Please note that these grants are not available for hospices

Our Early Years Opportunities programme is open to charities that help disadvantaged children and young people overcome the barriers they face to achieve the best possible start in life.

Small Grants

Large Grants

Application deadlines

Small grants

Application deadline Outcome notification
1 July – 31 August 2020 (4pm) March 2021
1 October – 23 December 2020 (4pm) June 2021
1 March – 31 May (4pm) October 2021

Large grants

First stage application deadline Outcome notification
1 July – 31 July 2020 (5pm) March 2021
1 September – 31 October 2020 (5pm) June 2021
1 February – 31 March 2021 (5pm) October 2021

Further information

If after looking at our FAQs you need further information please call  020 3146 3337 or email

If you are a Freemason who is interested in referring a charity for a grant, please do not hesitate to share this page with the organisation or give them our contact details so we can advise them on how to apply.