The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust funds UK Registered Charities, operating in the UK, in the fields of the advancement of the arts, health and medical welfare and environmental protection or improvement.
Grants of up to £5,000 are awarded and are usually single grants over a one-year period. Occasionally longer-term grants of up to 3 years) are agreed by the Trustees.
They have a range of priorities within each of the areas they fund, including:
- support for charities seeking to engage with young people on the fringes of society
- support for charities concerned with alleviating the suffering of adults and children with medical conditions who have difficulty finding support through traditional sources
- welfare of those who care for others through the provision of breaks for carers (especially young carers)
- projects that use gardening or environmental activities to bring about positive changes in the lives of those living with disabilities or ill health.
There are three rounds of funding a year, in March, July and November.
Check the full eligibility and other details at the D’Oyly Carte Trust website.