Small grants from the Edith M Ellis Charitable Trust

The Edith M Ellis Charitable Trust is currently accepting applications for small grants from eligible UK organisations. Grants will be aimed at the following:

  • Quaker work and witness 
  • Peace-building and conflict resolution 
  • Interfaith and ecumenical understanding 
  • Community development work in the UK and overseas 
  • Work with forced migrants, including internally displaced people 
  • Sustainable development

Grant size

The Trust makes small grants of up to £3000 or interest free loans of up to £5000 repayable over 5 years. In exceptional circumstances larger grants may be given.

Grants are given for the following purposes:

  • One-off grants 
  • Time limited support 
  • Seed money for start up projects

Eligible applicants

Grants are given to:

  • UK registered charities, NGOs, public bodies and social enterprises. In normal circumstances with a turnover of less than approximately £350,000;
  • Those who can demonstrate other sources of funding for their project; 
  • Innovative charities/projects not normally able to attract other funding.


31 December 2017.

How to apply

Applications need to be submitted online. For further details and to apply, please visit Edith M Ellis Charitable Trust.