Grants for registered charities in the UK undertaking charitable activities, primarily those supporting humanitarian causes. Grants are usually made for up to £3,000. In exceptional circumstances grants may be awarded up to £5,000.
- The Trust’s underlying principles are:
- The oneness of humanity.
- The establishment of true justice.
- The paramount importance of education for all.
- The need to address the situation of the very poor and of those at the margins of society.
- That all people everywhere should be able to share the fruits of and be empowered to participate in the construction of a just, prosperous and sustainable society.
- That to achieve these aims, it is necessary to build the capacity of individuals, communities and institutions.
The Trustees meet twice a year, in May and November. Applications need to be submitted by the end of February or the end of August respectively. Registered charities in the UK are eligible to apply. Priority is given to smaller charities.
Applications are made online on the Trust’s website (http://www.ashworthtrust.org). The Trustees meet twice a year, in May and November. Applications submitted by the end of February will be considered in May, and applications submitted by the end of August will be considered in November.
Successful applicants will be informed within six weeks of the relevant meeting.
The Trust does not enter into discussions or explanations regarding applications for funding, or the reasons why applications have been refused, as it does not have any funds designated for this purpose.