NORTH WEIR CHARITABLE TRUST

Registered Charity No. 1058757

(NW Trust Hay)

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Applications for Awards Information is sent annually to schools colleges groups and associations whose members may reside within the Trust area.

Advertisements are placed in the local press during February also in local Church magazines. Closing dates for applications are 31st March and 31st October.


As Trustees meet only twice yearly it is advisable for applications to be sent well in advance of the date of the planned project.

Please visit our application page to download the form

This small local Trust was set up in 1996 and made its first awards in 1997. Income is currently totally dependent on fundraising and donations. Thanks to the hard work of Trustees and friends the Trust continues to thrive.

Whilst encouraging adventurous travellers undertaking voluntary work overseas the Trust has also assisted students wishing to extend their expertise in various fields -music dance drama film-studies languages, science, motor engineering, sport of various kinds' including cricket, footbal, rugby and martial arts.

What a wealth of talent and enthusiasm abounds in this small area!

It provides grants to persons undertaking special projects in this country or overseas which will either further their education or extend their expertise through voluntary work.

The Trust is small and is not able to assist with school or university fees.

It is at present reliant on fund raising.

There are six Trustees who meet twice yearly and closing dates for applications are 31st March and 31st October.

Over the last two plus years

38 awards have been made

3 fund-raising events held

many generous donations received

£17,900 including donations raised £9,245 given in awards.


All work for the Trust is voluntary and a minimum is spent on administration.

About us

Successful applicants - where do they all go and what do they do?

Wide-ranging projects include social work in deprived communities, study and practice in the medical field, international youth links, conservation work, language studies and involvement in drama music crafts and sport.

See more on our “Gallery” page