Trusts and foundations

We are so grateful for the support we receive from many charitable trusts, foundations, and institutional funders. Many of our boldest and most successful projects have only been possible thanks to the support of independent grant makers.

There are many opportunities for like-minded partners to join us in bringing about genuine change at a local and national level, whether that’s giving to our work as a whole or working with us on a special project.

Together, we can change things for the millions of people struggling with bad housing and homelessness. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you would like to make a donation, or to discuss which areas of our support services or campaigning work have the greatest synergy with your organisation's goals.

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Get in touch

If you have any questions about making a donation through a charitable trust, foundation, or institution, please contact Matt La Faci by phone on 0344 515 1577 or by email to

Featured partnerships

We are fortunate to receive support from a number of grant makers. Without this funding, many of our vital projects similar to those below just would not be possible.

Inspiring Change Manchester – Funded by National Lottery Community Fund

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We are very proud of our eight-year project (2014-2022) transforming support for people facing multiple disadvantages across Manchester. Service users and partners are coming together to develop a programme to make sure there are no ‘wrong doors’, and to help make Manchester’s systems and services work better for our members. 

Find out more.

Sheffield Intensive Family Support Service – BBC Children in Need

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A three-year collaboration (2017-2020) to help prevent families with children and young people from becoming homeless across Sheffield.

Shelter’s Hardship Fund – The Albert Hunt Trust

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The Albert Hunt Trust is generously supporting our Hardship Fund, which provides practical support to people facing a homelessness emergency. This can be by helping someone to furnish their accommodation, to pay for a travel pass so they can attend important appointments, or to buy clothing and other items for school or work. This fund helps hundreds of households across England every year.

The Justice First Fellowship – The Legal Education Foundation

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We are extremely proud to be part of the Legal Education Foundation’s Justice First Fellowship programme. Together we are supporting the training and development of the next generation of social welfare lawyers who will go on to become leaders in the field and important advocates for access to justice. The Foundation is currently supporting a trainee solicitor in our Strategic Litigation team and will soon also be supporting two further trainees – one in our Plymouth Hub and one in our Manchester Hub.