THE BASIL SAMUEL CHARITABLE TRUST

Grants between £1,000 and £5,000 for registered charities in England and Wales working in the areas of culture, education, medicine and social welfare.

 

o Application deadline: none – applications may be made at any time in writing.

o Who can apply: registered charities in England and Wales.

The Basil Samuel Charitable Trust awards grants to registered charities in England and Wales that are carrying out medical, socially supportive, educational and cultural activities, as well as making a number of donations to other charities. The Trust has stated that it intends to continue to support educational, cultural, medical and socially supportive charities during 2021/22.

Generally, grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 are available with the occasional higher award. There is no matched funding requirement.

During the year ended 5 April 2020 the Trust awarded 87 grants totalling £555,500, representing an average award of £6,385 (2019: 32 grants totalling £477,500, at an average of £14,921).

The Trust doesn’t provide a list of funded organisations in its most recent annual accounts. However, in previous years it has supported a wide range of organisations, including those supporting and/or providing:

o Hospices.
o Medical research.
o Museums, and
o People with a hearing or sight impairment.

Please note the Trust does not maintain a website. Further information is, however, available on the Charity Commission website.

Applications may be made at any time in writing, addressed to

M Peskin, MA LL.M and W James Furber, MA
Trustees
The Basil Samuel Charitable Trust
c/o Smith and Williamson
25 Moorgate
London
EC2R 6AY
Tel: 
020 7131 4376
(The Trust does not advertise an email address.)

Where to find us

Llandrindod Wells Office

Unit 30
Ddole Road Industrial Estate
Llandrindod Wells
Powys
LD1 6DF

01597 822 191

Newtown Office

Plas Dolerw
Milford Road
Newtown
Powys
SY16 2EH

01686 626 220

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