Sir William Boreman's Foundation

Drapers' Company


The Foundation's grants to individuals provide financial assistance to young people who are ordinarily resident in Greenwich and Lewisham, are full or part-time students, aged below 25 and from low-income backgrounds.

Grants are awarded to primary or secondary school children through block grants administered on behalf of the Foundation by the relevant Attendance & Welfare Department at Greenwich and Lewisham Councils; and to students seeking financial support for courses of further education, higher education and postgraduate studies where hardship funding is available by direct application to the Foundation.

Can you apply?

The basic eligibility criteria which all individual applicants must meet are:

- Permanent resident in Greenwich or Lewisham
- Aged below 25
- A UK national or have settled status
- Household gross income of £30,000 per annum or less

What the Foundation funds

The Foundation awards grants to cover living expenses in order to allow individuals to continue their education or training. These include:-

- Daily living costs e.g. rent, food etc
- Travel costs to and from College or University
- Educational materials and equipment, books
- Childcare costs
- For under 16's - uniform/sports kit/travel to school/educational excursions

Funding information


up to £1000.00

Number of awards per year:

not specified

Funding applies to:
UK applicants only
Funding duration:

1 year, applicants can-reapply each year.

Contacts and how to apply

Administrative contact and how to apply:

Please see here for details of how to apply to Sir William Boreman's Foundation:

Sir William Boreman’s Foundation
The Clerk to the Governors
The Drapers’ Company, Drapers’ Hall, Throgmorton Avenue, London EC2N 2DQ
tel 020 7588 5001
fax 020 7628 1988


Deadline notes:

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