Mercer's Charitable Foundation

(Registered Charity No: 326340)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
Main Overlaps with other Grant Makers
Sole supporter: 18% by number, 19% by value.
By ValueBy Number
Garfield Weston Foundation59%49%
National Lottery39%39%
The Henry Smith Charity27%21%
City Bridge Trust24%26%
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation20%17%
The Tudor Trust18%14%
The Clothworkers Foundation17%16%
Lloyds Bank Foundation16%11%
BBC Children in Need15%11%
Greater London Authority14%11%
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In this period they've made 76 significant donations to registered charities totalling £4,675,558

When Amount Grantee Donors To be used for
28/03/2019 £89,990 St Paul's Shadwell 1? St Paul’s Shadwell Community Hub
28/03/2019 £13,287 Passage 7? Home for Good prevents repeat homelessness by supporting volunteers partnered with someone with experience of homelessness, encouraging them in their goals and building community links.
28/03/2019 £100,000 National Churches Trust Cornerstone Grant Programme: funding new facilities that will enable wider use and major urgent repairs.
08/03/2019 £350,000 UK Career Academy Foundation 2? London whole school programme roll out to support young people and their careers
08/03/2019 £346,848 The EY Foundation 1? Unlocking Your Potential 2019-2021, place-based project in Lewisham working with young people to improve skills and experiences to connect them with employers
08/03/2019 £334,012 Drive Forward Foundation 9? Drive Forward Early Intervention Programme, helping and supporting care leavers to achieve their full potential with sustainable employment opportunities
08/03/2019 £350,000 Construction Industry Trust for Youth 8? Building Bridges to Construction Careers for young people in secondary school
12/02/2019 £30,000 Young Urban Arts Foundation (YUAF) 5? Explore Yu will empower and develop young people's musical talents via exciting artist-led workshops in the heart of communities/Pupil Referral Units. Progresses users into work/training arts opportunities including our youth-led music platform DejaYU
12/02/2019 £20,000 The Yard Theatre Ltd 4? Yardlings, to support children and young people in Stratford to learn about theatre and the cultural industries
12/02/2019 £20,000 Samuel Lithgow Youth Centre 4? Youth Projects - support for after school activities for young people in Camden to build their skills and wellbeing
12/02/2019 £20,000 React 3? The provision of equipment enabling terminally ill children in London greater access to nature and the outdoors.
12/02/2019 £40,000 Learning Through Horses 1? Equine Assisted Wellbeing project to build young people's confidence and wellbeing
12/02/2019 £47,969 Key4Life 8? Preventing at-risk young people in London from entering into a cycle of crime, through a unique combination of music, football, boxing, equine therapy and outdoor pursuits, accompanied by mentoring and workshops to build employability skills.
12/02/2019 £20,000 Farms for City Children 7? Helping inner city London children access the 'muck and magic' of a week long stay on a working farm and seeing them grow and develop, nurturing positive futures.
12/02/2019 £45,000 The Creative Dimension Trust 3? Fine craft skills courses for 14-18 year olds from disadvantaged backgrounds. The courses are taught by Craft Specialists who are acknowledged leaders in their fields to inspire careers where hand skills are required
12/02/2019 £24,000 Arts for All 2? Kaleidoscope Project, structured weekly art therapy sessions for disadvantaged communities in Tower Hamlets and Hackney
12/02/2019 £48,906 AHOY Centre 8? Pulling Together, providing water-based activities to disadvantaged young people in Deptford
30/01/2019 £63,659 A Way Out 10? Rise - support for families of women that are survival sex workers
30/01/2019 £20,000 St Alfege Church, Greenwich 3? Heart of Greenwich Project - community heritage education and outreach
30/01/2019 £9,546 Mission Initiative Newcastle East 1? The After School Drop In at St Michael's Church Centre
30/01/2019 £22,000 The Great Yarmouth Pathway 1? The Great Yarmouth Pathway is a volunteer led cafe serving hot meals, three times a week, to homeless and vulnerable members of the community. They provide a warm, safe space and signpost clients to additional organisations who can help
30/01/2019 £75,000 Gratitude Initiative 1? Introduce gratitude as a model and as generative image which has a potential to change the core narratives in the community
30/01/2019 £82,007 Christian Action & Resource Enterprise Ltd 3? "Touching lives with hope, transforming lives with action"
30/01/2019 £25,000 All Hallows Church Bow 6? AHABA cafe and community hub
22/01/2019 £46,614 SPACE 2? Artists and Older People Collaborate in Redbridge
22/01/2019 £60,000 Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation 5? Stoll's Health and Wellbeing programme - enriching the quality of life for older Veterans and Dependants, supporting them to live independently in their own homes for as long as possible.
