Applicants are asked to carefully review our funding criteria before applying, as we receive many more requests than we can fund.
If you have been funded by the Trust in the past 5 years, please contact us to request an application form.
If you meet the qualifying criteria but have not been funded by the Trust in the last 5 years, in the first instance please complete the enquiry form or call to discuss your eligibility. If your enquiry is successful, you will then be asked to complete an application form. (Please only submit an enquiry once you have checked you meet the qualifying criteria)
In accordance with our Articles of Association, applicants must share the Christian ethos of the Childs Charitable Trust.
The Vision of the Trust is to see a world where every person has the potential to hear and respond to the gospel message. The Trust’s Mission, to help achieve the vision, is to strategically fund Christian organisations that actively share the Christian gospel.
The Trust does NOT currently accept applications from the following organisations:
- New organisations with a turnover under £100,000
- Uniformed Youth organisations
The Trust does NOT currently fund:
- Any building work/repairs/refurbishment or restoration projects.
- Any fixtures and fittings
- Street Pastors/Wardens
- GAP Year Projects
All applicants must be registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales, the Office of the Scottish Charity
Regulator or the Charity Commission of Northern Ireland (or be an exempt Charity)
Applications received in September, October and November will be considered at the January trustees’ meeting
Applications received in December, January and February will be considered at the April trustees’ meeting
Applications received in March, April and May will be considered at the July trustees’ meeting
Applications received in June, July and August will be considered at the October trustees’ meeting