Constance Travis Charitable Trust
Grants are available for local, national and international charities for activities in medical care and research, environment protection, international aid, animal welfare, community projects, social mobility enhancement, educational projects and outreach in the arts.
- Current Status
- Open for Applications
- Maximum value:
Objectives of Fund
The Constance Travis Charitable Trust offers grants to local, national and international charities in line with its strategic allocation covering activities in medical care and research, environment protection, international aid, animal welfare, community projects, social mobility enhancement, educational projects and outreach in the arts.
The Trustees aim to meet and assess charities which have made applications which are likely to contribute to the strategic policy and objectives of the Trust.
In 2019, grants of £20,000 or over were made to the following institutions:
- Age UK Northamptonshire
- All Saints Church, Northampton
- Alzheimer’s Research UK
- British Red Cross
- Cancer Research UK
- Global Canopy
- Institute of Cancer Research
- Macmillan Cancer Support
- Medecins Sans Frontieres (UK)
- Mental Health Foundation
- National Theatre
- National Tremor Foundation
- Northamptonshire Association of Youth Clubs
- Northamptonshire Community Foundation
- Northamptonshire Historic Churches Trust
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Prisoners’ Education Trust
- Prostate Cancer UK
- Queen Elizabeth Foundation
- Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund
- Royal Opera House
- Stroke Association
- The Beds, Cambs Northants Wildlife Trust
- The Sutton Trust
- UCL Research Service
- Volunteer Reading Help
- Whitley Fund for Nature
- World Land Trust
- Zoological Society of London
- 78 Derngate Northampton Trust
Funding is at the discretion of the Trustees.
From 2019, the Trust’s strategy has been to award larger grants to fewer charities.
As an example, in 2019 the Trust made 39 grants of over £20,000, ranging from £20,000 to £100,000, as well as an exceptional endownment of £5 million to Northamptonshire Community Foundation.
Match Funding Restrictions
Information regarding match funding has not been stipulated.
Who Can Apply
Registered or exempt charities or registered community amateur sports clubs are eligible to apply.
Individuals are not eligible to apply.
The funding is for costs associated with projects that fall within one of the following categories:
- Medical, health, sickness
- Economic, community, development, and employment
- Environment, conservation and heritage
- Arts and culture
- Overseas aid and familne relief
- Education and training
- Relief of poverty
- Accommodation and housing
- Religious activities
- Sports and recreation
How To Apply
Applicants should note that the Trust does not maintain a website.
Applications can be made at any time and must be made in writing. The Trustees may make grants with no formal application; however, if considered appropriate, organisations may be invited to submit a formal application.
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