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

Medical research

Mental health

Museums, galleries and heritage

Overseas aid

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.