The Ford Britain Trust is a grant making charity formed and funded by Ford Motor Company Limited, offering small grants to organisations across the UK. The Trust states it has the overall aim to help fund the education and advancement of neighbours of its operations.
The Trust funds across a range of objectives including:
- People with disabilities
- Youth Activities
- Local Communities
All applicants must be based close to one of Ford’s premises, which are found in the below locations (exceptions are sometimes made for initiatives in which Ford employees and retirees are involved), with the website offering details of the eligible postcodes:
- Essex (including East London)
- Bridgend (South Wales)
The Trust supports charities, schools and community organisation and does so through two grant programmes:
- Small grants: offering grants up to £250
- Large grants: offering grants up to £3,000
An application to apply for a grant can be downloaded from the Ford website, which once completed can be submitted via the post or email.