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
OUR ANNUAL REPORT FOR 2015 IS NOW AVAILABLE TO VIEW ONLINE OR DOWNLOAD. Read more
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED but will re-open on 2/5/16 for the July funding round. See the 'How to Apply' page for more information.
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
PLEASE NOTE: We have updated our funding criteria regarding requests for Salary/Staff costs. See our 'What We Fund' page for more information.