The Marketors are launching a Charity Marketing Grants Programme, offering an opportunity to smaller charities to apply for grants for marketing campaigns that will have a real impact in support of their cause.

Supported and funded by The Marketors’ Trust this is the first year of the Programme and there is a total fund of £20,000 available, which will be awarded as follows:

  • One top grant of £10,000
  • Four grants of £2,500 each

How it works

Applications are invited from charities registered with The Charity Commission for England and Wales, who have an annual income of between £10,000 and £100,000.

These grants are for the purpose of funding marketing campaigns and are not available for staff costs, capital investment, hardware or infrastructure work or SEO/PPC activity.

Examples of campaign proposals that would be eligible include:

  • general fundraising campaigns
  • activities aimed at increasing regular donations
  • proposals for the recruitment of volunteers
  • campaigns to raise awareness of the charity’s activities

Campaign proposals must be for a discrete activity that is time limited to no more than 6 months.

All valid applications will be considered by a judging panel including Members of the Worshipful Company of Marketors. The judges will be looking for proposals which, in their view, are most likely to deliver successfully against the charity’s campaign objectives.

A maximum short listed 3 charities for the top grant and 6 for the smaller grants will be invited to present their proposals in person to the judging panel.

An Information Sheet giving full details of the Programme is available to download. Please read this before completing the Application Form.

There is also a Programme Flyer available to download.

Closing date for applications is 10 January 2022. - extended to 17 January 2022

The judging will take place in March 2022.

The winning charities will be announced in Spring 2022. 


Applications will only be considered if your annual charity turnover is less than £100K.