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Much Wenlock Forester Charitable Trust


The Trust considers applications for grants in accordance with its Objectives, as set out in the Trust's Deed, for both individuals and groups.

The Objectives are to relieve financial hardship, sickness and poor health amongst elderly people resident in the area of benefit, including the funding and/or provision of specially designed or adapted housing and items, services or facilities calculated to relieve the needs of such persons.

NB: the “area of benefit” is: Much Wenlock and surrounding areas and the County of Shropshire.

We currently fund grants from the income generated from the original capital sum of £250,000. This provides an income of between £10,000 and £15,000 per annum dependant on the performance of the investments.

To the end of September 2016 we have made 24 grants totalling £30,435.

Grant Applications may be made at any time on one of the forms below. Whilst the Trustees currently meet quarterly applications may be considered between meetings.