Grants available for small charities
The Marsh Christian Trust supports around 300 charities every year and focuses on providing funding which could help small organisations pay for various running costs, such as volunteer expenses, training days, equipment maintenance and other core outgoings.
Applicants must be a registered charity with the Charity Commission for England and Wales or the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator. This does not include Community Interest Companies (CICs). Charities must have been established for more than one financial year and able to provide a full set of their most recent Annual Report and Accounts, or the equivalent financial information if their annual income is under £25,000.
Eligible charities must be working in the areas of arts and heritage, social welfare, environmental causes and animal welfare, education and training, or healthcare
Grants are unrestricted and range from £300 to £2,000, with new applications at the lower end of this scale.
Applications are considered on the basis of the organisation’s financial position, performance against charitable aims and objectives and the ratio of voluntary income against fundraising expenses. Applications can be submitted at any time.
More information on the Trust and projects supported, can be found via www.marshchristiantrust.org/grants/ .