22/01/2019 £29,412 Hammersmith Community Gardens Association 2? Grow Well - a project engaging older people with mental health problems in gardening
22/01/2019 £50,000 English National Ballet 4? English National Ballet Dance for Parkinson's - London
22/01/2019 £35,507 St Christopher's Hospice 5? Developing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) at St Christopher’s Hospice, to better support elderly end of life patients at home
22/01/2019 £50,000 Ashford Place 5? Ashford Place older person wellbeing project for people aged 55 -95+.
06/12/2018 £100,000 UnLtd 3? Solutions for an Ageing Society; supporting social entrepreneurs working with older people
06/12/2018 £36,670 Sudbury Neighbourhood Centre 6? Sudbury Live! A programme of creative and social events for people with dementia
06/12/2018 £42,913 Methodist Homes for the Aged 7? Ealing Live at Home Scheme
06/12/2018 £35,852 Calthorpe Project 3? Community Gardening and Food Growing for Older People
17/10/2018 £20,000 Stockton Hope 1? Stockton Hope Community Project
17/10/2018 £50,000 Ormiston Children and Families Trust 7? Mpower Norfolk - building stronger more resilient women, able to cope and support each other.
17/10/2018 £10,000 Norfolk Family Mediation Service 2? Give mediation a go – support towards core costs of running the mediation service
17/10/2018 £24,000 The Living Room Great Yarmouth 1? The Living Room Great Yarmouth - night shelter provision for people who are homeless
17/10/2018 £90,000 The Cinnamon Network 6? Project Lab 2019
17/10/2018 £40,000 Cardinal Hume Centre 9? The redevelopment of the Cardinal Hume Centre's Family Centre, Employment and Training Centre, Gateway, Advice Centre and Immigration Service.
17/10/2018 £80,100 Alnwick Garden Trust 1? The Alnwick Garden Grow into Work programme.
17/10/2018 £85,000 700 Club 7? The Lodge - supported B&B style accommodation for people with a housing crisis
12/10/2018 £25,000 RefugeeYouth 4? Wellbeing through Creative Arts for Young Refugees in London
12/10/2018 £49,856 A New Direction London Ltd 5? A Typical Artist - to support children and young people to be creative and experience culture, while identifying areas of inequality and campaigning for policy change
12/10/2018 £33,910 London Music Masters 3? LMM Learning – improving the well-being, raising the aspirations and nurturing the potential of primary school children across London, through an excellent music education.
12/10/2018 £30,000 London International Festival of Theatre (Lift) 6? UpLIFTers: A LIFT Tottenham Project, support for the youth aspect of the London International Festival Theatre
12/10/2018 £50,000 Heart 'n' Soul 9? Young People’s Programme: high quality creative and cultural activities delivered year-round that nurture the emotional wellbeing of young people with learning disabilities aged 10-25, enabling them to build skills, confidence, self-esteem and resilience.
12/10/2018 £40,000 DreamArts 3? DreamArts - core cost support
12/10/2018 £29,672 Camden People's Theatre 3? Camden Youth Theatre – an expansion of a proven high quality extra-curricular arts provision for young people living in Camden, particularly in the Somerstown / Regents Park wards.
