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
Application deadline for our next quarterly round of grant funding is 22/05/2015. Read more
Our congratulations and good luck to Gloucester Services: Winners of WDP Food & Farming award, and the opening of their M5 Southbound services. 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
Cheltenham Science Festival 2015:
Climate Scientist Professor Mark Maslin will deliver this year's Summerfield Lecture at the Cheltenham Science Festival. Read more
CREATE Gloucestershire: £10,000 grant benefits Gloucestershire apprenticeship scheme in the creative industries. Read More
Chairman of the Trustees of the Summerfield Charitable Trust awarded OBE in the Queen's New Year Honours. Read more