Grants made in 2016

Prevention or Relief of Poverty

Birmingham People’s Centre Limited 4,000
Central England Law Centre Limited 4,000
FareShare 5,000
Worcester CASH Community Advice Support & Help 1,000
Total 14,000

Advancement of Education

Acquired Brain Injury Trust 5,000
Birmingham Boys and Girls Union 25,000
Birmingham Children’s Community Venture 15,000
Longborough Opera Festival 1,000
Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon 5,000
Total 51,000

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 10,000
Alzheimer’s Research UK 20,000
Birmingham Women’s NHS Foundation Trust Charities 10,000
Cobalt Health 5,000
Total 45,000

Advancement of Citizenship or Community Development

Castle Vale Tenants and Residents Alliance 2,000
The Dorothy Parkes Centre 2,000
Total 4,000

Advancement of Arts, Culture, Heritage or Science

Birmingham Bach Choir 2,000
Birmingham Botanical and Horticultural Society Limited 5,000
Birmingham Royal Ballet 4,000
Broadway Arts Festival Trust 2,000
Chipping Campden Music Festival 2,000
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 3,000
Craftspace 6,000
Dancefest 2,000
Everybody Dancing 2,000
Midlands Arts Centre 40,000
Northfield Community Partnership 2,000
Orchestra of The Swan 5,000
Performances Birmingham Limited 7,000
The Playhouse (B’ham) Limited 2,000
Royal Birmingham Society of Artists 2,000
Tetbury Rail Lands Regeneration Trust 2,000
Total 88,000

Advancement of Amateur Sport

Attock Community Sports and Cricket Club 2,000
Sandwell Asian Development Association 1,000
Total 3,000

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

The Haven, Wolverhampton 1,000
Hope Projects (West Midlands) Limited 4,000
Total 5,000

Advancement of Environmental Protection or Improvement

The Heart of England Forest Limited 3,000
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust 7,000
The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country 5,000
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

Acorns Children’s Hospice Trust 5,000
St. Mary’s Hospice Limited 5,000
St. Richard’s Hospice Foundation 15,000
The Shakespeare Hospice 5,000
Total 30,000

Childhood and youth

Ackers Adventure 4,000
After Adoption 1,000
Bentley Beginnings 1,000
Bourneville Village Trust 3,000
Central Youth Theatre 2,000
Coventry Boys and Girls Club 1,000
Halow (Birmingham) 2,000
Sport4Life UK 3,000
Street Teams 2,000
Total 19,000


Birmingham YMCA (Incorporated) 15,000
Castle Bromwich Hall & Gardens Trust 2,000
Warwickshire Association of Youth Clubs 2,000
Total 19,000

Disability and ill-health

Andover MIND 5,000
Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity 10,000
Birmingham Disability Resource Centre 1,000
Carrs Lane Counselling Service 2,000
CASBA 1,000
Disability Challengers 5,000
The Henry Doubleday Research Foundation 2,000
The Foundation for Conductive Education 10,000
Headway (West Midlands) Limited 5,000
Home-Start, North-East Worcestershire 1,000
LINC, Leukaemia & Intensive Chemotherapy 4,000
Martineau Gardens 2,000
Resources for Autism 2,000
Friends of Victoria School 2,000
Warwickshire Wildlife Trust 1,000
Where Next Association 2,000
Worcestershire Association for the Blind 2,000
Total 57,000


The Amber Foundation 10,000
Cirencester Housing for Young People 1,000
St. Anne’s Hostel 4,000
St. Basil’s 5,000
SIFA Fireside 4,000
Total 24,000

Old age

Better Understanding of Dementia for Sandwell 2,000
The Birmingham Settlement 5,000
Cotswold Friends 3,000
New Heights Warren Farm Community Farm Project 3,000
Total 13,000

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 19,000
Refugee and Migrant Centre 4,000
Total 23,000

Total grants awarded 2016