12/10/2018 £20,000 British Exploring Society 4? Epic Adventures - supporting young people leaving care, to gain confidence, resilience and life skills, through access to nature and the outdoors.
12/10/2018 £20,000 Arvon Foundation 5? Creative Writing and Wellbeing: Arvon Schools Programme 2019/20
12/10/2018 £75,000 Art Against Knives 8? Creative Director post - an arts and youth engagement/education specialist to work across our projects and spaces over 2 years
28/09/2018 £74,455 United Kingdom Men's Sheds Association 7? Men’s Sheds Support Programme, through the provision of a new customer relations management system
28/09/2018 £30,750 Park Theatre 2? Reminiscence Project; utilising theatre to help people with dementia
28/09/2018 £60,000 Opening Doors London 8? ODL Arts and OUT - a programme of on and off-site activities delivered across London to promote engagement in creativity and the arts for the older LGBT+ community.
04/07/2018 £50,000 YMCA North Tyneside 11? Community Development Work in Cockfield and Evenwood, County Durham
04/07/2018 £10,000 St Michael’s Tidcombe PCC St Michael’s Church Tidcombe Restoration Campaign
04/07/2018 £100,000 Resources for Autism 9? Reach Out Family Support
04/07/2018 £100,000 The Parochial Church Council of the Ecclesiastical Parish of Kirkleatham 2? To rebuild a church and community centre on the site of St Hilda’s Church, Kirkleatham.
04/07/2018 £52,770 Parish Nursing Ministries UK 1? Supporting parish nursing projects to operate out of Churches in deprived areas of London, the East and North East of England
04/07/2018 £30,000 The Lambeth Trust 1? Annual contribution to support the Archbishop of Canterbury’s priorities.
04/07/2018 £100,000 Fusion UK 2? The Fusion Training proposal: 1. An accredited student work qualification; 2. Fusion-certified student work training; 3. Internal Fusion team training; 4. Multiplication of student leaders; 5. Firebrands conference
04/07/2018 £96,881 Family Gateway 8? Family Gateway Enterprises - Development of the Family and Community Enterprise Hub
04/07/2018 £30,000 Durham Diocesan Board of Finance 2? Durham Diocesan Church of England Ministerial Experience Scheme
04/07/2018 £99,000 Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland 2? Growth and Resilience Fund
04/07/2018 £41,755 Bible Society 1? Theos-Mercers' Research Partnership
27/06/2018 £36,000 Sydenham Garden 6? Sow & Grow
03/05/2018 £40,000 Spitalfields Music 5? The Endless Imagination Project: Using the arts and creativity to improve wellbeing and reduce isolation of older people in residential care, including those living with dementia.
03/05/2018 £75,000 Magic Me 8? Learning for All Ages (LFAA) - a 3 year programme of intergenerational arts activity, connecting 8 centres for older people with 8 primary schools in Tower Hamlets.Partner venues will grow sustainable relationships, and deliver ongoing activities
02/05/2018 £5,000 Independence at Home Block Grant in Aid Fund for home adaptations for older people with disabilities
02/05/2018 £10,000 Almshouse Association 1? Annual Grant
01/05/2018 £50,000 R L Glasspool Charity Trust 1? The Mercers' Company's Grants in Aid Programme, for white goods and household necessities
24/04/2018 £49,920 World Heart Beat Music Academy Ltd 3? Musical Communities
24/04/2018 £23,397 Partnership For Young London 6? Young Leaders Programme - a network for youth policy and practice
24/04/2018 £10,000 Bush Theatre - Alternative Theatre Company 5? Bush’s Young People Programme 2018-19 – changing lives through arts.
24/04/2018 £43,900 Bonny Downs Community Association 10? Grow Together Be Together Community Garden - Growing Strong
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