Grant Opportunities

Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust seeking Grant Applications from Charities registered in the UK

Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust seeking Grant Applications from Charities registered in the UK

Deadline:

Medium Grant Applications – 11 February 2020
Large Grant Applications – 4 March 2020

Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust (EKCT) is seeking applications for its Grant Programme with an aim to ‘make a difference’.

Grants will be considered for start-up costs, core costs or for a specific project for which applicants have requested support. This could include a contribution towards a building/refurbishment project, purchase of specialist equipment or other similar capital expenditure, or assistance with running costs.

Areas of Grant Support

Principal support is given to charities working in the following areas:

Charitable work in the County of Sussex
Wildlife & Environmental Conservation (UK and International)
Reproductive Health (International) – applications within this category will only be considered for family planning projects delivering in Africa and Asia, and preferably in areas where there is clear impact on the environment.

Programme Areas

The trustees use the following programme areas to classify their grants:

Care of the Elderly
Disability
General Welfare
Hospices
Reproductive Health (International)
Wildlife & Environmental Conservation (UK and International)
Youth

Note: Trustees are not currently considering applications for areas that fall outside of those listed above.

Funding Information

Medium Grants: The funding amount of this grant is £5,001 – £10,000.
Large Grants: The funding amount of this grant is £10,001 and over.

Normally not considered for funding:

Large national charities having substantial fund-raising potential, income from legacies and or endowment income.
Organisations not registered as charities in the UK or those that have been registered for less than a year.
Pre-school groups.
Out of school play schemes including pre-school and holiday schemes.
Charities not funded by any other charity.
Very small and narrowly specialised activities.
Local authorities.
Individuals or charities applying on behalf of individuals.
General requests for donations.
Expeditions or overseas travel.
Campaigning’ organisations.
Charities whose main aim is to raise funds for other charities with substantial cash reserves.
Animal rescue or animal welfare organisations.
Given the Trust’s strong links with the county of Sussex, Trustees do not usually support proposals received from other regional Wildlife Trusts.
Given the Trust’s strong links with the county of Sussex, Trustees will usually only consider applications for Age UK West Sussex for work in Hassocks, Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill.

Eligibility Criteria

The trustees will consider all applications that fall within the trust’s area of activity from charities that are registered in the UK.

For more information, visit https://ekct.org.uk/how-to-apply/

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