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 2016 we paid 91 grants totalling £417, 887 to a wide variety of good causes throughout Gloucestershire, ranging from small grants of £375, to larger grants of over £20,000. Read More
Chris Bonington: Ascent
The Summerfield Charitable Trust is delighted to sponsor an evening with Adventurer, Chris Bonington, at the Cheltenham Literature Festival on Wednesday 11th Ocotober. The renowned mountaineer will recount his greatest challenges: both the incredible physical climbs he is known for and the personal obstacles he has had to overcome. It is set to be a riveting and inspiring evening. Tickets are on sale now through the Festival website.
In 2015 the Summerfield Charitable Trust celebrated its 25th Anniversary by awarding a special grant of £359,000 to Gloucester Cathedral's Project Pilgrim. Read more
Click on the video below to view a history of grants paid
AN EVENING WITH CHRIS BONINGTON
As part of the Cheltenham Literature Festival, the Summerfield Charitable Trust has sponsored an evening with adventurer and Mountaineer Chris Bonington. Tickets are on sale now.
NEW ENVIRONMENTAL UPDATE:
We have updated our WHAT WE FUND page to include additional information for applicants who are looking to improve energy efficiency, habitats, conservation management, environmental education or environmental community engagement projects.