Who has benefitted?

Recent grants that have been paid in furtherance of the Charity’s Objects
The charity undertakes its charitable activities through grant making and awards grants to a number of institutions in furtherance of its charitable activities.

Education and Training

Allendale Primary School, Belford Middle School, Royal Grammar School Newcastle, St Hild’s Church of England School, Bedes World, Longbenton Community College, St John’s College Durham, Newcastle School for Boys

Medical, Health and Sickness

Anthony Nolan Trust, James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer, Queen Alexandra Hospital Home, Tynedale Hospice at Home,  Hartlepool & District Hospice, Lymphoma Association, Bloodrun E V S Redcar, Whist South Shields, Leuchie House, MS Society, British Polio, JDRF, Marlets Hospice, React, Northumbria Blood Bikes, Perthes Association, Breath Takers OB Trust, Diabetes UK, Hospicecare North Northumberland, Cystic Fibrosis Trust, Migraine Trust, Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, Shine, Action for Medical Research, Nara – The Breathing Charity, The Brain Tumour Charity, Stroke Association, St Wilfrid’s Hospice, Women’s Cancer Detection Society, The Variety Children’s Hospital

Children and Young People

1114 (Gosforth) Squadron Air Cadets, Consett YMCA, Lifelites, Medequip4kids, Three Starlights Hartlepool, 1st Hartlepool Boys Brigade, Sea Cadets Filey,  1st South Shields Scout Group, Butterwick House Children’s Hospice, Choysez, Diana Award, Friends of Bellingham Playground, Happy Days, Low Mill Outdoor Centre, 1st Hirst Cub Scouts, Outward Bound Trust, YMCA Newcastle, Greatham Playgroup, Lineham Farm Children’s Centre, Shakespeare Schools Festival, Consett Churches Detached Youth Project, Children’s Safety Education Foundation, South Shields Sea Cadets, Cirdan Sailing Trust, Northumberland YMCA , Sailor’s Children’s Society, Action for Children, Chris Cave Foundation, Springfield Community Playgroup, Newbiggin Hall Kids Club, The Children’s Trust, Mid Northumberland Scouts, School’s Out Fun Club Sunderland, St Barnabas Church High Spen, Brandon & Carrside Youth & Community Project, Youth World Foundation, Well Child

Religious Activities

Christ Church Jarrow, St Clare’s Church Newton Aycliffe, St Joseph’s Church Tow Law, Beachy Head Chaplaincy, Harton Methodist Church, Allen Memorial Church Wallsend, Apostleship of the Sea, Sowing Seeds Ministries, St Cuthberbert’s Church Bedlington, St Mary’s Church Holywell, St Vincent De Paul Society Newcastle, St Ninian’s & St Andrew’s Churches, Christian Fellowship Ministry, St Anthony of Padua Community Association, St John’s Church Acklington, St Giles Church Chollerton, Hospitality & Hope, St Mary Magdalene Church Sunderland, St Mary Magdalene Longbenton, St John’s Church Meadowfield, All Saints Church, Barnyard Castle United Reform Church, Jesmond United Reform Church, Selby Abbey Trust

Animal Welfare

Donkey Sanctuary Devon, RSBP (Northern England), PDSA, Blyth Wildlife Rescue, Durham Wildlife Trust

Disability

NE Trust for Aphasia, 4 Sight, Autism Initiatives, British Blind Sport, Nordoff Robbins, United Response, Jack Charlton Disabled Anglers’ Association, Jubilee Sailing Trust, Blind in Business, British Wireless for the Blind Fund, Guide Dogs, Seeability, British Stammering Association, Cumbria Deaf Vision, Muir Maxwell Trust, Seeing Ear, Nunnykirk Centre for Dyslexia, RNIB, MERU, Motability, East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre, Sunderland & North Durham Royal Society for the Blind, A-T Society,  Deafblind, Fight for Sight

Arts and Culture

Durham County Brass Band, North East Dance, Northumberland Theatre Company, Streetwise Opera, Brass in Concert Championship, Ingenious Theatre Whitley Bay, Natural History Museum, Arts to Share Leeds, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Hertfordshire Chorus, Royalty Theatre Sunderland, Tyne & Wear Museum, Suffolk Art Link, Coquetdale Music Trust, Durham Singers, Newbiggin Youth Art Forum, Bold Balladiers, County Durham Heritage & History Forum, Bailiffe Museum Alnwick, Old Hastings Preservation Society, Trash Cannes Film Festival, Cobweb Orchestra Consett, Westoe Brass Band, Bowes Museum, Northern Ballet, Hartlepool Footlight Youth Theatre, Jazzmanelles, The Hatton Gallery, National Army Museum

Other Charities/Voluntary Bodies

Chance Sunderland, Fire Fighters Charity, Gosforth Community Minibus, Included (North East CIC), Minerva Centre Hexham, Ulverston Inshore Rescue, British Forces Foundation, CISV North East Branch, East Ord Villlage Hall, High Sheriff of Northumberland Fund, Holy Island Village Hall, The Letter Room Heaton, Longbenton Community College, Newcastle Gateshead Initiative, Pelton Community Centre, Preston Grange Community Centre, South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade, Torch Centre Hexham, Betel, Church Housing Trust, Gateshead Council, Linskill & North Tyneside Community Development Trust, Lipscomb Hall, Horsham District Age UK, Action Foundation, Royal British Legion Industries, Momentum Skill, Signature, Endeavour North East, Housing Help 21, Independent Age, Semitones Jesmond, Winlaton Centre, Centenary Fields London, Groundworks Tyneside & Newcastle, Northumberland National Park, Brancepeth Community Association, Shelter North East, Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society, Body & Soul, North East Maritime Trust, Prisoners’ Education Trust, Derwenthaugh Boat Station, Furniture Now

“Fear is the enemy, fear is the foe, if you run before it down you’ll go. But if you stand and look it in the face, God will pour into you the bravery of grace.”
― Catherine Cookson, The Tide of Life