The DLA Piper Charitable Trust has a small amount of money which it offers as donations to charitable organisations, both national charities and local organisations, undertaking charitable projects.
Grants are available for UK registered charities undertaking ‘needy causes’ in the UK.
The Trust allocates around £50,000 in grants each year. About 45 charities receive grants each year.
Funding is at the discretion of the Trustees. In the past grants have ranged from less than £1,000 to £5,000 with an exceptional grant made for more than £5,000.
Charitable organisations based in the UK may apply.
The Trust offers grants under the following two categories:
- Medical Research donations.
- Social Welfare donations.
Funding is not available for individuals.
Applications may be made at any time and are considered on a quarterly basis.
The Trust does not have a website or a formal application form.
Applications must be made in writing to the Trust and will be considered on a quarterly basis. Contact the DLA Piper Charitable Trust for further information.
Godfrey J Smallman
DLA Piper Charitable Trust
c/o Wrigleys Solicitors