Grants made in 2018

Prevention or Relief of Poverty

Central England Law Centre 4,000
North Warwickshire Citizens’ Advice Bureau 2,000
Small Heath Somali Community Organisation Ltd 2,000
Spitfire Support and Advice Services 3,000
Total 11,000

Advancement of Education

Acquired Brain Injury Trust 2,000
Birmingham Boys and Girls Union 5,000
Kingswood Trust 2,000
Longborough Opera Festival 2,000
“0n The Edge” Fusion Youth Orchestra 2,000
Total 13,000

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 30,000
Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital Charity 15,000
Legacy W M 5,000
Severn Freewheelers Emergency Voluntary Service 2,000
University Hospitals Birmingham Charities 3,000
West Midlands Central Accident Resuscitation Team 5,000
Total 70,000

Advancement of Citizenship or Community Development

Avon Navigation Trust 2,000
The Dorothy Parkes Centre 2,000
Futures Unlocked 4,000
Hawkwood College 3,000
Waterloo Community Counselling 5,000
Total 16,000

Advancement of Arts, Culture, Heritage or Science

African Cultural Exchange Limited 3,000
Birmingham Opera Company 10,000
Birmingham Royal Ballet 5,000
Black Country Touring 5,000
Chipping Campden International Music Festival 3,000
Cinderford Artspace 2,000
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 10,000
Compton Verney House Trust 4,000
The Cotswolds Canals Trust 2,000
Craftspace 5,000
Ex Cathedra 3,000
Institute of International Visual Arts 10,000
Midlands Arts Centre 45,000
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain 4,000
Orchestra of The Swan 5,000
Rare Breeds Survival Trust 3,000
The Royal Shakespeare Company 10,000
Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust 5,000
Strike a Light 2,000
The University of Warwick [Arts Festival] 5,000
The Wolverhampton Grand Theatre (1982) Limited 1,000
Total 142,000

Advancement of Amateur Sport

Sandwell Asian Development Association 2,000
Total 2,000

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

The Jericho Foundation 2,000
Total 2,000

Advancement of Environmental Protection or Improvement

Canal and River Trust 3,000
Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust 2,000
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust 2,000
The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country 2,000
Total 9,000

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
Longfield Hospice Care 2,000
St. Mary’s Hospice Limited 5,000
St. Richard’s Hospice Foundation 20,000
 The Shakespeare Hospice Limited  6,000
Total 38,000

Childhood and youth

Ackers Adventure 4,000
The Edward’s Trust 2,000
Family Action 2,000
The Great Wood Trust 20,000
Mentor Link 2,000
Noah’s Ark Children’s Venture 2,000
Walsall Bereavement Support Services 2,000
Total 34,000


Allens Croft Project 4,000
Birmingham Crisis Centre 2,000
Castle Bromwich Hall & Gardens Trust 2,000
Community Transport Helpline 2,000
Friends of Cotteridge Park 5,000
Entraide (Mutual Aid) 2,000
Home Start, Birmingham Tameside 2,000
Kairos Women Working Together 2,000
Our Way Self-advocacy 2,000
RE-COM: National Organisation for the Rehabilitation of Computers 3,000
Volunteer Centre North Warwickshire 1,000
Total 27,000

Disability and ill-health

Andover Riding for the Disabled 5,000
Aspergers Syndrome People into Everything 2,000
Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies 2,000
Birmingham Disability Resource Centre 2,000
Carrs Lane Counselling Centre 2,000
Castel Froma 4,000
Disability Challengers 10,000
The Foundation for Conductive Education 15,000
Headway Birmingham and Solihull 5,000
Martineau Gardens 2,000
Myriad Centre 1,000
National Star Foundation 15,000
Resources for Autism 3,000
Ruskin Mill Trust 5,000
Where Next Association 2,000
Worcestershire Association for the Blind 2,000
Total 77,000


Cirencester Housing for Young People 2,000
Hope Projects (West Midlands) Limited 5,000
St. Anne’s Hostel 5,000
St. George’s House Charity 6,000
Total 18,000

Old age

Better Understanding of Dementia for Sandwell 2,000
BID Services 2,000
Total 4,000

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

No grants within this category.

Total grants: £463,000