What does The Talbot Trusts fund:
The Talbot Trusts support registered charities who provide services and facilities that will directly benefit persons who are sick, convalescent, disabled or infirm and which are not readily available to them from other sources.

What does The Talbot Trusts not fund:
Grants will not normally be considered for research, educational projects and major fund-raising and general appeals.

Who is eligible for funding:

  • Registered charities providing operational services, which directly benefit the residents of Sheffield and the surrounding areas.
  • Community Interest Companies/Charitable Organisations.
  • Social workers within Sheffield to assist hospital patients or close relatives who are suffering hardship or need short term emergency support.
  • Social workers working in Community Care in Sheffield particularly in the fields of mental health, learning disabilities and physical impairments.
  • General Practitioners and practice nurses working in primary care within Sheffield.

Who is not eligible for funding:

The Trustees will not normally consider grant applications from non-registered charities, other organisations or individuals.

We have received a grant in the past, when can we apply again?
The Trustees are unable to commit themselves to approving recurrent grants. Each grant application will be considered on its own merits.

We have been refused funding in the past, can we apply again?
Yes, the Trustees consider many applications and sometimes there are insufficient resources to fund them all at one particular meeting. If in doubt, please contact the Clerk to the Trustees for advice.

When doe the Trustees meet?
The Trustees meet in June/July and November/December each year to decide on funding applications