The Cole Charitable Trust supports charities in the West Midlands, Kent and Cambridgeshire areas preferring to fund small charities for whom the modest grants available can make a significant difference.
The Trust welcomes applications from small and local (as opposed to regional or national) organisations, or local branches of organisations, working in the fields of:
- social welfare, all age groups
- community and environmental development
- opportunities for young people
- promotion of improved quality of life
- personal or community empowerment.
Please note the Trust does not support large building appeals, animal charities, research or further education.
Grants generally range between £300 to £1,000. Occasionally grants can be outside this range.
Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Trustees meet twice a year in April/May, and October/November.
For more information and how to apply please click here.
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