The organisations in which the Trust is most interested are UK charities, national or local, working specifically in Hampshire or West Sussex, and in one of the fields listed below. PLEASE NOTE that the Trust is unlikely to support the regional work of national charities in locations outside Hampshire or West Sussex or charities working only in other areas of the UK.
Fields supported by the Trust:
Adults and children with physical disabilities
Adults and children with learning disabilities
Carers for the elderly and disabled, especially young carers
Environment and wildlife
Hospices for adults and children
Medical conditions affecting both adults and children
Support for the elderly, including those with Alzheimer’s or dementia
The Trust does not make grants to individuals, does not enter into sponsorship arrangements with individuals and does not make grants to organisations that are not UK-registered charities.
The areas of charitable activity that fall outside the Trust’s current funding priorities are :
Drug/alcohol abuse and counselling
Disadvantaged children and young people
Education/schools (excepting those for disabled children)
Homelessness and housing
Local community groups
Museums, galleries and heritage
Performing arts and cultural organisations
The next Trustees' meeting will take place in January 2024. Applications for 2024 grants are best submitted between September and November 2023. There will be no further grants made in 2023.