Local, independent charitable trusts are important community assets, providing financial resources when and where they are most needed. There are times when such trusts might need a helping hand either with finding the right causes to support or the administration and governance of the charity. In such cases Somerset Community Foundation may be able to help.
We can either work in partnership with trustees of active trusts to help them achieve their goals or work with trustees to transfer trusts into our endowment as a ring-fenced “named fund”, usually retaining the original purpose of the fund. In such cases trustees may choose to remain actively involved in the grant-making process.
The following trusts have either transferred to Somerset Community Foundation or work in partnership with us:
For more information, please read our Gift Acceptance Policy and contact Justin Sargent on 01749 344949.