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Garfield Weston Foundation received £196m-worth of applications to a £5m fund

The Garfield Weston Foundation received £196m-worth of applications to its latest £5m fund, according to a new report. It says the charity was so overwhelmed by applications to its Weston Anniversary Fund, launched to mark its 60th year, that it decided to more than double the funding it awarded to £11.1m. The foundation received more than 2,300 applications from January to June last year, including 1,700 in the last three days, and approved 156 grants of £30,000 to £150,000. It received a 12 per cent increase in regular applications to the fund, which was launched to support investment in community facilities, compared to the previous year.

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