D'Oyly Carte Charitable Trust
The Trust gives grants to registered charities in the United Kingdom in support of causes connected with the arts, medical welfare and the environment.
Grants generally range from £500 to £5,000 for one-year periods, however longer-term grants are sometimes awarded.
• Promotion of access, education and excellence in the arts for young people to increase their opportunities to become involved outside school and to build future audiences with special emphasis on choral singing for children and young people to encourage recruitment into choirs
• Access to the arts for the elderly and people who have least access to them
• Performance development opportunitiesin the performing artsforthose in the early stages of their careers, encouraging involvement in the community through performances and workshops for the benefit of those with special needs and those who would otherwise have no opportunity to hear or participate in a live performance
• Support for charitiesseeking to engage with young people on the fringes ofsociety through music and drama projects to improve their employability and diminish the risk of social exclusion
The Trustees usually consider applications three times a year in March, July and November.