APPLICATION DEADLINE – Please note that applications will now be accepted up to 1st September for our November 2022 meeting.
Our average maximum award will revert to £20,000 for the foreseeable future. Please contact us if you are requesting a larger amount.
SMALL GRANTS: We can accept grant applications for up to £4,000 at any time. Please contact email@example.com if you wish to discuss a small grants application query with us.
If you would like to discuss an application before submission or have an urgent request, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
During periods of high application volumes there may be a delay in our reply to you. Please be patient and we will respond as soon as possible.
We are not currently accepting applications in relation to Lady Maria Fisher Foundation.
In relation to COVID-19:
- We are currently home working so please send applications by email
- If you are applying for emergency COVID funding please consider applications through links below in the first instance
- We are reacting to the crisis as dynamically as possible. Our criteria may change through this time because of this. Please contact us if you would like to discuss a potential application.
The Sir John Fisher Foundation is a charitable trust (UK registered charity number 277844), established in 1980 by Sir John and Lady Maria Fisher. The Foundation’s objective is to distribute its income to charitable causes, throughout the UK, but with special regard to those based in and working for the benefit of people living in Barrow-in-Furness and the Furness Peninsula.
COVID-19 RELATED APPLICATIONS
Please consider the following for applications and support:
The Foundation supports charitable causes particularly in the six categories of Maritime, Medical and Disability, Education, Music, Arts and Community projects in Barrow-in-Furness and the Furness Peninsula.
There are two Trustees meetings per year to allocate grants, at the beginning of May and November. Closing dates for applications are on the How to apply and Feedback page.