Peter Lang Children’s Trust

The Peter Lang Children’s Trust is a grant-making charity based in Gloucestershire. The Trust was founded by Swiss businessman Peter Lang.

Since 2003 they have been giving grant support to organisations working with children and young people in the Gloucestershire area.


BBC Children in Need

BBC Children in Need is the BBC’s UK corporate charity. Thanks to the support of the public, they’re able to make a real difference to the lives of children all across the UK.

They provide grants to projects in the UK which focus on children and young people who are disadvantaged. They are local to people in all corners of the UK and support small and large organisations which empower children and extend their life choices.


Global Charity – Make Some Noise

Global Charity is supported by Global, the Media & Entertainment group, and are proud to be part of Global Goodness.

They support small but brilliant charities across the UK, which help youngsters and their families living with illness, disability or lack of opportunity.



The Summerfield Charitable Trust

The Summerfield Charitable Trust was established by Ronald Summerfield, a Cheltenham antique dealer, shortly before his death in 1989.

Since the Trust was established in 1989 it has paid more than £7 million in grants to good causes in Gloucestershire benefiting the arts, the natural heritage and environment, community projects, education, recreation and sport, and the vulnerable and disadvantaged.

The Spirax Sarco Group Charitable Trust

The Spirax Sarco Group Charitable Trust (Trust) makes donations in accordance with the Group Charitable Donations Policy and focuses its donations in the following areas: education; social services for the less advantaged, disabled or abused; healthcare; the arts; the environment; and disaster relief. In addition to donations made by the Trust, our operating companies make charitable donations to approved charities in their local area.

Gloucestershire Community Foundation

Established in 1989, Gloucestershire Community Foundation is an independent charity and one of 46 Community Foundations in the UK. They work with donors to connect funds to local need, helping to overcome disadvantage in Gloucestershire.


The Clover Trust

The Clover Trust makes cash donations to selected registered charities. The trustees prefer to make regular donations to a designated selection of recipients and intend to continue with this policy for the foreseeable future.

29th May 1961 Charitable Trust

The 29th May 1961 Charity is a Charitable Trust that offers grants for organisations working in the UK, with priority given to organisations working in Coventry and Warwickshire. The scheme supports general charitable purposes, and gave out grants of over £5million in 2014.

Clara E Burgess Charity

The Clara E Burgess Charity was formed under the terms of the Will of Douglas Burgess.  The charity’s income shall be and its capital may be applied for: “The relief of children and young persons, in particular by the provision of facilities and assistance to  enhance the education, health and physical well-being of such children, in order that their conditions of life may be improved, but
having particular regard to children under the age of 10 years and those who have lost either one or both parents.”

The Vinci Foundation

The VINCI UK Foundation provides both human and financial support to organisations aiming to fight against social exclusion and isolation. The Foundation supports projects every year in the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

In 2020, the VINCI UK Foundation proudly funded 33 projects across all the UK awarding a total of £201,834 and involving 39 VINCI’s employees.

The VINCI UK Foundation has awarded The Family Haven, a day centre for vulnerable families in Gloucester, £3,000 to develop a new mobile-friendly website. The new website will improve ease of access to information for the families it assists, as well as encourage support from the local community.

Julia And Hans Rausing Trust

The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust is a charity fund supporting organisations and initiatives that provide benefit to society in the UK.

Funding is given to organisations working within three main areas: Health and Wellbeing; Welfare and Education; and Arts and Culture.

By supporting charitable initiatives within these areas, the Trust aims to foster a healthy society that gives care to those in need, provides opportunity for all, and offers inspiring cultural engagement.

Charity Survival Fund

Established by Julia and Hans Rausing in July 2020 to help charities in need due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Charity Survival Fund provided £18 million to support the core costs of charities across the UK.

Our Supporters 2017/18 – Trusts, Foundations, Companies, and Groups

29th May 1961 Charitable Trust
A N McKechnie Foundation
Staff from Alder King
Allchurches Trust Ltd
Barnwood House Trust
BBC Children in Need
Clara E Burgess Charity
Coaley Wives Fellowship
Co-operative Local Community Fund
Cotteswold Dairy Limited
Diversified Communications UK
Ecclesiastical Insurance Group
Fanny Hugill Trust
G C Gibson Charitable Trust
Global Charity
Gloucestershire Community Foundation
Harrison Clark Rickerbys Charitable Trust
Mazars Charitable Trust
Miss D G Albright Charitable Trust
North Nibley PCC
Peter Lang Children’s Trust
Philip Smith’s Charitable Trust
Renishaw Plc
Stella Symons Charitable Trust
The Charles Irving Charitable Trust
The Clover Trust
The Culra Charitable Trust
The Duncan Norman Trust Fund
The Felicity Wilde Charitable Trust
The Gilbert Lane Charitable Trust
The Gordon Gray Trust
The J L Charity Trust
The Langtree Trust
The Lynn Foundation
The Michael & Ruth Jacobs Charitable Trust
The Souter Charitable Trust
The Spirax – Sarco Group Charitable Trust
The Summerfield Charitable Trust
The Syder Foundation
The Tula Trust Limited
Staff from TSB Barnwood
Woodroffe Benton Foundation
Wotton-under-Edge Lions Club

And the Fluck Convalescent Fund supported two of our mums with grants.