• 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

Grant made to the Panathlon Challenge Foundation

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to The Panathlon Foundation.   The grant will help the Foundation expand its work to more special education needs children in York. The Panathlon Challenge is a national charity which provides sporting opportunities for over 13,000 disabled young people each year. 812 schools took part in ...

Grant awarded to York Air Cadets

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to York Air Cadets (110 City of York Sqn) . The Air Training Corps is an organisation that gives young people the chance to take part in a range of exciting and challenging activities, supervised by experience adult volunteer staff.  They teach these young people discipline, ...

Grant award to the Lymphoma association

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to the Lymphoma association to help towards the costs of  providing ‘Live your life’  health and wellbeing education and support programme events in York. The Lymphoma associated give people coping with a lymphatic cancer diagnosis the right information and suppport when they need it most. When someone ...

Grant award to The Wednesday Club Ellerton

The Trustees are pleased to report a second grant award to The Wednesday Club, Ellerton.  York. The Wednesday Club is a non-profit making social club, run by volunteers, to help bring together those who are isolated from friends and family.  The club combats social isolation and loneliness by offering door-to-door assisted and accessible transport to ...

Grant award to The Ambulance Wish Foundation

The trustees are pleased to report a grant to The Ambulance Wish Foundation. The Ambulance Wish Foundation is a group of 150 clinically trained volunteers and drivers who try to fulfill the last wishes of immobile terminal patients for free on a daily basis with the help of specially designed and specifically equipped ambulances. Inspired by and ...

Grant awarded to Lollipop (York & District)

The trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Lollipop York & District. Lollipop brings families of children and young people with any degree of hearing loss together through regular free social activities and gatherings. Lollipop offers opportunities for children & young people with any degree of hearing loss and their families to meet ...

Grant awarded to Vespertine

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Vespertine. Vespertine is an innovative and accessible programme of intriguing, spectacular and unique art events taking place monthly in the early evening gap between work and play. The audience of residents and visitors to York, whether they are arts attenders or not, can experience a ...

Grant awarded to Heart Research UK

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Heart Research UK. The grant will help fund a pilot project using cutting edge virtual reality technology to help educate primary school pupils in York on the benefits of having a healthy heart. Children are now immersed in technology using smartphones, iPad’s computers and gaming ...

Grant awarded to the Prince’s Trust

The Trustees are pleased to report a further grant award to The Prince’s Trust.   The grant will help fund a monthly Enterprise Programme in York. The Enterprise Programme is the programme for which the Prince’s Trust is best known and it helps young people start a business. Young people can benefit from the program ...

Grant awarded to Xmas Presence

The trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Xmas Presence. This a wonderful project taking shape in York to help to alleviate the sadness of the older generation finding themselves alone at Christmas time. ‘Xmas Presence’ aims to provide transport, Christmas dinner & refreshments, entertainment, presents & good company for 40 people on ...

Grant awarded to York Archaeological Trust

The trustees are pleased to report a grant award to The York Archaeological Trust.  YAT is the owner and operator of the world famous JORVIK Viking Centre. The JORVIK Viking Centre was one of the many homes and businesses in York that suffered substantial flood damage in December 2015. The centre remains closed and aims ...

Grant awarded to York Blind and Partially Sighted Society

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant has been awarded to the York Blind and Partially Sighted Society. York Blind and Partially Sighted Society is a thriving, local charity, working to help people with sight problems to be independent. ...

Grant awarded to The Handicapped Children’s Action Group

The trustees are pleased to report a grant award to the The Handicapped Children’s Action Group. HCAG is a registered charity working to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities, learning difficulties and other special needs. The children, from all areas of the UK are unable to obtain this equipment from the NHS and because of ...

Second grant award made to SASH

The trustees are pleased to report a second grant award has been made to SASH. SASH provides safe accommodation and support to vulnerable young people who have been made homeless.     ...

Grant made to the Kyra Women’s Project

The trustees are pleased to report a grant award to the Kyra Women’s Project. Kyra Women’s Project is the only independent charity in York dedicated to women’s self-development.  It is run by women for women.  The project brings together women who are isolated, emotionally vulnerable, or who are looking for help to improve their wellbeing. ...

Second grant made to The Prince’s Trust

The trustees are pleased to report they have made a second grant to The Prince’s Trust.   This grant will help provide funding for The Enterprise programme which is seeking to target disadvantaged young people in York. The programme provides; training to show what you need to know and do to start your own business ...

Second grant made to Marie Curie

The trustees are pleased to report they have made a second grant to Marie Curie to help support their nursing services in York and surrounding areas.  The grant will cover 50% of the costs for one nurse over the period of a year. Marie Curie offer free nursing care to people with all terminal illnesses across the UK, ...

Second Grant award to Motability

The trustees are pleased to report a second grant has been made to Motability. Motability help disabled people across the UK become mobile. This particular grant is for the sole benefit of disabled people in York. ...

Grant made to Maggie’s Yorkshire.

The trustees are please to report a grant has been made to Maggie’s Yorkshire to help build a new centre in Leeds. Maggie’s provides free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their family and friends, following the ideas about cancer care originally laid out by Maggie Keswick Jencks ...

Grant made to York Carers Centre.

The Trustees are please to report a grant has been made to York Carers Centre. York Carers Centre work in partnership with carers, statutory and voluntary organisations to ensure carers, throughout York, have access to confidential information, advice and support. ...