Grant maker

Barrow Cadbury
(Registered Charity No: 1115476)
Charities Commission data
Who they support

There are four programmes: Criminal Justice, Migration, Economic Justice and Social Investment

Grant criteria

UK only, usually national or Birmingham area, Looking for long-term solutions and structural change by addressing the root causes of inequality.

Grant details

Typically £20-100,000

Application procedure

Online enquiry form, no time limits

Grants made

Over the last five years they've made 364 significant donations totalling £15,795,389

When Amount Grantee To be used for
30/11/2018 £20,000 Common Vision UK To support Common Vision to grow the activities and networks of its Responsible Tax Lab.
30/11/2018 £25,000 The Royal Society for Public Health To develop a blended finance fund for organisations tackling health inequalities and complex wellbeing issues in Birmingham.
30/11/2018 £192,000 Birmingham Settlement For hosting the secretariat of the NGO migration networking and advocacy project.
30/11/2018 £12,100 The Civil Liberties Trust To support research on the costs of indefinite immigration detention.
30/11/2018 £30,000 Gingerbread To raise awareness of the impact of the poverty premium on people's lives
30/11/2018 £30,000 Sumerian Foundation To develop a learning platform for venture philanthropy to enable wider access to patient capital for VCSEs in the UK
31/10/2018 £59,100 LCCDA Management Co-operative Ltd (CASE) Provide social investment capacity building and enterprise development across the East Midlands
31/10/2018 £100,000 AGENDA: For women and girls Funding to enable AGENDA to continue its work influencing policy and practice for women and girls at risk
30/09/2018 £50,000 More in Common To support More in Common's UK research
30/09/2018 £30,200 Release Legal and Emergency Drugs Services To Improve young adult interactions with Police Officers through better communications enabling encounters to be managed confidently.
30/09/2018 £25,700 Together for Mental Wellbeing To disseminate good practice for young adults in custodial services.
30/09/2018 £90,000 Runnymede Trust To provide evidence-based policy and advocacy work on race equality.
30/09/2018 £80,000 Child Poverty Action Group To collect data on the impact of welfare reform and use this to influence policy change at an early stage.
30/09/2018 £56,500 Migrant Voice To support Migrant Voice's network in Birmingham (2018-2020)
30/09/2018 £30,000 Sheila McKechnie Foundation Continuing to build capacity and make the case for civil society's role in creating positive social change
30/09/2018 £75,000 We Belong To support We Belong's campaigning work and youth development
30/09/2018 £50,000 UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group To support UKLGIG's policy and campaigning work
30/09/2018 £100,000 Network of European Foundations To support EPIM's migration and integration work.
30/09/2018 £108,500 Revolving Doors Agency Developing and sharing trauma informed policing practice for young adults.
30/09/2018 £60,000 British Institute of International and Comparative Law To support an independent commission on UK counter-terrorism legislation, policy and practice
30/09/2018 £31,250 Just for Kids Law To seek changes to how the courts deal with people who commit offences as children but are charged or sentenced after the age of 18.
30/09/2018 £45,000 PACT (Prison Advice and Care Trust) Evaluation of a project to support the embedding of trauma-informed practices into the regime at HMYOI Brinsford.
30/09/2018 £18,500 Women in Prison Ltd To raise awareness in Parliament of the 40 specialist Women's Centres who support women affected by the criminal justice system.
31/08/2018 £60,000 Bristol and Bath Regional Capital (BBRC) Bridging the support gap between infrastructure organisations and the requirements of social investment intermediaries, by working in partnership with Voscur.
31/08/2018 £23,500 Finance Innovation Lab Convening to promote ideas and partnership for data-driven financial innovation to address social and environmental problems.
31/08/2018 £30,000 Manchester Metropolitan University To better understand the experience of women who have been prosecuted using joint enterprise (secondary liability) laws.
31/08/2018 £59,120 Voscur To address the gap in the enterprise development support for VCSEs moving from grant funding to a blended finance model, in partnership with Bristol and Bath Regional Capital (BBRC).
31/08/2018 £15,000 West Midlands Funders Network To support the continued development of WMFN
31/08/2018 £30,000 Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations Consolidation of ACEVO's strategy refresh
31/08/2018 £12,500 National Council for Voluntary Organisations Dissemination of the Code and raising awareness of governance issues among charities
31/07/2018 £20,000 Birmingham & Solihull Social Economy Consortium CIC To develop social value and social enterprise opportunities within Birmingham and the West Midlands Combined Authority.
30/06/2018 £60,000 Philanthropy Impact To roll out training and support for financial advisors and increase giving by high net worth individuals
30/06/2018 £50,000 The National Autistic Society To better understand the experience of young adults with autism in the Criminal Justice System (CJS).
30/06/2018 £40,000 Roma Support Group To support policy and campaigning work.
30/06/2018 £103,000 Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) To accelerate the adoption of Local Wealth Building practice in the UK so that it becomes a guiding principle of local economic development.
30/06/2018 £50,000 Community Catalysts CIC To evaluate and build an evidence base on the local economic impact of community enterprises to the health and social care sector.
30/06/2018 £60,000 Positive Money To maintain strong civil society voice in debate around the decline of cash, the rise of digital currencies and the relaxing of certain financial regulations within the context of Brexit.
30/06/2018 £28,600 Spice Innovations Limited Building a policy approach and influencing for Time Credits.
31/05/2018 £10,000 Community Links To work with the local community to find solutions to gun and knife crime
30/04/2018 £39,000 CERT Ltd To address risk aversion and VCSE concerns in relation to social investment, through structured peer visits and masterclasses.
30/04/2018 £60,000 Community Action Suffolk To increase the number of organisations in Suffolk receiving social investment.
30/04/2018 £60,000 Disability Rights UK To research and explore practical means through which user-led organisations (ULOs) can better engage with social investment, and to develop Disability Rights UK as a social investment broker
30/04/2018 £31,650 Hastings Voluntary Action To develop a Social Enterprise Support Service (SESS) to strengthen relationships between social enterprises and social investment intermediaries.
30/04/2018 £21,000 Peterborough Council for Voluntary Service To support the growth of social investment in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire
30/04/2018 £10,000 Citizens UK To support the Kindertransport Legacy campaign
30/04/2018 £21,000 Medway Voluntary Action Medway Voluntary Action (MVA) will create a social enterprise champions programme by recruiting local sector leaders who will be trained to act as advocates and mentors for social investment.
30/04/2018 £38,600 Plymouth VCSE A joint initiative across three infrastructure organisations to create a viable and vibrant market for social finance in Exeter and Devon.
30/04/2018 £50,000 Consortium of LGBT Voluntary and Community Organisations To train LGBT Consortium staff to build knowledge in social investment finance and support VCSE members to achieve social investment.
30/04/2018 £30,000 Focus On Labour Exploitation CIC To support FLEX's communications work.
30/04/2018 £51,500 Sefton Council for Voluntary Service Explore and test local social investment models that increase community resilience through prevention and early intervention.
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