News & Opportunities Funding The Drapers' Charitable Fund Area: Greater LondonDeadline: open The Drapers’ Charitable Fund awards grants to help improve the quality of life for people and their communities. We target the disadvantaged and socially excluded, through grants in the fields of education and young people, and social welfare. Grants are also awarded in support of textiles and heritage. Typically, it supports charities who are involved in the activities including social welfare, education and training and textiles and heritage. Most of the support is focused in Greater London Education and training:Projects which raise the aspirations or help to realise the full potential of disadvantaged young people under 25 years old in deprived areas of Greater London. Textiles and Heritage, including:Textile conservationSupport projects within the textiles industryMuseums, memorials and monuments relating to the armed forces, history of London or the textile trade Applications are welcome at any time and are considered at regular committee meetings. The next meeting dates are: 5 October 20175 December 201720 February 201824 April 201828 June 2018 For full details, please visit The Draper's Charitable Fund website.