Who can apply?

You can apply if:

The Trust does not support:

The Trust prefers to support projects which:

How to apply

What happens next

If your application is largely ineligible under our guidelines, we will tell you within a few weeks of your application being received. Others will be assessed by our Trustees, which may involve asking for further information, or meeting you.

Applications are considered at Trustee meetings which are held in April and October. You will hear shortly after these meetings whether your application has been successful or not.

Each year we receive many more applications than we can fund. We have to reject many applications which are eligible under our guidelines but are of a lower priority.

Information to help you apply

The diversity of appeals made to the Trustees make it difficult to provide specific guidelines in order to achieve selection. The Trustees are flexible in their approach, and take the following into account when considering an application:

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