Welcome to the Summerfield Charitable Trust
The Summerfield Charitable Trust was established by Ronald Summerfield, a Cheltenham antique dealer, shortly before his death in 1989.
During 2014 we donated £522,230 to a wide variety of good causes throughout Gloucestershire. We paid a total of 104 grants ranging from small grants of £500, to larger grants of over £20,000. The average grant payment was £5,000.
Read more in our 2014 Grants Paid report.
TOTAL GRANTS PAID 2009 TO 2014
= £4,064,127 to 528 charities
PLEASE NOTE: We have updated our funding criteria regarding requests for Salary/Staff costs. See our 'What We Fund' page for more information.
At their meeting in July, the Trustees awarded a grant of £15,000 to the Sue Ryder Hospice in Cheltenham in memory of Mrs Grace Fry. Read More
Trustees award a £20,000 grant to Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust for their project at Greystones Farm nature reserve. Read more
Applications are now open for the next round of funding in November.
Deadline date 11/09/2015. Read more
£75,000 Summerfield Trust grant helps Roses Theatre Capital Campaign for major redevelopment and modernisation of their community arts centre in Tewkesbury. Read more
Grace Fry Trust amalgamation: In March this year, the Trustees of the Grace Fry Charitable Trust transferred their investments to the Summerfield Charitable Trust. Read more
CREATE Gloucestershire: £10,000 grant benefits Gloucestershire apprenticeship scheme in the creative industries. Read More