Monday, 27 February 2017

Edith Maud Ellis 1985 Charitable Trust

The Edith Maud Ellis 1985 Charitable Trust awards grants organisations that can fulfil the following criteria:
o Registered charities, non-governmental organisations (NGO's) and social enterprises with a turnover of less than £350,000;
o Applicants that can demonstrate other sources of funding for their project; and
o Innovative projects and causes not able to attract regular funding.
Grants up to £3,000 are available as one-off payments or for seed funding. Occasionally grants up to £5,000 are awarded.
During the year ending 5 April 2016 the Trust awarded grants totalling £45,800 (2015: £54,950).
The Trust will fund:
o Community Development work in the UK and overseas;
o Work with asylum seekers and refugees, including internationally displaced people;
o International peace and conflict resolution;
o Interfaith and ecumenical understanding; and
o Quaker work and witness.
In general, the Trust does not support:
o Core funding for organisations;
o Individuals;
o Infrastructure organisations;
o Conferences or seminars;
o Ongoing work;
o General appeals;
o Educational bursaries;
o Humanitarian relief appeals; or
o Medical research or services.
Annual application deadlines are:
o 30 June; and
o 31 December.
Applications may be made online via a relatively short and straightforward application form.
For further details, visit the Trust's website.
Contact details for the Trust are:
Mrs Jacqueline Baily
6 Westgate
North Yorkshire
Tel: 01845 574882

(Source: GRIN)

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