Mars Project
Mars in the Community Grants
Mars is committed to making a difference in the community and has a comprehensive programme of support, which includes financial support, donations of products and employee time and knowledge.


Mars partners with Berkshire Community Foundation which administers the Mars Volunteer Programme Grants Fund in the Slough area.

Who can apply?
Local charities, community groups, or regional branches of national charities within a 10 mile radius of Slough. Priority is given to groups in Slough.

Projects that will deliver a positive and lasting benefit to the community in one of the following three areas: Healthy active lifestyles, Environment or Education and Skills.

Projects that can demonstrate clear objectives, measurable outcomes and impacts.

Unfortunately the programme cannot support any of the following:

  • Projects which fall outside the stated criteria
  • Requests for product donations
  • National charities (unless local branches of national charities)
  • Individuals or charitable appeals for individuals
  • 3rd party fundraising – i.e. organisations fundraising for others
  • Parties or celebration events
  • Exclusive religious groups
  • Pressure groups, political organisations or causes
  • Overseas causes
  • Expeditions, overseas travels or residential trips
  • Commercial sponsorship
  • Organisations with which association may be potentially harmful to the Mars businesses.

This fund is currently closed for applications; the next round date is to be confirmed.

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