MONTHLY GRANTS

THE GENERAL FUND

GRANT CRITERIA FOR GENERAL CHARITIES

  • We seek to make donations to general charities, which are small enough in size or are applying for support for a modest project such that the charity will benefit substantially from a donation of between £250 and £500.
  • We also make grants to charities, which focus on the conservation of wildlife and the environment which are typically between £1,000 to £2,000.
  • We will generally only support charities which are registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales, or which are exempt or excepted charities (within the meaning of the Charities Act 2011).
  • We will not generally make a grant to an organisation that the Trust has supported within the previous 24 months.
  • We will not support applications from individuals seeking personal support.
  • Grants may be made towards revenue, capital or project expenditure.
  • Grants are made on a periodic basis and there is no deadline for applications. The grants committee makes Grant decisions monthly.
  • It is important that the charity will be small enough in size or be applying for support for a modest project, such that the grant will have a meaningful impact

How to apply for General Grants

THE MARTIN WILLS WILDLIFE MAINTENANCE TRUST

GRANT CRITERIA FOR THE CONSERVATION OF WILDLIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHARITIES

The charitable objectives of this Trust is the conservation and maintenance for the benefit of the public of the natural environment and its indigenous woodland flora and fauna with particular reference to the conservation and maintenance of the character and amenity of rural areas.

  • Grants are typically between in the £1,000 to £2,000 range, though sometimes up to £5,000.
  • Grants are made only to charities, which focus on the conservation of wildlife and the environment.
  • We will generally only support charities which are registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales, or which are exempt or excepted charities (within the meaning of the Charities Act 2011).
  • We will not generally make a grant to an organisation that the Trust has supported within the previous 24 months.
  • We will not support applications from individuals seeking personal support.
  • Grants may be made towards revenue, capital or project expenditure.
  • Grants are made on a periodic basis and there is no deadline for applications. The grants committee makes Grant decisions monthly.

How to apply for General Grants

RECENT GRANTS

Sandford St Martin Trust
21st Century Trust (General)
Enstone & Uplands Conservation Trust (ENCON)
The British Racing School (Education Ltd)
Oxford Children’s Hospital (Gifford’s Circus)
Fledglings
PDSA Pet Practices
Spelsbury Memorial Hall and Fountain
Elgin Youth Development Group
Gamekeepers Welfare Trust
Medic Assist International (MAI)
Christian Aid
Jigsaw Community Counselling Centre
Sightsavers
Tiny Tim’s Children’s Centre
British Red Cross
Contact Hostel
Donkey Sanctuary
Transformation CPR
BF Adventure
Pit Pony Sanctuary
Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust
British Disabled Angling Association (BDA)
Care in Crisis
GL11 Community Hub
Home 4 Homeless Veterans
Oxfordshire Youth (OY)
Women for Women International (UK)
Age UK
Salvation Army

CONTACT

T: +44 (0) 1608 678051
E: HDHWILLS@BTCONNECT.COM

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The HDH Wills 1965 Charitable Trust

Registered charity no. 1117747
Company limited by guarantee registered in England No. 06025028

Registered office

Henley Knapp Barn, Fulwell, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 4EN

The Martin Wills Fund

Provides funds for the larger grants
Registered charity no. 1117747/1

Subsidiary charity of The HDH Wills 1965 Charitable Trust

The Martin Wills Wildlife Maintenance Fund

Provides funds for the monthly
conservation of wildlife and the environment grants

Registered charity no. 1139483
Company limited by guarantee registered in England 
No. 07417972