Hull Activity Grants

Two Ridings Community Foundation are working in partnership with Rank Foundation, Esmee Fairbairn Foundation and The Alderman Jackson Fund to administer the Hull Activity Grants. The Alderman Jackson’s Appeal Trust Fund was originally established in 1956 to support residents of Kingston Upon Hull. In 2019 the name was changed to The Alderman Jackson Fund. This fund if managed by Two Ridings Community Foundation and was a key initial donation to a local fund for Hull.

The Hull Activity Grants are designed to help voluntary organisations, community groups, small charities and other types of not for profit organisation based in the area served by Hull City Council. Grants are available to help groups undertake activities which will help to strengthen local communities and build connectivity between people (community capital).

Projects must aim to address local needs. Priority will be given to projects where the grant covers the majority of the project costs.

Activities that could be funded:

  • Host community events
  • Purchasing new equipment/materials
  • Setting up a new pilot project / starting a new group
  • Staffing costs/volunteer expenses/professional fees
  • Transport Costs
  • Social Action Projects

Please note: Successful applicants should wait one year from their original application date to apply again for a Hull Activity Grants. Multiple applications within one year will not be considered.

Size of grants

Grants are available up to £1000

Who can apply?

Groups must:

  • Serve the communities based in the area served by Hull City Council
  • Be a voluntary organisation, community group, small charity or other not for profit organisation
  • Have a bank account in the group’s name (with two unrelated signatories)
  • Have a management committee with at least 3 unrelated members

When to apply?

The final round for Hull Activity Grants will be Summer 2023.


Areas covered