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The Lady Neville Charity

The Lady Neville Charity provides capital grants for Arts and Heritage projects (UK wide), and any charitable activity in key areas of Company interest (specific London boroughs and West Kent). Grants of up to £1,000 are available for capital items.

Eligible Arts and Heritage projects can include; local heritage projects which help local groups to conserve and restore their landmarks, landscape, traditions and culture; Performing and Visual Arts organisations involved in performances, art, music, and drama activities. These can be considered across the UK.

Funding Criteria

Our eligibility criteria for the programme is as follows:

  • Arts and Heritage projects (UK wide) or
  • Any charitable activity in key areas of Company interest (North London and West Kent)*
  • For capital items (i.e. equipment, building works) or
  • One-off anniversary events separate to core activities (not including regular annual events)
  • Registered charities or not-for-profit organisations in the UK
  • The charity’s annual turnover does not exceed £100,000
  • The total project cost is less than £10,000

*Specifically, these areas are: The City of London (i.e. 'The Square Mile'), the London boroughs of Camden, Enfield, Hackney, and Hounslow. West Kent includes Tonbridge & Malling, Tunbridge Wells, and Romney Marsh.

We Don't Fund

The Lady Neville Charity will not fund the following:

  • Individuals
  • Organisational revenue costs (e.g. staff salaries, general running costs, hire costs etc)
  • Projects in hospital, nursing or residential care settings, or for medical research
  • Organisations funded by the charity within the past year
  • Other grant-making charities


Applications will be considered at meetings of our Committee in May and November each year – with deadlines c8 weeks prior. If you are interested in applying you are welcome to contact our grants team to discuss this.

Applications can be submitted by post or email to our address (below) including your most recent audited Annual Report & Accounts.  Applications received after the deadline will not be considered for that round.  We regret it is not possible to acknowledge unsuccessful applications to the charity. 

Upcoming deadlines for the programme are:

  • Friday 13th March 2020
  • Friday 11th September 2020

Please download the Lady Neville Guidelines and Application


If an award is made, the terms of the grant, will be included with notification of our decision. This will include a feedback form which you will need to return when your grant money has been spent.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact us:

E: charitiesadmin@skinners.org.uk | T: 020 7213 0562

The Lady Neville Charity
Skinners’ Hall
8 Dowgate Hill
London EC4R 2SP

Lady Neville Charity is a registered charity: number 277174