The Catherine Cookson Trust supports a wide range of activities including education and training, environment and conservation, arts and culture as well as general charitable purposes. The Trust’s principal aim is to identify and meet the local needs of the area in which Dame Catherine was brought up and resided. In particular the Trust supports work with young or disadvantaged people.
The Trustees funds registered charities and prefer projects and schemes which involve or are directed towards capital expenditure.
They do not generally consider applications for core funding or on-going financing, applications with a foreign element, individuals or applications for Sports Clubs/Associations.
There are no deadlines for applications.
Grant size: Although grants awarded range from between £250 and £10,000, the majority of grants are not above £1,000.
Application process: Catherine Cookson Trust website