Grants made in 2023

Prevention or Relief of Poverty

Crafting for Communities £1,000
Entraide (Mutual Aide) £3,000
Spitfire Advice and Support Services LTD £3,000
Total £7,000

Advancement of Education

St. Paul’s Community Development Trust £2,000
Total £2,000

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 Recovery Foundation £2,000
Alzheimer’s Research UK £10,000
Saheli Hub £8,000
The Air Ambulance Service £10,000
Total £30,000

Advancement of Citizenship or Community Development

The Dorothy Parkes Centre £2,000
Total £2,000

Advancement of Arts, Culture, Heritage or Science

Orchestra of the Swan £4,000
The Peoples Orchestra £1,000
Broadway Arts Festival £1,000
Castle Bromwich Hall and Gardens Trust £2,000
Warwick Arts Centre £2,000
Ex Cathedra £4,000
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra £4,000
The Royal Shakespeare Company £6,000
African Cultural Exchange Ltd £3,000
Age Concern Hereford and Worcestershire £2,000
The Birmingham Bach Choir £2,000
Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust £2,000
Chamberlain Highbury Trust £10,000
The Henry Doubleday Research Association (Organic Garden) £3,000
The Guild of Handicraft Trust £4,000
Strike a Light £2,000
Compton Verney House Charity £2,000
Birmingham Royal Ballet £3,000
The National Youth Orchestra £3,000
B:Music LTD £13,000
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group £2,000
Ikon Gallery LTD £4,000
Craftspace £4,000
Flatpack Projects £4,000
Birmingham Opera Company £5,000
Motionhouse £2,000
Birmingham Botanical Gardens £4,000
Total £98,000

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

No grants within this category.

Advancement of Environmental Protection or Improvement

No grants within this category.

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

Care of the dying

Longfield Hospice Care £2,000
The Hospice Charity Partnership (Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice) £5,000
The Shakespeare Hospice £4,000
St Richards Hospice Foundation £10,000
Acorns Childrens Hospice Trust £5,000
Campden Nursing Home £2,000
Total £28,000

Childhood and youth

Bentley Beginnings £1,000
Sport 4 Life UK £3,000
Ackers Adventure £3,000
Missing People Ltd £5,000
Young Gloucestershire £2,000
Saathi House £2,000
Home Start Birmingham Tameside £2,000
Beyond the Horizon Charity £2,000
The Jericho Foundation £2,000
The Haven Wolverhampton £3,000
YMCA Sutton Coldfield £2,000
Edwards Trust £2,000
Birmingham Settlement £5,000
Street Teams £2,000
Total £36,000


Friends of Cotteridge Park £4,000
Vision 21 (Gloucestershire) Ltd £2,000
Home Start South Worcestershire £3,000
Total £9,000

Disability and ill-health

Walsall Society for the Blind £2,000
Perdiswell Young People’s Leisure Club £2,000
Waterloo Community Counselling £3,000
Castel Froma Neuro Care Ltd £3,000
James Hopkins Trust £2,000
Acacia Family Support £2,000
Advocacy Matters Ltd £2,000
Resources for Autism £2,000
Foundation for Conductive Education £5,000
Enham Trust £2,000
The Garage Art Group £2,000
Cotswold Friends £2,000
Disability Challengers £5,000
Total £34,000


St. Anne’s Hostel £4,000
Hope Projects (West Midlands) Ltd £5,000
Total £9,000

Old age

Better Understanding of Dementia for Sandwell £3,000
Total £3,000

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 awarded 2023: £260,000