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 2015 we paid 102 grants totalling £819,558 to a wide variety of good causes throughout Gloucestershire, ranging from small grants of £500, to larger grants of over £20,000. Read More
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
Presentation of the grant cheque September 2015. Left to right: Trustee, Kate Hicks Beach; Project Pilgrim Manager, Anne Cranston; Dean of Gloucester Cathedral, Reverend Stephen Lake; Trustees, Vanessa Arburthnott, Anthony McClaran, James Millar and Edward Gillespie; Trust Administrator, Lavinia Sidgwick; Gloucester Cathedral Architect, Antony Feltham-King. Photo credit: Kevin Fern Photography
Click on the video below to view a history of grants paid
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED for the July funding round, and will re-open on 25/7/2016 for the November funding round. See the 'How to Apply' page for more information.
OUR ANNUAL REPORT FOR 2015 IS NOW AVAILABLE TO VIEW ONLINE OR DOWNLOAD. Read more
CHANGES TO BOARD OF TRUSTEES: Following the retirement of Anthony McClaran as Trustee at the end of 2015, we are delighted to welcome Mr David Owen to the board. Read more