Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust: Seeking Applications for Medium Grants Program

Deadline: 20 August 2018

Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust is seeking applications for its Medium Grants program that aims 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 Interest

  • Charitable work in the County of Sussex
  • Wildlife & Environmental Conservation (UK and International)
  • Reproductive Health (International) – please note that there are only limited funds allocated to this category and projects with a family planning focus will be prioritised.

Program Areas

  • 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.

Grant Information

The amount of this medium grant is £5,001 – £10,000.

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.

What will not be funded

  • 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.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit EKCT.

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