The Souter Charitable Trust seeking Grant Applications from UK

The Souter Charitable Trust seeking Grant Applications from UK

 

Deadline: 18-Sep-20

The Souter Charitable Trust is seeking grant applications to support projects engaged in the relief of human suffering in all its aspects in the UK and overseas – especially, but not exclusively, those with a Christian emphasis and ethos.

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The Souter Charitable Trust was set up by Sir Brian and his wife Lady Elizabeth in 1992. Since 2006 The Souter Charitable Trust has awarded more than 15,000 grants totaling over £104 million. Over the years the trust has supported thousands of projects ranging from combating the world’s biggest killer, malaria to supplying daily meals to school children in Africa.

Funding Information

Whilst there are no minimum or maximum amounts given an average grant would be a small one-off in the region of £1,000 – £3,000.
Eligibility Criteria

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Grants are restricted to UK registered charities only.
Current legislation does not permit the trustees to give direct grants to overseas organizations as they are unable to carry out the due diligence required of them.
Small grants by The Souter Charitable Trust may be awarded for gap year / short term projects which extend to at least one calendar year.
All projects for capital building and renovation works are specifically excluded from funding.
The personal health and educational needs of individuals are not normally funded.
Applications of the Souter Charitable Trust should be kept short, 2 sides of A4 is sufficient. The trustees are looking for a brief outline of the project aims and what the funding is required for a budget may be included and a copy of the latest audited accounts should be included.
About Souter Charitable Trust

The Souter Charitable Trust was set up by Sir Brian and his wife Lady Elizabeth in 1992.
Since 2006 The Souter Charitable Trust has awarded more than 15,000 grants totaling over £104 million.
The trust supports projects for the relief of human suffering in the UK and overseas and, as committed Christians, Sir Brian and Lady Elizabeth are particularly interested in projects that also promote spiritual welfare.
Over the years the trust has supported thousands of projects ranging from combating the world’s biggest killer, malaria to supplying daily meals to school children in Africa.
The trustees are Sir Brian, Lady Elizabeth, and Ann Allen. The trust administrator is Dion Judd while Andy Macfie, of Souter Investments, is the trust secretary.
For more information, visit https://www.soutercharitabletrust.org.uk/guidelines

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