Grants Manager (Maternity Cover)

The Pilgrim Trust

Salary Circa. £38,000

Application deadline 3 April 2020

We are looking for a Grants Manager with a passion for tackling social disadvantage and complex needs, particularly as it relates to women and girls.  Working in a small team, the post holder will have primary responsibility for the Pilgrim Trust’s Social Welfare programme and oversee the Trust’s grant-making operation. They will also have the opportunity to influence the future strategy and policies of the Trust.

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Grant Assessor (Freelance)

Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust

Salary Freelance

Application deadline 10 April 2020

Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust makes grants to improve the lives of disadvantaged and marginalised people in Kent.  The Trust is looking to appoint a freelance grant assessor to assess applications submitted to our ‘Investing in Young People’ and ‘Investing in Families’ grant programmes.    

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Local Trust

Salary £28,000 - £32,000

Application deadline 10:00, 14 April 2020

Local Trust is seeking a new Researcher to join the Local Trust Research and Learning team. The researcher delivers an ambitious programme of direct and commissioned research and supports the head of research and learning in ensuring the effective evaluation of the Big Local programme. You will also support the sharing and dissemination of learning arising from research and evaluation to a diverse range of external audiences.

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Board Members

Smallwood Trust

Salary Board member roles are unremunerated but expenses are paid such as childcare and travel in order to support attendance at board meetings.

Application deadline 15 April 2020

The Smallwood Trust helps women on low incomes to become financially resilient – overcoming adversity to build a confident, positive and secure future. With c.£35 million investments, their grant-making provides life-changing funds for individual women, women’s voluntary sector organisations and practical policy initiatives that aim to promote systemic change.

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Evaluation Partner

The Mercers' Company

Application deadline 17 April 2020

The Mercers’ Company is currently seeking evaluation partners to conduct an evaluation of the funding of homeless projects by the Mercers’ Charitable Foundation and the Charity of Sir Richard Whittington.   The funding has been granted as part of the Church & Communities programme, if you would like more information about this please contact 


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Honorary Treasurer and Finance Trustee

Sir Halley Stewart Trust

Application deadline 27 April 2020

The Sir Halley Stewart Trust ( is a grant-making charity that awards circa £1,000,000 per year to innovative research and development projects in the medical, social and religious fields. The focus of the Trust’s work is the prevention of human suffering and distress, both in the UK and overseas.

The Trustee Board is comprised of specialists in the Trust’s fields of interest as well as a number of direct descendants of the founder, the pioneering industrialist and philanthropist Sir Halley Stewart. 

The Trust is now seeking two exceptional individuals to join the Board. Our current Honorary Treasurer will be retiring from the Board in summer 2020 and we are seeking their replacement. We are also taking this opportunity to recruit an additional Finance Trustee.

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Chair of the Board of trustees

Community Foundation

Application deadline 1 May 2020

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The Community Foundation is a leading regional charity with a strong national profile. Our mission is to grow giving and philanthropy by matching generous people with important community causes. We want to see communities thrive, with fairness and generosity changing lives and helping everyone feel they belong. Every year we award millions of pounds in grants to small, local charities through funds set up by our donors. 

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