The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust offers funding to UK registered charities whose work takes place in the UK and directly supports the theme(s) selected by the Trustees for that year. For 2021 their themes are: Homelessness, and refugees and asylum seekers.
The level of grant awarded is determined by the income of the charity:
- Grants of £1,000 are available for charities with an operating income of between £100,000 and £1 million.
- Grants of £5,000 are available for charities with a minimum operating income of £1 million. There is no maximum level.
The Trust awards grants of either £1,000 or £5,000 depending on the grant round:
- Round 1 - £1,000
- Round 2 - £5,000
- Round 3 - £1,000
- Round 4 - £5,000