Type of project: the main focus has been on helping people who are disadvantaged to improve their situation, either by involvement in project and support work or research into the causes of, and means to alleviate, hardship. the trust does not take on many new funding commitments. However, the trustees will always consider and respond to proposals which might enhance the effectiveness of the trust. 4% grants made for international projects.
Location: UK and overseas. The Trust´s overseas grant making made up 4% of total grants in 2019/20.
Eligibility: Registered charities may apply. Occasionally the trust will make grants to organisations which are not registered charities provided the activity being funded supports the trust’s charitable purposes.
Grant size: £3.6m was dispersed in 2019/20