• We are a small grant making charity principally for the benefit of registered charities operating in the City of York, and surrounding areas.

Here are some of our recent grant awards

Huby Playing Fields Association

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant has been pledged to Huby Playing Fields Association. The grant will help fund a replacement sports pavilion to be built in 2022 ...

Joseph Rowntree Theatre

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to The Joseph Rowntree Theatre raise the roof campaign. The main roof has been there since the theatre was built 85 years ago without any major need for repair or replacement and the time has come to make sure that it will last at least another ...

Live Music Now North East

The trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Live Music Now. Live Music Now North East is based in York and is responsible for the delivery of work across the whole of the Yorkshire area -both rural and urban. They work to develop strong local partnerships with health, education and cultural organisations to ...

Age UK York

The trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Age UK York. Age UK York is a local charity supporting the older people of York, their families and carers. They provide a wide range of services which make a valuable difference to the lives of older people. They have been supporting the older people ...

Leeds Hospitals Charity

The trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Leeds Hospitals Charity. Leeds Hospitals Charity is the official charity for Leeds Teaching Hospitals. The hospitals in Leeds providecare for people from across Yorkshire, including York. Leeds Children’s Hospital alone offers 28 areas ofspecialist paediatric care, a highly specialised congenital cardiac service, one of only ...

St Catherine’s Hospice

The Trustees are pleased to report a further grant award to St Catherine’s Hospice. St Catherine’s provide care and support at home and in the Hospice for adults with a terminal illness, and to their families, and friends. The services allow a patient to remain as active as possible and make the most of everyday. ...

Grant award to FoNESP

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to The Friends of New Earswick Pool. The Friends of New Earswick Pool (FoNESP) are a registered charity (1188111) who formed in October 2017, in response to the news that the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust planned to close the New Earswick Pool. After a successful campaign ...

Grant award to Door 84

The Trustees are pleased to report a further grant award to Door 84 Founded more than 50 years ago, Door 84 is a registered charity and one of the leading providers of services to Children, Young people and the community in York. Their Vision is to empower their service users to achieve their potential and ...

Grant award to SAMM (Support after Murder and Manslaughter)

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to SAMM. SAMM provides a wide range of peer support services to people bereaved by murder and manslaughter. They support close relatives as well as wider family members. Even if a loss has affected a bereaved friend, they will support them. ...

Grant award to York Hospital Radio

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to York Hospital Radio. York Hospital Radio is a voluntary radio service broadcasting via Hospedia 24 hours a day to the patients, visitors and staff in the York Hospital.  The station is staffed entirely by volunteers who together provide a mix of entertainment, information, great music, ...

Grant award to SASH

The Trustees are pleased to report a further grant award to SASH. SASH is a youth homelessness charity that works across York, North and East Yorkshire. They help young people aged 16-25 who are facing homelessness. SASH do not run a hostel or own any property. The accommodation they offer is through our Nightstop and Supported Lodgings services, which ...

Grant award to York Rescue Boat

The Trustees are pleased to report a further grant award to York Rescue Boat. York Rescue Boat is an independent lifeboat and search and rescue team based in York, North Yorkshire. Their work centres around the Rivers Ouse and Foss in York. Uniquely they work to make the city safer by carrying out combined patrols by boat and on ...

Grant award to Macmillan Yorkshire Appeal

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to The Macmillan Yorkshire appeal. Last year (2020), Macmillan lost over £1 million in income across Yorkshire. The grant will go towards the cost of covering emergency response and vital services for the 179,000 people currently living with cancer in the region. Grant funds can support ...

Grant award to Survive

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Survive. Survive, based in Micklegate, York offers specialist counselling and support work to men and women across North Yorkshire who have experienced sexual trauma including rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse as well as grooming, sexual exploitation and the coercive sexual control often present in ...

Grant award to Musical Connections, York.

The Trustees are pleased to report a second grant award to Musical Connections. Musical Connections empowers people to lead happier, healthier lives through participating in music Musical Connections was first conceived in 2008, and became a registered charity in 2016. They offer a musical programme which challenges age-related stereotypes, and does not make assumptions about the types ...