The Foundation specifically looks to support programmes that have a positive impact on the lives of asylum seekers, older people and the homeless that tackle issues such as social exclusion, isolation, poverty, mental health and violence.
Applications can ask for funding or for volunteer support from Mears Group staff. The Foundation has access to thousands of property maintenance specialists, vans and warehouses.
Proposals for funding must be submitted by a Mears Group member of staff.
Funds must be spent via a UK registered charity or by Mears Foundation direct.
The Foundation will accept proposals for funding twice a year:
The Foundation will assess applications based on the application meeting the Charity’s objectives and consideration is given to: