 WEST NORFOLK BEFRIENDING
£37,500 THE LIVING ROOM GREAT YARMOUTH
£37,500 R L GLASSPOOL CHARITY TRUST
£35,000 YOUR OWN PLACE CIC
£35,000 TEES VALLEY COMMUNITY ASSET PRESERVATION TRUST
£33,275 KEY FUND INVESTMENTS LIMITED
£30,000 MISSION INITIATIVE NEWCASTLE EAST
£30,000 INVESTING IN PEOPLE AND CULTURE
£20,000 PRISCILLA BACON HOSPICE
£12,472 MUSIC IN DETENTION
£10,000 INDEPENDENCE AT HOME
£9,000 FAMILY GATEWAY
£7,380 SHOTESHAM BOWLS CLUB
£6,000 JUBILEE TRUST ALMSHOUSES
£5,491 ST CUTHBERT'S CHURCH, NORTH WEMBLEY
£5,000 FAMILY ACTION
£4,960 FORESIGHT (NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE) LIMITED
£2,000 HOUSING PATHWAYS TRUST
£1,250 ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH FRAMLINGHAM
£1,144 YMCA NORTH TYNESIDE
£1,142 HOUSE OF ST BARNABAS
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