Grants made in 2012

Prevention or Relief of Poverty

No grants within this category.

Advancement of Education

No grants within this category.

Advancement of Religion

No grants within this category.
The Trust no longer accepts applications within this category.

Advancement of Health or the Saving of Lives

Alzheimer’s Research UK 10,000
Cobalt Unit Appeal Fund 5,000
Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust Charity 1,000
University Hospital Birmingham Charity 3,000
Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance 2,000
Total 21,000

Advancement of Citizenship or Community Development

No grants within this category

Advancement of Arts, Culture, Heritage or Science

Birmingham Bach Choir 6,000
Birmingham Pen Trade Heritage Association 1,000
Birmingham Repertory Theatre Limited 1,000
Birmingham Royal Ballet 2,000
Brewery Court Limited (New Brewery Arts) 1,000
Broadway Arts Festival Limited 1,000
Chipping Campden Music Festival 1,000
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 2,000
Leamington Music 1,000
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain 1,000
Orchestra of the Swan 1,000
Welsh National Opera 1,000
Total 19,000

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

Henry Doubleday Research Association 2,000
Rare Breeds Survival Trust 2,000
Stroud Valley Project 1,000
Warley Woods Community Trust 1,000
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust 4,000
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

St. Richard’s Hospice Foundation 6,000
The Shakespeare Hospice 3,000
Total 9,000

Childhood and youth

Ackers Adventure 3,000
Birmingham Boys’ and Girls’ Union 5,000
Fair Shares Gloucestershire 2,000
Family Action (East Birmingham) 1,000
Home-Start Stroud & Dursley 1,000
Sport 4 Life UK 1,000
Walsall Street Teams 2,000
Total 15,000


ASHA Women’s Centre 1,000
Carrs Lane Counselling Centre Limited 1,000
Holland House 6,000
St. Martin’s Centre for Health and Healing 2,000
Wychavon Citizens’ Advice Bureau 1,000
Total 11,000

Disability and ill-health

The Albrighton Trust 1,000
Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies 1,000
Disability Challengers 3,000
Enham 25,000
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People 2,000
Merton House Holiday Hotel Limited 5,000
Multiple Births Foundation 2,000
St. Vincent’s and St. George’s Association 2,000
Sunfield Children’s Homes Limited –                         See Note 3,000
Total 44,000

Sunfield Children’s Home Limited withdrew their application after the meeting at which a grant to them was approved but before the grant cheque was dispatched.


Emmaus UK 5,000
St. Basil’s 3,000
Surrey Community Trust 5,000
Total 13,000

Old age

The Birmingham Settlement 4,000
The ExtraCare Charitable Trust 3,000
Total 7,000

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

After Adoption 1,000
Carers Gloucestershire 1,000
Carers Support Service 1,000
Missing People Limited 6,000
Pimlico Opera 2,000
The Refugee and Migrant Centre 2,000
Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust 10,000
Solihull Bereavement Support 1,000
Walsall Bereavement Support 2,000
Total 26,000

Total grants awarded in 2012: £175,000