Monday, 22 February 2016


The Thompson Family Charitable Trust provides grants to registered charities in the following fields:
o Health and social welfare;
o The Arts;
o Sports;
o Education;
o Animal welfare; and
o Medical research.
UK registered charities are eligible to apply for a grant. Schools with charitable status are also invited to apply.
The Trust provides a range of grants from £250 up to a very exceptional amount of £500,000. Most grants, however, tend to be between £1,000 and £50,000 with a few grants of £100,000 and£200,000.
Grants totalling £4.1 million were made during the financial year ending 31 January 2015 (an increase of £600,000 on the previous year), bringing aggregate grants awarded by the Trust to £20.9 million.
Examples of previously funded organisations include:
The Break Charity (£50,000);
The Cheer Trust (£10,000);
The Art Room (£50,000)
Carers in Hertfordshire (£50,000);
World Horse Welfare (£5,000); and
Walking with the Wounded (£50,000)
The Trust does not maintain a website or a formal application form. Further information about the Trust is, however, available on theCharity Commission website. The annual accounts provide a full list of charities funded.
Applications should be made in writing to the Trust. Contact details are:
Katie Woodward
The Thompson Family Charitable Trust
Hillsdown Court
15 Totteridge Common
London N20 8LR

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