Peter Stebbings Memorial Charity

Grant Policy

Please note that the Charity does not fund individuals, only registered charities. The Charity receives more applications than it has funds to support. In many cases it may not be possible to make grants for projects within the funding priorities.

The Peter Stebbings Memorial Charity ("the Charity") gives grants exclusively to charities registered with the U.K. Charity Commission. Projects funded are usually delivered in London, and also in the developing world. Generally grants go to charities where the grant will make a difference and where the Trustees can see how the money is being used. Please note that charities not registered with the U.K. Charity Commission are not eligible to apply.

Other geographical areas within the UK are sometimes considered if there is a personal geographical connection with one of our trustees. If you are applying from outside of London (U.K. only) please email us first to check your eligibility:

Grants are made at regular intervals during the year and the total level of grants at present is approximately £350,000 a year.

  • The Trustees are concerned that their grant support will make a real difference to the work of applicant organisations.
  • Generally, the Trustees assist small to medium-sized charities with annual incomes of up to £5m.
  • The Trustees fund projects, but are willing to consider core funding for organisations whose work they know.
  • Local (London) charities have been helped where there is a link with the Trustees’ work or knowledge - this means London-based local charities, and not regional ones.

Restrictions and exclusions

The Charity will not assist:

  • individuals
  • large national or international charities
  • animal welfare
  • publications and journals (unless as part of a supported project)
  • general appeals
  • any charity whose beneficiaries are restricted to particular faiths
  • educational institutions, unless for a particular project the trustees wish to support
  • arts organisations, unless there is a strong social welfare focus to the work (e.g. community arts projects)
Grant Conditions

All grants are awarded subject to general and specific conditions which must be met. Click to Grant Conditions