The Philip Henman Trust awards grants to major UK-based charities (with annual incomes of over £100,000) for long-term overseas development projects that require funding for between three and five years. The Trust awards a total of £25,000 as grants of between £3,000 and £5,000 per project per annum and expects this figure to represent 20 – 80% of the overall project costs.
Successful applicants will have demonstrated that the project will provide lasting benefit for the people and communities supported.
Previous awards have been made to:
- Cool Earth to provide safe sanitation for indigenous rainforest villages in Papua New Guinea;
- Point Foundation to support community-based living for the disabled in Rwanda; and
- Just a Drop, a schools water and sanitation project in Kenya.
Applications are considered once a year. The next closing date for applications is the 10th September 2021.