Since the Barbara Ward Children's Foundation was registered by the Charity Commission in December 2001 the Trustees have reviewed over 3,500 grant requests and have committed over £7 million to around 300 organisations. The charity has made grants in respect of charitable activities throughout the United Kingdom, but also around the world, helping children in Barbados, Belarus, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Kosovo, Malawi, Nepal, the Philippines, Romania, Russia, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine and Zambia.

The BWCF is a small grant-making body that helps the smaller non-religious charities to serve severely disadvantaged children anywhere in the world where our grants are likely to make a real difference. To do this the BWCF focuses its support on financially healthy children’s charities where funding is not forthcoming from statutory bodies, where incomes and fund balances are constantly put to good use and where administration overheads are kept to a minimum. We welcome all applications that fit these simple criteria.

The Foundation's Chairman of Trustees is Barbara herself, with support from six further trustees: Chris Banks, Brian Walters, Ken Parker, Alan Gardner, David Bailey and Chris Brown.

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Sample collection of stories...
S.A.L.V.E.
Village Foundations
Kangaroos
The Ear Foundation
Aidis Trust
Cued Speech Association
SKIDZ
Disability Challengers
Asian Students Christian Trust
The Reedham Children's Trust
The Promise
The PACE Centre
Kenya Education Partnership
The Green Light Trust
National Blind Children's Society
Sunshine Early Stimulation Centre
New College Worcester
SELFA
Fun in Action For Children
Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland
Whoopsadaisy
Autism Bedfordshire
Daisy Garland
Sebastian's Action Trust
Let Us Play
FARA
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Support UK
Kidscape
The Rainbow Trust
Hope House
AT Society
Ambitious About Autism
Deafway
Dogs For The Disabled
The Spring Centre
SupportLine
Huntington's Disease Association
React - Rapid Effective Assistance for Children with Potentially Terminal illness
CHICKS
Honeypot
Hopscotch
Over The Wall
The Wingate Centre
The Bubble Foundation
Project Harar
MERU
DEBRA
Starlight
SASBAH
WellChild
Hop, Skip & Jump
The Children's Adventure Farm Trust
Rochdale Special Needs Cycling Club
Panathlon Challenge
The Youth Adventure Trust
Adventure Unlimited
How to apply for a grant
Complete List of Grants

A selection of grant recipients is listed below. Click on the logo for a link to their website.


Rainbow Trust

DebRA

MERU

Reedham Children's Trust


Ambitious About Autism

PACE Centre

Rainbow Centre

Richard House


bibic

WellChild

Dame Vera Lynn Trust

Bobath Centre


Elizabeth Foundation

Shooting Star

Disability Challengers

Hope House


Every Child

SMA Support UK

Starlight

Honeypot

The Barbara Ward Children’s Foundation

85 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 1AE

Tel: 020 7222 7040 | Fax: 020 7222 6208

Email: [email protected]

Registered Charity No: 1089783 Registered in England No: 4213963