Grants made in 2019

Prevention or Relief of Poverty

Birmingham People’s Centre 5,000
Citizens Advice South Warwickshire 3,000
Entraide (Mutual Aid) 2,000
Spitfire Support and Advice Services 2,000
Total 12,000

Advancement of Education

Acquired Brain Injury Trust 2,000
Children’s University Trust 4,000
Elmhurst Ballet School 2,000
Kingstanding Regeneration Trust 3,000
Sandwell Asian Development Association 2,000
WE: ARE Women’s Empowerment And Recovery Educators 3,000
Total 16,000

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 and Children’s Hospital Charity 10,000
Cobalt Health 5,000
The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust Charity 3,000
Total 48,000

Advancement of Citizenship or Community Development

No grants within this category.

Advancement of Arts, Culture, Heritage or Science

Big Brum (Theatre in Education) Company Limited 2,000
Birmingham Bach Choir 2,000
Birmingham Opera Company 5,000
Birmingham Royal Ballet 5,000
Cheltenham Festivals 2,000
China Plate Theatre Limited 2,000
Chipping Campden International Music Festival 2,000
Churches Conservation Trust 20,000
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 8,000
Craftspace 5,000
Dancefest 2,000
Ex Cathedra 2,000
Flatpack Projects 5,000
Guild of Handicraft Trust 6,000
Ikon Gallery Limited 5,000
Lapal Canal Trust 5,000
Longborough Festival Opera 2,000
Malvern Theatres Trust Limited 5,000
Midlands Arts Centre 10,000
Motionhouse 5,000
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain 7,000
Performances Birmingham Limited 65,000
S4E 2,000
Sampad (South Asian Arts Development) 8,000
Wiltshire Creative 2,000
Total 184,000

Advancement of Amateur Sport

No grants within this category.

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

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust 2,000
Warley Woods Community Trust 2,000
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust 2,000
Wildgoose Rural Training 2,000
The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country 2,000
Total 10,000

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
The Countess of Brecknock Hospice Trust 14,000
Longfield Hospice Care 4,000
St. Mary’s Hospice Limited 15,000
St. Richard’s Hospice Foundation 10,000
The Shakespeare Hospice Limited 5,000
Total 53,000

Childhood and youth

Ackers Adventure 3,000
Awards for Young Musicians 5,000
Family Action 2,000
Gloucestershire Counselling Service 2,000
Halow (Birmingham) 2,000
The Jericho Foundation 2,000
Missing People Limited 15,000
Sport4Life UK 4,000
Street Teams 4,000
Young Gloucestershire 2,000
Total 41,000


Fair Shares Gloucestershire 2,000
Home-Start Cotswolds 2,000
Moseley Road Baths CIO 2,000
RE-COM: National Organisation for the Rehabilitation of Computers 2,000
University of Birmingham Guild of Students 2,000
Women & Families Resource Centre 2,000
Total 12,000

Disability and ill-health

Acacia Family Support 3,000
The Albrighton Trust 2,000
Carrs Lane Counselling Centre 2,000
CASBA 2,000
Central England Lip-Reading Support 2,000
Coventry Resource Centre for the Blind 2,000
Disability Challengers 10,000
Enham Trust 15,000
The Foundation for Conductive Education 13,000
Martineau Gardens 2,000
Perdiswell Young People’s Leisure Club 2,000
Queen Alexandra College 5,000
Speakeasy NOW 2,000
West Midlands Central Accident Resuscitation Emergency Team 4,000
Worcestershire Association of Carers 3,000
Total 69,000


Amber Foundation 15,000
Hope Projects (West Midlands) Limited 5,000
St. Anne’s Hostel 5,000
St. Basil’s 15,000
Total 40,000

Old age

Better Understanding of Dementia for Sandwell 3,000
BID Services 2,000
Cotswold Friends 4,000
Home From Hospital Care After Treatment 5,000
Total 14,000

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

Forward Trust 25,000
Worcester Street Pastors 2,000
Total 27,000

Total grants: £526,000