Grants

Grants and Bursaries

William Dudley’s original trust deed set out three areas of charitable activities:

 

 

Object 1: Loans benefiting young tradesmen starting up in business

 

Object 2: Benefactions to aged tradesmen

 

Object 3: Aid to charitable organisations for the relief of suffering

 

 

These objects were modernised in 1997 whilst ensuring that William Dudley’s original wishes were protected. The revisions were made with agreement from the Charity Commission.

 

 

The area of benefit for each Object is within the administrative boundaries of the City of Birmingham. The income of the William Dudley Trust may now be applied for the following purposes:

 

 

OBJECT 1:

 

Awards at Birmingham School of Jewellery

 

Development Awards, delivered by the Prince's Trust

 

 

 

OBJECT 2:

 

William Dudley's Emergency Fund for Older People administered by Age Concern, Birmingham

 

 

 

OBJECT 3:

 

Grants to Charities set up for the relief of need, hardship and distress in Birmingham.

 

The William Dudley Trust

 

 

Established 1875 Reg. Charity No. 214752

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