Monday, 16 February 2015

The Eranda Foundation

The Eranda Foundation was created by Sir Evelyn de Rothschild in February 1967 to support the advancement of learning in the arts and sciences and in particular for the promotion and development of medical and scientific research.
Funding is available for the following:
o Promotion of original research and supporting the continuation of existing research into medicine and education, primarily medical and scientific education.
o Encouraging the arts, primarily education and outreach work.
o Supporting social welfare.
No minimum or maximum level of support is specified. During the financial year ending 5 April 2014 the Foundation made 130 awards totalling just over £4 million The average award was £30,000.
Applicants must be a registered charity. For social welfare projects, priority will be given to national activities, or if local, the priority will be Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire. Individuals are not eligible to apply.
Annual grant application deadlines are:
o 30 April;
o 31 August; and
o 31 December.
Applicants should apply in writing to the Secretary and enclose the following information:
• Evidence of registered charity status.
• Brief description of the activities of the charity.
• Purpose for which new funding is sought.
• Project costs (broken down as much as possible).
• Information on funds raised and pledged. • Most recent accounts.
• Most recent annual report. Charities should make only one application per year.
PLEASE NOTE: the Foundation does not have a website. Further information is however available on the Open Charities andCharity Commission websites.
Contact details for the Foundation are:
Evelyn de Rothschild
The Eranda Foundation
PO Box 6226
Leighton Buzzard
Bedfordshire LU7 0XF
Tel: 01296 689157

(Source: GRIN)

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