The Gillian Dickinson Trust offers support to small charities in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and County Durham. Its aims are to promote creativity in young people and to help those who have a deprived life. Applicants should be aware that the charity is looking to support projects which will be life changing for the recipient charity and/or its beneficiaries.
In the past it has provided grants to support the Young Pianist of the North and Youth Opera in the North East.
Grants are available up to around £40,000.
Applications are made via the website.