• 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 award to the Sporting Memories Foundation

Grant award to the Sporting Memories Foundation

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to the Sporting Memories Foundation. Sporting Memories Foundation is a charity that develop and deliver reminiscence activities that improve the mental and physical well-being of older people (50+) and those living with dementia, depression and isolation. They do this through tapping into people’s passion, knowledge and ...
Grant award to The Hagge Woods Trust

Grant award to The Hagge Woods Trust

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to the Hagge Woods Trust. The grant will allow schools from the inner York area to offset the cost of coach hire required to take children on an educational trip to the woods. Hagge Woods Trust provides an open-access site to Three Hagges Wood-Meadow just off ...
Grant awarded to The County Air Ambulance Trust

Grant awarded to The County Air Ambulance Trust

The Trustees have awarded a grant to The County Air Ambulance Trust’s Help Appeal. County Air Ambulance Trust’s main objective is to relieve sickness by supporting helicopter emergency medical services and funding primary helicopter landing sites at major trauma centres and key accident and emergency hospitals to help end preventable loss of life caused by ...
Grant awarded to Musical Connections, York

Grant awarded to Musical Connections, York

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Musical Connections. Musical Connections began in 2009, with a pilot programme of weekly music-making sessions in City of York Council’s care homes for older people. The project immediately achieved a positive impact and, in 2010, won an NHS award for work in the area of ...
Grant awarded to The Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme in York

Grant awarded to The Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme in York

The Trustees are pleased to report a further grant award to The Prince’s Trust.   The grant will continue to help fund a monthly Enterprise Programme in York.  The youth unemployment rate in York still stands at 11.4%. Even though the area of York has one of the  lowest levels of youth unemployment in the ...
Grant award to The Island, York

Grant award to The Island, York

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to The Island, York. The Island exists to enhance the quality of life for children and young people through sustainable quality mentoring relationships as they make the transition through childhood and adolescence. Theye are a voluntary organisation whose aim is to work with children and young ...
Grant award to Carecent, York

Grant award to Carecent, York

The trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Carecent, York. Carecent is a breakfast centre for all homeless, unemployed or otherwise socially excluded members of our community. “We provide food, clothing and fellowship in a friendly and non-judgemental environment. Our volunteer staff are always ready to listen and offer support and advice where possible. Where ...
Grant award to Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Grant award to Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Trustees are pleased to report a grant award to Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The grant will help support the purchase of new Heated Patient Rescue blankets required by both of the charity’s two air ambulances. The Yorkshire Air Ambulance is a dedicated helicopter emergency service for the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England. It was introduced in 2000, and ...