Funding Directories

Funding directories will enable you to find information about trusts and charities. It is a good idea to use these in addition to an online funding search, as some of the charities listed in these directories do not have an online presence.

Most of the directories listed below can be found in the Jerwood Library for Performing Arts. If you are not a current student at Trinity Laban, please click here for information about accessing the Jerwood Library.  You should also be able to find some of these directories in your local library.

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding (Published by GradFunding)
An extremely helpful guide explaining how to access funding from charities. It was written by two PhD students at King's College London who between them successfully obtained over £50,000 from more than 50 different charity awards. The Guide includes: information on how to find the right charities for you; how to craft a winning application; model personal and financial statements; details of sources of funding. The guide is available in the reference section of the Jerwood Library of the Performing Arts and also in the Laban Library.  
If you have accepted a place on a programme of studies at Trinity Laban starting in September, or if you are are enrolled as a student with us and are looking for funding for the current or next academic year, please email the Student Services department to request that we post the information to you in CD-Rom format.  Alternatively, you can download a PDF copy for a small charge from the Grad Funding website

The Guide to Educational Grants (Published by the Directory of Social Change)
A very useful and clearly set out resource setting out details of a huge range of trusts and charities that provide funding to individuals for education and training. 
Available in the Jerwood Library.  Th
e Student Adviser (Dance) also keeps a copy in Cottages 1 that students are welcome to look at.

The British & International Music Yearbook (Published by Rhinegold)
Contains sections on scholarship and grants for study and research in the UK and abroad.
Available in the Jerwood Library. 

The Grants Register (Published by Palgrave Macmillan)
Annual guide to postgraduate funding worldwide. It is possible to search for an award within a specific subject area.  A list of awards by subject are further sub-divided by nationality.
Available in the Jerwood Library. 

Charities Digest (Published by Wilmington Business Intelligence)
The majority of information is about national charities and charities which cover whole regions of the country. Also includes key local organisations and charities that offer grants to individuals.  The publication is also indexed to help you find the charity you need by focusing on the subject area  you are looking for
(i.e. Education and training) .
Available in the Jerwood Library.

The Guide to the Major Trusts (Published by the Directory of Social Change in two volumes)
A guide for those seeking to raise money for charity from grant-making trusts and foundations. Includes details of the top 400 UK trusts; details of the grant-giving of each trust; descriptions of trusts' grant-making policies and practices; examples of donations made; the trusts' own guidelines and advice for applicants (including contact details and deadlines); independent commentary on the trusts' activities and concerns.
Available in the Jerwood Library. 

The Guide to Grants for Individuals in Need (Published by the Directory of Social Change)
Details of a wide range of funds and other support available for the relief of individual poverty and hardship. This directory is not aimed at funding for education, but there are useful funding bodies within it that may not be listed elsewhere.
Available in the Jerwood Library. 

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