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Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation supports projects and schemes in areas which fall within a postcode preceded by ‘TS’
We have three funding schemes – Awarding of Grants, Golden Giveaway and the FAST Fund

Awarding of Grants

Our trustees meet four times a year to review applications.
Click here to view our Grant Making Policy.

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£20,000 Golden Giveaway

Our £20,000 Golden Giveaway will give 15 not-for-profit Teesside organisations a chance to share the cash.

They will each receive at least £500 – but they could win up to £5,000 if they receive more votes than their fellow charities in a public poll.

Here’s how the money will be split depending on where each group finishes in the voting:

1st place – £5,000

2nd – £2,500

3rd – £2,000

4th-5th – £1,500

6th-8th – £1,000

9th-12th – £750

13th-15th – £500

Applications for the Golden Giveaway are now closed!


The FAST Fund exists to provide financial support to Teesside’s talented sportspeople who have the ability to reach the very top in their chosen sport – but need additional resources.

Talented local sportsmen and women can apply for funds to enhance their sporting opportunities and develop their talent.

Whether it’s for an overseas competition or coaching opportunity, for vital equipment or some other crucial element to your development, you can apply for a grant from the FAST Fund.

The deadline for the next FAST Fund applications is March 31st 2017.

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