We assist individuals in the UK of small means who the trustees consider to be deserving and may be described as “going short”. From time to time, we also assist other charities with similar objectives to our own.
In general, the relief of poverty includes grants for education, health, housing, disablement or disability.
Guidance as to the application of grants for relief of ‘poverty’ can be found from the Charity Commission of England and Wales, and the trustees pay careful heed to the commissioners’ modern definition of ‘poor’.
Please remember to enclose a consent form signed or ticked by your client, naming us and providing specific permission for us to handle your client’s personal data. this should detail when and how obtained. It would greatly help if you mark the front of your envelope “CONSENT” to show that this has been enclosed.