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Our Grants Programme

The Racing Foundation offers three funding rounds a year and accepts applications from registered charities whose projects directly benefit the horseracing and Thoroughbred breeding industry.

Three types of grants are offered:

Small Grants – of up to £10,000

Open Grants – from £10,000 upwards

Equine Science Research Grants

All applications are to be submitted via an online system and further information on what we do and don’t fund; what will be involved in the application process and what the deadline dates are, can be found below.

Other grant-making organisations

The Racing Foundation is aware of other grant-making organisations that have supported projects being delivered by charities for the benefit of the racing industry.

For further information and to seek advice regarding possible grant applications, please refer to the details provided below.

The Voice of Racing - The Sir Peter O'Sullevan Charitable Trust

One funding round per year - applications to be submitted by the last day of November for consideration by Trustees the following January.


Nigel Payne, Trustee

07768 025265/

The Alborada Trust

For applications please refer to the Trust’s website to complete an online eligibility questionnaire before receiving an application form.


Jeremy Richardson OBE, Secretary

Anne Duchess of Westminster’s Charity

Online applications accepted up to 4 weeks before the Charity’s next Trustee meeting, the date of which is available on the above website.


Kate Williams, Charity Manager

The Childwick Trust

Applications accepted twice a year:

1st April – 30th April for consideration in July

1st October – 30th October for consideration in January


Kirsty Jones, Administrator

01727 844666/

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