Grants made in 2013

Prevention or Relief of Poverty

FareShare 4,000
FoodCycle 2,000
Total 6,000

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

The Air Ambulance Service 3,000
Alzheimer’s Research UK 15,000
Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charities 10,000
Total 28,000

Advancement of Citizenship or Community Development

No grants within this category.

Advancement of Arts, Culture, Heritage or Science

Bromsgrove Arts Centre Trust 1,000
Birmingham Royal Ballet 2,000
Canal & River Trust 1,000
Chipping Campden Music Festival 5,000
The Churches Conservation Trust 2,000
Elmhurst Ballet School Trust 5,000
Ex Cathedra Ltd 2,000
Gloucestershire Everyman Theatre Company Ltd 2,000
The Gordon Russell Trust 1,000
The Green Howards Regimental Museum 16,000
The Library of Birmingham Trust 10,000
Midlands Arts Centre 35,000
Total 82,000

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 3,000
Hill Close Gardens Trust 1,000
Plantlife – The Wild Plant Conservation Charity 1,000
Rare Breeds Survival Trust 2,000
Stroud Valleys Project 2,000
The Warwickshire Wildlife Trust 2,000
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust 10,000
Total 21,000

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

Care of the dying

Acorn’s Children’s Hospice Trust limited 5,000
St. Richard’s Hospice Foundation 10,000
The Shakespeare Hospice 3,000
Shipston Home Nursing 2,000
Total 20,000

Childhood and youth

Big Brum (Theatre in Education) Company Limited 1,000
Birmingham Boys’ and Girls’ Union 50,000
The Door Youth Project 1,000
Family Action (East Birmingham) 2,000
Home-Start (Cotswolds) Ltd 1,000
Open Door Youth Counselling 2,000
Total 57,000


ASHA Women’s Centre 1,000
Birmingham Citizens’ Advice Bureau Service Ltd 2,000
Carrs Lane Counselling Centre Limited 2,000
Community Action, Malvern & District 1,000
Dorothy Parkes Centre 2,000
Droitwich Spa & Rural Council for Voluntary Service 1,000
The Haven Wolverhampton 1,000
The House on the Corner Community Project 2,000
St. Martin’s Centre for Health and Healing 2,000
Total 14,000

Disability and ill-health

The Acquired Aphasia Trust 6,000
Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies 1,000
The Birmingham Dyslexia Association – See Note 2,000
Canine Partners for Independence 10,000
Castel Froma 2,000
Contented Dementia Trust 2,000
The Cotswold Riding & Driving for the Disabled Association 5,000
Disability Challengers 2,000
Home from Hospital, Care After Treatment 1,000
The Langstone Society 2,000
Martineau Gardens 2,000
Performances Birmingham Limited 2,000
Queen Alexandra College 5,000
St. Vincent’s and St. George’s Association 5,000
Springfield Mind Limited 2,000
Sunfield Children’s Homes Limited 5,000
Friends of Victoria School 1,000
Where Next Association 2,000
Total 57,000

See ante for Birmingham Dyslexia Association; the return of the cheque reduces the grants paid in 2013 to £333,000.


Birmingham City Mission 5,000
Emmaus U.K. 5,000
Hope Projects (West Midlands) Limited 4,000
The Salvation Army 2,000
Total 16,000

Old age

The Birmingham Settlement 3,000
The ExtraCare Charitable Trust 5,000
Total 8,000

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.
The Trust no longer accepts applications within this category.

Other purposes that are currently recognised as charitable or are in the spirit of any purposes currently recognised as charitable

The Amber Foundation 6,000
Missing People Limited 10,000
Pimlico Opera 2,000
Refugee and Migrant Centre 2,000
Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust 5,000
Total 25,000

Total grants awarded 2013: £334,000