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Application process

Review our small grant application process and complete the pre-screening questionnaire below.


Small grant application deadline 

The small grant programme is a rolling programme. Therefore, you may apply for a small grant at any time. However, applications submitted one month before the small grant committee meeting will be considered at the next meeting.

The deadline for consideration at the May meeting of the Small Grants Committee is 9am on the 28th April 2022.

Please note that the Small Grant Committee considers applications in February, May, July and October.

Assessment process

  • Priority will be given to non-profit organisations of which HRH The Prince of Wales is Patron.
  • Initial assessment and shortlisting of the funding request will be carried out by an officer of The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund.
  • Awards will be decided by the Small Grant Committee.

What happens if your application is successful?

  • We will send you an award letter along with an award agreement and BACS form.
  • You must agree to the conditions of the grant by signing and returning the award agreement.
  • Payments will be made when the signed acceptance agreement and BACS forms are received.

Additional information - Churches and other places of worship

  • Please submit a short history of the church or place of worship; and
  • A photograph of the church or place of worship.
  • The history and photograph(s) should be sent to PWCF Office and Grants Coordinator, The Prince of Wales's Charitable Fund, 105 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QT or by email to

Useful information for all applicants

  • We aim to be a responsible and flexible grant-maker. Therefore, we will consider each funding application on its own merits.
  • We will send you a confirmation email to acknowledge the small grant application.
  • The confirmation email would include a copy of the information submitted to PWCF.
  • Successful applicants will be contacted one month after the Small Grant Committee meeting.
  • We will consider awarding single or multi-year grants.
  • Only one successful application will be considered from each organisation in any one year. However, unsuccessful applicants may re-apply for funding towards a different project.
  • A further application from a previous grantee will be considered two years from the date of the last successful application.
  • We will endeavor to notify any unsuccessful applicants. However, due to the volume of applications we receive, if you do not hear from us within six months of submitting your application then it is likely that the application was unsuccessful.
  • If you have any communication needs, please contact PWCF Office and Grants Coordinator by writing to The Prince of Wales's Charitable Fund, 105 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QT, calling +44 20 4551 9330 or emailing

Pre-screening questionnaire

The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund operates an open but focused small grants programme. To apply, please complete the questionnaire and follow the steps outlined:
1. Are you an independent UK registered not-for-profit organisation? *
2. Have you completed two years of activity? *
3. Are you able to submit your last year's accounts if required?*
4. Is the project / activity in any of the following areas? *
  • Heritage & Conservation
  • Education
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Social Inclusion
  • Environment
  • Countryside
5. Does your organisation have an annual income of £1 million or more? *
I confirm that I have read the Terms of Use as well as the Privacy Information Notice and that I consent to my personal data being used for the purpose of processing and managing the small grant application.

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Your application is not eligible for a small grant from The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund.

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You must have an income of less than £1 million to apply for a small grant from The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund.