Charity Grants on Merseyside

Welcome to the PH Holt Foundation

We make charitable grants to registered charities working on Merseyside

The PH Holt Foundation, incorporating the Holt Education Trust, is an independent grant-maker supporting local communities, education, the arts, heritage and environment on Merseyside. We are currently looking to award grants of up to twenty thousand pounds to charities doing work that meets our overriding aim of making Merseyside a better place to live.

To find information on our criteria and how to apply Click Here


Holt Educational Trust

The Holt Education Trust was established in 1915, as a memorial to Alfred and Philip Holt, founders of Ocean Steamship Company with an interest in higher education.

What we Fund

The PH Holt Foundation supports charities which aim to make Merseyside a better place to live, particularly smaller grass roots organisations that find it difficult to attract funds.

How to Apply

To apply for a grant, download our Grant Form and return your completed application by email, with a copy of your latest Annual Report and Accounts to our administrator for consideration.

Grant Awards

Take time to browse and read case studies of previous grant awards and learn how organisations used funding to improve the lives of a wide sector of individuals and communities throughout Merseyside.

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