J N Derbyshire Trust

Description: The J. N. Derbyshire Trust supports people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire by making grants to community and voluntary groups who work to improve their communities.

Type: Project Costs

Status: Open

Maximum: £350 to £10,000

Opening: 01/02/2022

Deadline: 31/08/2022

Notes: Apply before deadline





Description and Criteria
The J. N. Derbyshire Trust supports people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire by making grants to community and voluntary groups who work to improve their communities.

Grants are available for groups for Nottinghamshire based project costs under any of the following themes:

  • Promotion of health
  • Development of physical improvement
  • Advancement of education
  • Relief of poverty, distress and sickness

 

The Trust was established in September 1944 by Job Nightingale Derbyshire, a prominent Chartered Accountant who practised for many years in Nottingham.

The Trust does not actively fundraise and seeks to continue the philanthropic work desired by the donor through the careful stewardship of its existing resources.

At present the Council consists of three members of the Derbyshire family, together with three senior professionals with an in-depth knowledge of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire community.

For further information on the J N Derbyshire Trust and to see their accounts, please visit the Charities Commission website.

 

Trusts Objectives and Eligibility Guidelines

We recommend that applicants first read the below to check they comply with the Trust’s objectives and eligibility guidelines before applying for funding to ensure that your grant application is eligible.

The objectives of the Trust are the making of charitable donations for the promotion of health, development of physical improvement, advancement of education and the relief of poverty, distress and sickness.

The Trust make grants to charitable organisations in or for the benefit of people in Nottingham or Nottinghamshire.

The Trust does not make grants to individuals. They only make grants to registered charities or companies (CIC/CIO) who operate on a not for profit basis, who can supply 2 years of account with their application.

You will be required to provide copies of the last two years’ accounts with your application.

Please be aware that applications from nationally operated charities who have reported income of more than £1m in the latest set of financial statements that are available will not be considered.

 

Amounts and Rounds

Grants and donations range in size, with most grants awarded being in the range of £350 to £10,000.

There are currently two review meetings per year for all applications which usually take place in March and October.
The deadlines for submission of the application form for these meetings are 31 January and 31 August respectively.

Applicants of interest to the Trust will be contacted by the Secretary for further information.

Please note that the Trust receives more requests for help than they can meet from their resources and, therefore, have to make difficult decisions even when the criteria have been met.

 

For more information please contact us on 01623 620202 or email enquiries@nottscf.org.uk

 

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