The Ernest Cook Trust

The Ernest Cook Trust has one-off grants of up to £10,000 available (average £1,500) for educational grants focusing on children and young people for the environment, rural conservation, the countryside, arts and crafts, literacy, numeracy and research. Registered charitable or not for profit organisations can apply. For more information visit phone 01285 712492.

The Equitable Charitable Trust

Grants of between £2,500 and £30,000 is available from The Equitable Charitable Trust to support the educational needs of those under the age of 25 who are from disadvantaged backgrounds or are disabled. Grants can be for one and three years for project costs, capital expenditure, equipment and/ or salary costs. Local authority  maintained schools and individuals can't apply. For more information phone 02072 644993.