Hackney Parochial Charities

What we cannot fund:

  • General appeals or letters requesting donations (Hackney Parochial Charities application forms must be used)
  • Local authorities or work usually considered a statutory responsibility
  • Schools, colleges or universities (including schools for pupils with disabilities). The Trustees will, however, consider hardship applications made by individuals
  • Organisations that do not provide direct services to clients (such as umbrella, second tier or grant-making organisations)
  • Running costs of hospices, except for project applications;
  • Feasibility studies
  • Professional associations, or training for professionals
  • Organisations that do not have charitable aims (such as companies limited by shares and commercial companies)
  • Overseas trips, passports or visas
  • Family holidays (apart from project applications for group trips)
  • heritage projects, unless they may be considered as educational in the broadest sense
  • Environmental conservation projects
  • Social research
  • Campaigning or lobbying projects, or general awareness raising work
  • Projects where the main focus is website development or maintenance
  • IT equipment. The Trustees, will, however, consider hardship applications made by individuals
  • Debt of any kind
  • Daily living costs, rent or utility bills
  • Retrospective grants
  • More than 2 individual grant applications within 5 years will not be funded

South Hackney Parochial Charity

What we cannot fund:

  • Anything covered by regular state financial support
  • Higher education grants
  • Grants to people living out of the area
  • Retrospective grants

If the individual lives outside the area of benefit, or the application does not fit our criteria, the please see the Other Help page for additional support.

West Hackney Parochial Charity

What we cannot fund:

  • Second or Masters degrees
  • Organisations and individuals that are outside the area of benefit
  • Retrospective grants
Food Lifeline, ZSV Trust
Food Lifeline, ZSV Trust