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Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation supports projects and schemes in areas which fall within a postcode preceded by ‘TS’

We have three funding schemes – Awarding of Grants, Golden Giveaway and the FAST Fund.

£25,000 Golden Giveaway

Our Golden Giveaway is back for the first time since Covid – with a massive £25,000 waiting to be divided between worthy Teesside charities, not-for-profit organisations, community groups and schools.

A panel of our Patrons will select 24 worthy groups from across the region, each of whom will receive at least £500.

However, there’s the potential for them to win up to £5,000 when each good cause is featured on our Facebook page and the public are asked to vote for the one they believe most deserves the biggest share of the money.

Topping the vote will bring in £5,000, second place scoops £2,500, third and fourth place receive £1,750, fifth through to eighth place are awarded £1,500, while the remainder walk away with £500.

The money will be handed over to organisation representatives at a glittering pre-Christmas event at the home of Middlesbrough Football Club – the Riverside Stadium – on December 2.

Voting for the Golden Giveaway opens on Friday November 12, so watch out for how to cast yours nearer the time!

Community Group?Registered Charity?School?CIC / CIO?

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To check you are eligible to apply, please view our grant making policy here

Awarding of Grants

Applications are now open. The panel normally meet 3 times a year to review applications and the next meeting will be November 17th. Deadline for all applications will be Friday 5th November 2021

Click here to view our Grant Making Policy.

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The FAST Fund exists to provide financial support to Teesside’s talented sportspeople who have the ability to reach the very top in their chosen sport – but need additional resources.

Talented local sportsmen and women can apply for funds to enhance their sporting opportunities and develop their talent.

Whether it’s for an overseas competition or coaching opportunity, for vital equipment or some other crucial element to your development, you can apply for a grant from the FAST Fund.

The FAST Fund committee meets twice a year to review applications.

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