The following examples of past and current grants are illustrative and not comprehensive.
PREVENTION AND RELIEF OF HUMAN SUFFERING
Against Malaria Foundation (£50k pa)
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (£50k pa) & Development Media International (£50k) for prevention of worm infestation in Madagascar
Sightsavers International (£100k pa) for prevention and treatment of blindness internationally
Research into treatments for blindness caused by Age-Related Macular Degeneration (£50k pa)
DfND – Drugs for Neglected Diseases (£10k pa) for developing treatments for diseases borne by parasitic worms
Médecins Sans Frontières (£100k pa)
Royal British Society of Sculptors (£42k pa) to fund two three-month residencies in Pietrasanta, Italy
Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool for exhibitions by emerging NW artists (£10k pa)
CAUSES LOCAL TO BLACKBURN, LANCASHIRE
Support for establishing Blackburn Youth Zone (£25k pa)
Age Concern Blackburn with Darwen (£10k)
Support for THOMAS, a recovery programme for drug and alcohol addiction (£10k pa)
Tallships Youth Trust (sponsoring participants from Blackburn) £900.