People with disabilities

Hadrian Trust

The Hadrian trust is a grant giving organisation that provides funding to social welfare and charitable organisations working for the benefit of the people and the environment of Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and Durham, including Hartlepool.

D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust

The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust was established in for the advancement of the arts, health and medical welfare and environmental protection or improvement.   Through the Arts programme, the Trust aims to increase access to the arts for young and old people; support performances; and support charities that seek to use the arts to engage with young people on the fringes of society.

The Cruach Trust

The Cruach Trust is a small Scottish charity that aims to make a difference with its donations.


Grants typically range from £200 - £1000. Apply online or in writing, further details are available on the WS Society website.