Morrisons Foundation Grants

The Morrisons Foundation awards grant funding for charity projects which make a positive difference in local communities. 

Who can apply?
  • Charities registered with the Charity Commission or OSCR for a minimum of one year and whose documents (e.g. Financial Accounts) have been published on time.
  • Projects must support the local community in England, Scotland or Wales.
  • The fund will not part-fund projects.
The Foundation will not consider applications related to:
  1. Salaries and other running costs to support ongoing service delivery 
  2. Grants, bursaries etc. to individuals 
  3. Expeditions recreation or overseas travel 
  4. Fundraising events 
  5. Work that is primarily the statutory responsibility of public agencies 
  6. Promotion of religious or political messaging 
  7. Event sponsorship 
  8. Advertising, promotion or marketing of events or services 
  9. Overseas appeals 
  10. Conferences or seminars 
  11. Equipment which will be retained by individuals rather than the charity 
  12. Animal charities, unless the objective is to improve the lives of vulnerable or disadvantaged people 
  13. Projects being delivered outside England, Scotland or Wales 
  14. Sports-based charities, unless the objective is to improve the lives of vulnerable or disadvantaged people 
  15. Projects which could harm the reputation of the Foundation
What can you apply for / use the grant for?

You can apply for grants up to £25,000. However, the grant must be used to fully-fund an entire project.

Is there a deadline for applying?

There is no deadline for applying, it is a continuous rolling programme. All applications must be made online.

Further information and support

Guidance notes

Apply for grant funding here

You will need to have specific governance in place such as a constitution, accounts, a safeguarding policy, and a well considered budget breakdown. If you require support with this, please contact Herjeet at