Clara E. Burgess Trust

on Thursday, 25 August 2011. Posted in Funding News

Grant for charities in the UK undertaking projects benefitting children.

Further information

Age Range: Children (1-11);Young people (12-18);Young adults (19-25)
Disability and Medical Care: Amputees;Cerebral palsy;Dyslexia;Epilepsy;Hearing impairment;Learning difficulties;Multiple sclerosis;Speech impairment;Spina bifida;Spinal cord injury;Visual impairment/ blind;General disability;Other specific disability

Extended Description

The Clara E. Burgess Trust Grant is provided and administered by the Clara E. Burgess Trust and is available to charities throughout the UK.

The scheme is intended to support projects which will benefit the health and well-being of children.

In particular, the programme wishes to fund initiatives with the following themes:

  • Children under the age of 10 who have lost both parents.
  • Education and training.
  • Overseas projects.
  • Disability.
  • Social welfare.
  • Hospices.
  • Medicine and health.

Latest Information

Trustees meet every six months to allocate funding. The first deadline of the year is 30 June to be considered in the July meeting, and the second is 31 December to be considered in January.

Key Criteria

Eligible organisations must be registered UK charities.

Eligible Expenditure

Costs associated with eligible projects.

Application Procedure

To apply, charities should write to the Trust, providing background details about their charity, the project they want funding for, and a break down of the funding costs. Annual accounts are also required.

Applications should be as brief as possible.


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