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Hedley Foundation

Summary: A charitable foundation which supports young people, the disabled and the terminally ill.

Contact Name
Pauline Barker

About Hedley Foundation

Grants are provided for projects focusing on the Foundation's objectives of supporting young people and for the subsiduary objectives of medical equipment for disabled people and the terminally ill. Most grants are one-off, with an average award of £3,000


  • The Foundation makes grants to small charities working with young people in the areas of Recreation, Sport, Training, Health and Welfare, Support and outdoor Education of young people between the ages of 11 and 25.
  • The Foundation is particularly keen on open air and adventure-type activities and the funding of appropriate kit and equipment.
  • The Foundation is keen to support small charities which can demonstrate achievement in persuading and deterring at-risk young people from proceeding further down the pathway to custody.
  • A secondary aim is to assist small charities helping with disabled and terminally ill young people through funding for specialist equipment, organised respite breaks and holidays.
  • The Foundation also supports young carers.
  • The Foundation provides limited bursary type funding to organisations which provide apprenticeships and specialist training for talented young people who, for want of money alone, are unable to develop their talents.

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