Marsh Charitable Trust


Grants are available for UK registered charities that are working in the fields of social welfare, healthcare, arts and heritage, environmental causes and animal welfare, and education and training.

Current Status
Open for Applications
Maximum value:
£ 2,000

Objectives of Fund

The Trust provides grants to UK registered charities working in the fields of social welfare, literature, arts and heritage, environmental and animal welfare, education and training.

Value Notes

Grants range from £300 to £2,000 with new applications at the lower end of this scale.

Match Funding Restrictions

Match funding is not a specified requirement.

Who Can Apply

Small registered charities in the UK that are experienced in their field of work in the areas set out by the Trust are eligible to apply.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Have been established for more than one financial year.
  • Be able to provide a full set of their most recent reports and accounts, or the equivalent of, if their annual income is under £25,000.


Funding is not available for:

  • Community interest companies (CICs).
  • Individuals.
  • Individual churches.
  • Hospices or hospitals.
  • Start-up costs.
  • Project costs.

Eligible Expenditure

Funding is available for long-term, core funding for various running costs, such as volunteer expenses, training days or equipment maintenance for charities working in the following fields:

  • Arts and heritage.
  • Education and training.
  • Environmental causes and animal welfare.
  • Healthcare.
  • Social welfare.

Applicants should demonstrate that they have understood the type of funding which the Trust provides and illustrate how this would benefit their charity on a long-term basis.

How To Apply

Applications can be made at any time. The Trust does not have a standard application form.

All applications should be made in writing and sent by post to the Marsh Charitable Trust. The application should consist of a cover letter of roughly one to two sides, and a full set of the most recent audited accounts should be enclosed.

There is no deadline for receipt of applications. Applications are processed on an ongoing basis and are usually administered within two months of receipt. However, due to the volume of appeals, responses to new appeals may take a little more time.

A response is made to every appeal whether it is successful or not.

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