Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust

Grants available for: Registered charities based in Sussex, working in fields of wildlife and conservation, support for disabled people, care for the elderly, general welfare, family planning and youth care.
Size of grants given: Most under £10,000
No deadlines.

Aims of Fund

Preference is given to charities working in the fields of Wildlife and Environmental Conservation (UK and International) and charities operating in the county of Sussex.

Who can apply

Registered charities based in Sussex, working in fields of wildlife and conservation, support for disabled people, care for the elderly, general welfare, family planning and youth care. Grants also available to registered charities in the UK and internationally, particularly those focusing on wildlife and conservation

How much and what can you apply for

Small one off grants of up to £10,000 are available for core costs, one off projects or capital purchases. Grants for over £10,000 are generally only available to charities that have an existing relationship with the trust that has been built up over several years.

Examples of beneficiaries in Sussex 2013-14 include:

  • Butterfly Conservation (£1,000)
  • Countryside Alliance Foundation (£1,000)
  • Whoopsadaisy (£3,000)
  • AMAZE (£1,000)
  • Happy Days (£1,000)
  • Impact Initiatives (£4,000)
  • Burgess Hill Boys Club (£750)

How to apply

In writing to the address below. Applications should be no longer than two A4 sides, and should incorporate a short (half page) summary. Applications should also include a detailed budget for the project and the applicant’s most recent audited accounts. If accounts show a significant surplus or deficit of income, please explain how this has arisen.

Deadlines for application

Applications are received throughout the year, and the trustees meet to consider them every four months.

Contact details

Scott Rice
Trust Officer
Kleinwort Benson
14 St George Street 
London
W1S 1FE
020 3207 7337
ekctadmin@kleinworthbenson.com 
www.ekct.org.uk 

Date & initials

09/10/15 RR