What We Fund
We encourage a diverse range of applicants and we are keen to be involved in projects, both large and small, that are imaginative and to which we can make a significant contribution.
See our funding criteria below, or view our Grants Paid pages for more information on current and past projects we have funded.
Charities and organisations applying to the Trust must be based in the six district councils of Gloucestershire (i.e. Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud, Tewkesbury, Cotswolds or Forest of Dean); or they must be engaged in a project that is of specific benefit to residents within the county.
Viewed especially favourably are:
Applicants are asked to show they have considered:
If you are applying for funds for a new building, or to make alterations to an existing building, you need to note that SCT is supportive of measures which reduce running costs, improve a building's 'performance', and improve facilities for users/staff. Your application would need to give a full explanation of what measures you have considered on:
If you are applying for funds for an environmental application, please note that SCT is supportive of measures which improve energy efficiency and/or which establish/improve habitats, conservation management, education about environmental matters and community engagement projects.
Organisations we will fund:
Donations are NOT given to:
Map of the geographical area we fund, including local authority boundaries:
If your organisation has a project that meets our funding criteria, you can submit a grant application online.
View our Grants Paid pages for a history of donations made and projects we have supported.
If you still need further clarification before proceeding with an application, please get in touch with us by telephone or email, using the 'Contact Us' link below.
A list of organisations working locally and nationally who may be able to offer funding or advice.