Tuesday, 11 October 2016

The Odin Charitable Trust

Wiltshire-based The Odin Charitable Trust provides grants to UK registered charities generally, but has a particular interesting in supporting the following:
o The arts;
o Care for people who are disadvantaged;
o People with disabilities;
o Research into dyslexia or ‘false memories’;
o Hospices;
o Homeless people;
o Refugees;
o Roma and tribal groups; and
o Prisoners’ families.
Grants are usually for between £1,000 and £5,000.
The Trust normally aims to distribute at least £220,000 annually.
During the year ending 5 April 2015 the Trust awarded grants to charities totalling £254,500 (2014 - £283,000).
Grant awards included:
Bath Recital Artists Trust - £3,500;
Independent Age - £3,000;
The Amber Trust - £3,000;
The Sequal Trust - £2,500;
Dressability – £2,000; and
Tangled Feet Theatre Company - £3,000.
Applications from individuals are not supported by the Trust.
PLEASE NOTE: the Trust does not maintain a website. Further information is, however, available on the Charity Commission website.
Applications should be made in writing by letter or email and should contain the following information:
o Registered charity number;
o The aims and objectives of the charity;
o The nature of the request for funding;
o The total funding target, if for a specific project; and
o Any other information relevant to the grant request.
Contact details for the Odin Charitable Trust are:
Susan Scotford
The Odin Charitable Trust
PO Box 1898
BA15 1YS
Tel: 020 7465 4300;
(Source: GRIN)

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