Grants made in 2015

Prevention or Relief of Poverty

African French Speaking Community Support 2,000
Entraide (Mutual Aid) 2,000
FareShare 5,000
Hope Projects (West Midlands) Ltd 4,000
Total 13,000

Advancement of Education

Belgrade Theatre Trust (Coventry) Limited 2,000
Birmingham Children’s Community Venture 5,000
Cheltenham Festivals 2,000
Chipping Campden Music Festival 2,000
Friends of Willersey School 1,000
Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon 5,000
Worcester Community Trust 2,000
Total 19,000

Advancement of Religion

No grants within this category.
Note: The Saintbury Trust no longer accepts applications under this heading.

Advancement of Health or the Saving of Lives

The Air Ambulance Service 5,000
Alzheimer’s Research UK 25,000
Edward’s Trust Limited 2,000
Piers Road New Communities Centre Association 2,000
Total 34,000

Advancement of Citizenship or Community Development

The Dorothy Parkes Centre 2,000
Warwickshire Association of Youth Clubs 2,000
Total 4,000

Advancement of Arts, Culture, Heritage or Science

Big Brum Theatre in Education Company 2,000
Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre Trust 5,000
Birmingham Opera Company 5,000
Birmingham Pen Trade Heritage Association 5,000
Birmingham Royal Ballet 4,000
The Black Country Living Museum 4,000
Broadway Arts Festival Trust 2,000
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 10,000
Compton Verney House Trust 4,000
Ex Cathedra Ltd 2,000
Gloucester Cathedral 25,000
Handsworth Day Care Centre 1,000
Motionhouse 2,000
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain 1,000
New Brewery Arts Limited 2,000
OHMI 1,000
Performances Birmingham Limited 13,000
Royal Birmingham Society of Artists 2,000
SAMPAD (South Asian Development) 2,000
Spetchley Gardens Charitable Trust 2,000
Stratford Historic Buildings Trust 2,000
University of Warwick (for Warwick Arts Centre) 3,000
Total 99,000

Advancement of Amateur Sport

Sandwell Asian Development Association 1,000
Total 1,000

Advancement of Human Rights, Conflict Resolution or Reconciliation or the Promotion of Religious or Racial Harmony or Equality of Diversity

No grants within this category.

Advancement of Environmental Protection or Improvement

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust 5,000
The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country 10,000
Total 15,000

Relief of those in Need by reason of Youth, Age, Ill-Health, Disability, Financial Hardship or other Disadvantage

Care of the dying

Longfield (formerly Cotswold Care) 2,000
St. Richard’s Hospice Foundation 10,000
The Shakespeare Hospice 5,000
Total 17,000

Childhood and youth

Bentley Beginnings 1,000
Birmingham & Solihull Women’s Aid 2,000
Birmingham City University Students’ Union 2,000
The Birmingham Repertory Theatre 1,000
British Yemeni Forum 1,000
Family Action (East Birmingham) 2,000
Halow (Birmingham) 2,000
Home-Start Bartley Green/Quinton 2,000
Home-Start Stockland Green/Erdington 2,000
Sport4Life UK 2,000
Walsall Bereavement Support Service 2,000
Total 19,000


Food Cycle 5,000
The Kingsbury Training Centre 2,000
Martineau Gardens 2,000
St. Thomas of Canterbury, Dodbrooke Parish Centre 5,000
Total 14,000

Disability and ill-health

The Albrighton Trust 2,000
Andover Riding for the Disabled 5,000
Art in Minds Foundation 2,000
Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies 2,000
Carrs Lane Counselling Service 2,000
CASBA 1,000
Castel Froma 2,000
Disability Challengers 10,000
The Henry Doubleday Research Foundation 2,000
Enham Trust 50,000
The Foundation for Conductive Education 25,000
Sunfield Children’s Homes Limited 5,000
Stroud Valley Projects 1,000
Worcestershire Association for the Blind 1,000
Total 110,000


The Nelson Trust 2,000
St. Anne’s Hostel 2,000
Solihull Churches Action on Homelessness 1,000
Total 5,000

Old age

The Birmingham Settlement 5,000
Evesham Volunteer Centre 2,000
The ExtraCare Charitable Trust 5,000
Total 12,000

Advancement of Animal Welfare

The trust is precluded by the terms of the settlement from making grants to animal charities.

Promotion of the Efficiency of the Armed Forces of the Crown or the Efficiency of the Police, Fire and Rescue or Ambulance Services

No grants within this category.

Other purposes that are currently recognised as charitable or are in the spirit of any purposes currently recognised as charitable

Missing People Limited 15,000
Refugee and Migrant Centre 2,000
Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust 10,000
Total 27,000

Total grants awarded 2015