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The Alfred Haines Charitable Trust

Summary: The Alfred Haines Charitable Trust is a small local grant making charity. The Trust primarily allocates its funds to support local organisations helping people to improve their quality of life. The Trust prefers to make donations towards specific items and does not give to large appeals.

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0121 323 3236

About The Alfred Haines Charitable Trust

The Trustees prefer to support specific projects and concentrate on helping smaller charities based in Birmingham and the immediate surrounding area. They meet quarterly to consider written applications for grants.

The majority of donations are made on a one-off basis. Sometimes the Trust will agree to fund a project annually for up to three years subject to receipt of satisfactory project reports.

The Trust is willing to support Christian social action projects involving outreach into the community through care. However, it does not support purely evangelistic projects.

Projects overseas or outside the West Midlands, will only be considered where the applicants are known to a trustee or are recommended by someone known to a trustee who has first hand knowledge of the work.

Apart from the regular grants, grants are generally made on a one off basis.

The Trust will consider further applications for funding after ten months have elapsed from the last payment.

Appeals should be addressed to:

Appeals
Alfred Haines Charitable Trust
Dale Farm
Worcester Lane
Sutton Coldfield
B75 5PR

Before making an appeal please check your project/appeal against the exclusion list.

The Trust normally communicates the success of an application with the issue of a cheque and covering letter. If you do not receive a cheque in the post within five months you have not been successful.

If you have not been successful, unless your project changes significantly, there is no benefit in reapplying. Our funding rationale will not change – so please do not reapply.

Please note:

  • We do not accept applications by email.
  • We do not have an application form.
  • We do not notify unsuccessful applicants.
  • We do not provide feed back or details as to why applications are unsuccessful.

If you need to ask us a question please call 0121 323 3236

If the answer phone picks up please leave a message SLOWLY and CLEARLY if you want a call back giving the following information:

  • your name
  • your telephone number
  • the name of the organisation you wish to speak to (Alfred Haines), and
  • the nature of your enquiry.

Please note that a number of charities and related organisations use the same phone number so we need to know who the call is intended for.

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