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John Gilpin Trust

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Fund Information

Funding body: John Gilpin Trust

Maximum value: £ 1,000

Application deadline: None specified


The John Gilpin Trust offers a small number of grants each year to voluntary and community organisations in Cumbria, Merseyside or Suffolk.

Objectives of Fund

The funding is intended to support national charities and local organisations undertaking charitable projects.

Value Notes

The Trust has approximately 28,000 per year which it distributes as charitable donations. Funding is at the discretion of the Trustees. Most grants tend to be for £1,000. Exceptional grants of more than £1,000 may be given from time to time.

Who Can Apply

Small charities with strong local connections in Merseyside, Cumbria, or Suffolk may apply.

Eligible Expenditure

The funding is to be used for project costs.

Organisations who have received grants in the past include:

  • Bradbury fields

  • Copeland Occupational and Social Centre

  • Cumbria Rural Housing Trust

  • Crossroads Care Cumbria

  • Hope Centre

  • Liverpool Lighthouse

  • MENCAP Liverpool

  • South Lakeland Young Carers

  • Southwold Museum and Historical Society

  • The Conservation Volunteers

  • Trinity St Martin Memorial Hall

  • Wirral Hospice St Johns

How To Apply

The application process is ongoing and interested applicants may apply at any time in writing.

Contact the John Gilpin Trust for further information.

Addresses and contacts

For further information on how to obtain this grant locally, please contact the following:

  1. Enquiries 
    John Gilpin Trust 
    Margary & Miller Solicitors 
    73 High Street 
    IP18 6DS 
    Tel: 01502 723308

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