About Us
Established in Newport in 1869 to help local people build homes, we now help people across Wales and England buy properties and save for their future.
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Please ensure you have read our application criteria before applying and provided all of the information required.  

Step 1:  Completing the application form

Click here for a printable version of the form.

Our Board of Trustees will review each application against our application criteria to decide which organisations will benefit from the support of the foundation.

Once completed, send your application form to mbscf@monbs.com 

Step 2:   Meeting Dates

Our Trustees meet to discuss applications and allocate funding every quarter.

These meetings are held in March, June, September and December.

Trustees will meet 6 December 2023. The last day to receive applications for this meeting is 10th November.

Dates for 2024

Closing Date for Applications Trustees Meet

16 February

13 March

31 May

26 June

14 August

11 September

8 November

4 December


Step 3:   Following the meeting

All applicants will be contacted following the meeting with the outcome of their application.  Please note this can take up to 28 days.    

Following the meeting, successful applicants will be asked to provide the organisations bank details as well as quotes/invoices if they have not been provided with the application.         

Donations will be transferred to the successful applicant via an electronic bank payment.