Clare Milne Trust

The Clare Milne Trust supports people living with disabilities in Devon and Cornwall. Clare Milne was the granddaughter of A.A Milne, the author and creator of Winnie the Pooh.

The Trust makes grants to small, registered charities and non-profit making organisations which work directly with people who have disabilities and who are based in Devon or Cornwall.

Grants are awarded for:

  • building projects, including major building projects
  • facilities to assist people with disabilities eg. changing places toilets, hearing loops, stairlifts
  • the provision of facilities to enable participation in activities
  • equipment eg. wheelchairs, sports equipment
  • employment, education and vocational training
  • training events
  • bursary funding including trips, holidays, transport.

The Trust usually makes grants of between £2,500 and £25,000, or, for building projects, £30,000 to £50,000.

Trustees are particularly keen to support applications from well-managed, effective, small, registered charities and non-charitable bodies: applications from large organisations are not normally supported.

Focus of fund/fund aims:

Grants for small charities and not-for-profit organisations that support people with disabilities in Devon or Cornwall.

Application deadline:

Applications are assessed at quarterly meetings. The next deadline is 19 September 2022

Fund description: