Areas of low cultural engagement

Andor Charitable Trust


The Andor Charitable Trust offers grants to registered charities working in the UK.

Funding is intended to support a wide range of charitable projects, including developing the arts.

Uk registered charities based and working the UK are eligible to apply.

The Trust does not maintain a website or have a standard application form. Applications are to be made in writing to:

Andor Charitable Trust

Blick Rothenberg LLP

16 Great Queen Street

Covent Garden



Barbara Whatmore Charitable Trust


The Barbara Whatmore Charitable Trust offers grants to UK registered charities.

The objects of the Trust are to foster and promote the education of the general public in the appreciation of the arts and music, to relieve poverty and to support other purposes recognised by the law of England and Wales to be charitable.

Within these objectives, the Trust focusses on funding cultural and heritage preservation projects in the UK, especially in East Anglia.

Basil Samuel Charitable Trust


Grants are available for medical, socially supportive, educational and cultural charities in England and Wales.

The Basil Samuel Charitable Trust offers grants to UK registered charities.

In particular, the Trust wishes to support projects with the following themes:

  • Education.
  • Cultural activities.

This Trust does not maintain a wesbite. Applications must be made in writing.


Basil Samuel Charitable Trust 
c/o Smith and Williamson 
25 Moorgate 

Cookie Mathieson Charitable Trust


The trust supports charitable causes which promote education and the practice, enjoyment and appreciation of the musical and pictorial arts in Scotland. The trustees aim to support activities that provide wide public benefit in pursuance of these purposes. A number of the Trust's grants are to organisation that operate in Fife and Tayside.

Grants are normally in the range of £1000 to £6000.

Applications to be sent c/o Thorntons Law LLP, Kinburn Castle, St Andrews, KY16 9DR


The Maple Trust


This small trust supports charities working in Scotland and overseas – focusing on children and young people, community arts, social justice, international development, health and wellbeing and community outreach programmes.

The Trust will consider applications for grants from charities registered in the United Kingdom, with preference being given to charitable organisations operating from Scotland and with an annual income of less that £500,000. 

Thomson Charitable Trust


The Trust can support a wide range of charitable projects. Preference given to causes within Perth & Kinross with emphasis on the sphere of education, music and the arts. There is a preference to fund start up projects or improvements to projects.

The maximum amount is normally £5,000.

Apply to: Messrs Miller Hendry Solicitors, 10 Blackfriars Street, Perth, PH1 5NS


The RJ Larg Family Trust


Grants are given to a wide variety of organisations (generally in Scotland, particularly Tayside) including cancer research and other medical charities, youth organisations and arts and music.

Apply in writing, enclosing a copy of your most recent accounts, to the following address:

Thorntons Law LLP,

Whitehall House,

33 Yeaman Shore,

Dundee, DD1 4BJ

Denise Cohen Charitable Trust


Funding is intended to support general charitable purposes. In the past grants have ranged from £250 to £1,000. Charitable organisations in the UK are eligible to apply.


No website, contact details:

Martin Paisner CBE,

Denise Cohen Charitable Trust,

Berwin Leighton and Paisner,

Adelaide House

London Bridge,