Grant maker

Ab Charitable Trust
(Registered Charity No: 1000147)
Charities Commission data
Who they support

Applications are particularly welcomed from charities working to support: migrants, refugees and asylum seekers criminal justice and penal reform human rights, particularly access to justice

Grant criteria

ABCT supports charities working where human dignity is imperilled and where there are opportunities for human dignity to be affirmed. Grants are normally awarded only to charities registered and working in the UK. Individuals are not eligible for supportm ABCT tends to support charities with annual income between £150k and £1.5m that do not have substantial investments or surpluses. ABCT does not normally fund charities with large national or international links.

Grant details

Typically £10-20,000

Application procedure

Online application form, quarterly review dates

Grants made

Over the last five years they've made 279 significant donations totalling £3,473,000

When Amount Grantee To be used for
31/12/2017 £15,000 Circles South West £15,000 towards the Prison Project (working with men pre release, through the gate and on into the community)
31/12/2017 £10,000 Hibiscus Initiatives £10,000 towards legal clinics to support foreign national BMER women
31/12/2017 £15,000 AIRE Centre £15,000 towards core costs
31/12/2017 £15,000 North East Law Centre £15,000 towards core costs for the Specialist Education advice service
31/12/2017 £10,000 Asylum Welcome £10,000 towards core costs
31/12/2017 £20,000 Avon and Bristol Law Centre £20,000 towards the running costs of the asylum and immigration team
31/12/2017 £15,000 OPEN DOOR NORTH EAST £15,000 towards Asylum Support Project Workers salary and related core costs
31/12/2017 £15,000 West Yorkshire Community Chapliancy Project £15,000 towards 'through the gate' work
31/12/2017 £20,000 North of England Refugee Service £20,000 towards core costs
31/12/2017 £15,000 BOUNCE BACK FOUNDATION £15,000 towards core costs
31/12/2017 £15,000 Greenwich Housing Rights £15,000 towards the Greenwich Migrant Hub
31/12/2017 £20,000 Afghan Association Paiwand £20,000 towards the post of Advocacy Service Manager
31/12/2017 £15,000 Slough Refugee Support £15,000 towards core costs
31/12/2017 £15,000 Nottingham Arimathea Trust £15,000 towards core costs and salaries
31/12/2017 £10,000 Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre £10,000 towards legal advice for asylum seekers
31/12/2017 £20,000 Praxis Community Projects £20,000 towards core costs
31/12/2017 £10,000 Yarl's Wood Befrienders £10,000 towards core costs
31/12/2017 £10,000 Venture Scotland £10,000 towards the Pathfinder project, a partnership programme with Police Scotland for 40 young people.
31/12/2017 £10,000 Project Seventeen (AKA Project 17) £10,000 towards core costs
31/12/2017 £10,000 Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO (CHAC) £10,000 towards CHAC's on the job training programme
31/12/2017 £15,000 Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality £15,000 towards a Project Officer/ Practice Manager for the Suffolk Law Centre
31/12/2017 £15,000 Detention Action £15,000 towards core costs
31/12/2017 £10,000 Refugee Survival Trust £10,000 towards core costs
30/09/2017 £20,000 Refugee and MIgrant Centre £20,000 towards core costs
30/09/2017 £10,000 The Prison Phoenix Trust £10,000 towards core costs
30/09/2017 £10,000 Direct Help & Advice £10,000 towards the salary of a Solicitor/ Caseworker
30/09/2017 £10,000 Action in the Community Trust - t/a The Speakeasy £10,000 towards a Solicitor focusing on support of clients accused of benefit fraud.
30/09/2017 £10,000 Southwark Law Centre £10,000 towards core costs of the immigration team
30/09/2017 £10,000 The Comfrey Project £10,000 towards core costs
30/09/2017 £10,000 The Footprints Project £10,000 towards core costs
30/09/2017 £20,000 Helen Bamber Foundation £20,000 towards core costs
30/09/2017 £10,000 Bedfordshire Refugee and Asylum Seeker Support (BRASS) £10,000 towards core costs
30/09/2017 £15,000 Disability Law Service £15,000 towards core costs
30/09/2017 £20,000 Action Foundation £20,000 towards the salary of the Action Hosting Co-ordinator. Action Hosting matches destitute asylum seekers to a volunteer offering a spare room.
30/09/2017 £10,000 Room to Heal £10,000 towards core costs
30/09/2017 £10,000 Kainos Community £10,000 towards the 2nd year of the Pathways to Change pilot project, delivering community rehabilitation for ex-offenders.
30/09/2017 £15,000 Hope Projects £15,000 towards core costs
30/09/2017 £10,000 Refugee and Migrant Forum of Essex and London (RAMFEL) £10,000 towards core costs
30/09/2017 £10,000 Feltham Community Chaplaincy Trust £10,000 towards core salary costs
30/09/2017 £10,000 Airdrie Citizens Advice Bureau £10,000 towards core costs of Lanarkshire Law Centre
30/06/2017 £10,000 Notre Dame Refugee Centre £10,000 towards core costs
30/06/2017 £15,000 Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants £15,000 towards work of policy team
30/06/2017 £10,000 International Care Network £10,000 towards delivering services
30/06/2017 £15,000 Legal Advice Centre (University House) £15,000 towards the expansion of the Advocacy Project through developing collaborations and partnerships
30/06/2017 £15,000 Bristol Refugee Rights £15,000 towards Asylum Support Advice Project
30/06/2017 £10,000 Agnes Smith Advice Centre (legal name Blackbird Leys Neighbourhood Support Scheme Ltd) £10,000 towards core costs
30/06/2017 £10,000 Redress Trust £10,000 towards core costs
30/06/2017 £10,000 Medical Justice £10,000 towards core costs
30/06/2017 £10,000 Migrants Organise £10,000 towards core costs
30/06/2017 £15,000 Storybook Dads £15,000 towards helping imprisoned parents to maintain family contact
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