The Ridley Family Charity

The Ridley Family Charity

The Ridley Family Charity

The Ridley Family Charity was established in 2013 and awards grants for voluntary and community projects based and operating in South East Northumberland.  The Trustees meet twice a year in March and September.  Grants awarded will be for a minimum of £1,000 up to £5,000.

What can be funded
•    Children and Young People
•    Education
•    Health and Medical
•    Community Activities
•    Older People's Projects
•    Wildlife Conservation

What will not be funded:
•    Sponsorships
•    Animal Welfare Charities
•    Individuals or projects that generate income for personal gain
•    Retrospective grants
•    Replacing statutory responsibility (for example school curriculum activities)
•    Political campaigns
•    Promotion of Religious groups or Religious campaigns
•    Anything that could bring the reputation of the Charity into disrepute
•    Repayment of loans or debts.

Who can apply:
Constituted voluntary and community groups based and operating within South East Northumberland.

How to apply:
Please check the criteria, and send just one, short paragraph to us to explain how you meet the charity requirments.  This information should be sent to:

The Administrator:

Mrs Michelle Cairns, Estate Secretary

Blagdon Estate Office
Seaton Burn
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE13 6DE

Application Form