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Needing a grant for core costs? Check out EKCT grants

Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust (EKCT) is accepting applications from UK registered charities that aim to  ‘make a difference’. 

Grants will be considered for start-up costs, core costs or for a specific project for which applicants have requested support. This could include a contribution towards a building/refurbishment project, purchase of specialist equipment or other similar capital expenditure, or assistance with running costs.

What is funded

EKCT makes grants in the following areas:

  • Care of the Elderly
  • Disability
  • General Welfare
  • Hospices
  • Medical Research (particularly care of sufferers from lesser-known diseases)
  • Reproductive Health (International)
  • Wildlife & Environmental Conservation (UK and International)
  • Youth

Grant size

EKCT makes three types of grants:

  • Small Grants of up to £5,000
  • Medium Grants  of between £5,001 – £10,000
  • Large Grants of over £10,000

Eligibility criteria

In order to be eligible for a grant from EKCT, applicants must be UK organisations that have been registered as charities for at least one year. In addition, principal support is given to charities working in the following areas:

  1. Charitable work in the County of Sussex
  2. Wildlife & Environmental Conservation (UK and International)
  3. Reproductive Health (International)


The deadline depends on the size of grant desired. Applications for Small Grants may be made at any time of year.

Medium grant applications are accepted four times a year between
the following dates:
4th January – 11th February
18th April – 19th May
10th July – 20th August
9th October – 19th November

Large grant applications are accepted twice a year between the following dates:
4th January – 4th March
10th July – 10th September

How to apply

Applications are completed online and can be found on the ‘Application Forms’ page. For more information, please visit EKCT.