One of our fundraising events

press to zoom

The Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe speaking at “The Way Forward Following The Referendum"

press to zoom

The Lower Dart, Devon

press to zoom

One of our fundraising events

press to zoom
1/8

Applying for a Grant

Criteria – who we can help

• DSCT makes grants to registered charities and not-for-profit  organisations for purposes which meet its charitable objectives.
 We do not make grants to individuals.

• We are a small charity and grants rarely exceed £2000. Our  preference is to make awards to small organisations to which this  sort of sum can make a real difference.

• Our funds are almost all raised in Devon and it is unlikely that
 we will make a grant to a body whose beneficiaries are not
 Devon residents.

• We review each application very carefully to assess both its  potential effectiveness and its financial viability, and also that it  meets our charitable objectives.

• We prefer to make grants in support of specific projects. We do not  normally make grants to cover ongoing running costs of a charity.

 

• We always ask for a report on how our grants are spent and  welcome the opportunity to visit projects we have supported.