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Mrs F B Laurence's Charitable Trust

10 June 2021/Categories: Grants_and_Funding

Grants are available for registered charities undertaking projects with a focus on social welfare and disadvantaged people.

Fund Information

Funding body:
Mrs F B Laurence's Charitable Trust
Maximum value:
Application deadline:
None specified


Mrs F B Laurence's Charitable Trust offers grants to registered charities working throughout the UK.

Objectives of Fund

The scheme aims to fund projects with a social welfare focus and those working with disadvantaged people.

In particular, The Trust wishes to fund projects that are hands-on, new and innovative.

Value Notes

Funding is at the discretion of the Trustees.

In the past, grants have ranged between £1,000 and £6,000.

Match Funding Restrictions

Match funding is not a specified requirement.

Who Can Apply

Charitable organisations working in the UK are eligible to apply.

The Trust is willing to consider applications from smaller organisations, particularly those that may normally find attracting funding difficult.


The Trustees do not make donations to individuals.

Eligible Expenditure

The Trust's preference is to make grants for the care and improvements of conditions experienced by disadvantaged members of society both within the UK and overseas.


United Kingdom

How To Apply

The Mrs F B Laurence's Charitable Trust does not maintain a website or an email address. Groups should write to the Trust for further information on how to apply

Contact Mrs F B Laurence's Charitable Trust for further information.

Addresses and contacts

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

  1. The Trustees
    Mrs F B Laurence's Charitable Trust
    BM Box 2082
    WC1N 3XX

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