The Handsworth Charity

Small grants are given to people who live in the Ancient Parish of Handsworth in Birmingham and are in need. Grants of no more than £500 may be made to help with essential household items such as bedding, carpets, cookers, fridges, small property repairs.

Last updated on 9 May 2019

Who is eligible?

People who live in the Ancient Parish of Handsworth in Birmingham and are in need. Visit The Handsworth Charity's website to see if you live within the charity's are of benefit.

How to apply?

Please note: individuals should not apply directly. A referral agency, such as social services or Birmingham Asian Resource Centre, should apply on an individual's behalf.

Trustees meet three times a year, usually in mid March, mid July and mid November, to consider applications. The deadline for receiving applications is one month before the meeting. The trustees will contact the applicant about a week after the meeting to tell them whether they have been successful or not.

Successful applicants will need to provide receipts for purchases of goods they make with the grant.

Contact details

109 Court Oak Road
Birmingham
West Midlands
B17 9AA
Email: info@handsworth-charity.com
Web: http://www.handsworth-charity.com/