Who does the trust support

Areas of grant-giving activity

The trustees recognise the Quaker origins of the trust, and will continue giving a substantial proportion of the trust’s income to Quaker work.
The objectives of the trust are to support work for the following:

A. Work of Society of Friends (Quakers)
B. Peace & Reconciliation
C. Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Addiction & Penal Affairs
D. Environmental Action & Sustainability
E. Community Action
F. Overseas Development
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riorities given to different types of work within the main categories may change from time to time, as dictated by circumstances.

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rants, capital or revenue, normally range between £1,000 and £3,000. The W F Southall Trust is not able to give funding support to specific individuals, nor to provide travel bursaries or study grants. The Trust can only support work that has been given charitable status.

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he Trustees are interested in helping prime imaginative new grassroots initiatives, particularly where these might encourage wider support of the above objectives.
The Trustees endeavour to support smaller charities where their help can make a more significant difference, and the Trust tends not to give grants to major national charities.

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he Trustees are particularly interested in seeking out innovative projects in the following four areas: Quaker Witness, Practical peacemaking, Conflict resolution and Environmental issues.