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The Foundation was established by the family of Sir Robert McAlpine and gives grants to support small charities situated throughout the UK that fall within specific categories - namely children, youth, the elderly, social and medical research. 

We particularly like to support projects where our funding can make a real difference.

We support registered charities which meet the following criteria:


  • Total income should be less than £1m per annum

  • The funds must be used for a UK-based project

  • We do not fund fundraising activities

  • We do not support fund raising by established charities for a target sum

  • The work of the charity for which the appeal is being made must fall within one of the following categories:

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