Tel: (01429) 870247
Estate Office, Greatham, Hartlepool, TS25 2HS


The Hospital of God makes grants to other voluntary organisations. Its area of grant making is the ancient diocese of Durham which consists of Hartlepool, Stockton, Darlington, County Durham, Sunderland, Gateshead, South Tyneside, North Tyneside, Newcastle upon Tyne and Northumberland. We aim to support charities working in lower profile areas of work that reach people who are on the edges of society.

Examples of recent grants include support for organisations that work with asylum seekers, prisoner's families and people with drug problems. Grants can be from one to three years and up to £3,000 per year.

Grant Making Criteria 

All applications are assessed for the values underpinning the work against the following criteria: 


Grants are not given for the following:

Procedure for Applying for a Grant 

The Hospital of God does not accept grant applications by email. Any email applications will be deleted unopened. This is for reasons of IT security as we do not open emails or attachments from unknown sources.  

All applications must be sent by post to The Estate Office at Greatham. 

Applicants should ensure that envelopes have the correct postage applied as the Hospital of God will not pay excess postage or collect mail with underpaid postage. 
Grant applications  should consist of not more than two sides of A4 and should provide information on:

This should be accompanied by the latest set of audited accounts and/or annual report. Also please stipulate the name of the payee in order that we can issue any grants cheque correctly should you be successful in your application. Potential applicants are welcome to contact the Director at the Hospital of God for an informal discussion before applying.

Grants Committee Meetings Timetable

Trustees meet three times throughout year to consider applications.
2018 meetings are as follows:

Tuesday 29th May - Applications should be received by Friday 27th April 2018

Tuesday 25th September - Applications should be received by Friday 31st August 2018

Hospital of God

Estate Office, Greatham, Hartlepool, TS25 2HS
Tel: (01429) 870247    Fax: (01429) 871469

Registed Charity Number 1123540 Registed Company Number 6533385
Registered in England and Wales