We provide ongoing support to a number of charities in the form of a commitment to pay a substantial annual grant, in some cases for a fixed period, plus occasional additional amounts when the need arises. During the year under review 24 grants were paid to 21 charities totalling £88,900
(2017: 24 grants to 20 charities totalling £270,900).
We also have a Small Grants Programme processing online applications. 512 applications were considered (2017: 408). 209 grants were made to a total value of £198,000.
(2017: 166 grants totalling £141,000).