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Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund - Ongoing

Operating in the three counties of Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside.

  • Aims/priorities: The Trustees are particularly interested in the following:
  • Causes with which the Duchy has historical association such as Church livings, Estates etc. within the boundaries of the three Counties and purposes which will benefit the community.
  • Trusts, Associations and Institutions that maintain and preserve monuments, Estates and possessions of the Duchy which prove to be of benefit to the public and local community.
  • Organisations which provide care and support for the elderly, infirm and disadvantaged members of society.
  • Community Associations that benefit local people.
  • Organisations for young people e.g. Scouts, Guides, Cadets and other youth organisations.

Support for educational initiatives that will have beneficial results for the local community.

Grant amount: normally between £250 - £1,000 Application process: The Duchy panel considers all applications on a quarterly basis.  Download an application form from the website.

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