Emily Bolitho Trust
Description: To support the wellbeing of individuals, especially those faced with hardship through poor health or low income living within the old borough of Penzance including Gulval, Mousehole, Paul, Newlyn, Ludgvan, Marazion and Madron
Maximum: Grants are awarded up to £500
Notes: Applications for individuals will be processed within 5 working days and we will aim to inform the sponsor agency within 10 working days of the outcome.
The Emily Bolitho Fund’s main purpose is to support the wellbeing of individuals, especially those faced with hardship through poor health or low income, and for organisations that provide services to those facing hardship. This fund supports both individuals through a sponsor agency and organisations.
Area of benefit: The old borough of Penzance which includes Gulval, Mousehole, Paul, Newlyn, Ludgvan, Marazion, Madron
An application for a grant must be made by a sponsor for the benefit of an individual facing hardship through poor health or low income. The individual must be based in one of the areas of benefit mentioned above.
Eligible sponsors acting in their official capacity could be:
- Health Visitors
- Social Workers
- Representatives of voluntary organisations
Examples of grants available:
- Domestic equipment e.g. washing machine, cooker, fridge
- Items of clothing
- Safety equipment
- Respite arrangements
- Alterations to accommodation for wheelchair users
Grants are awarded up to £500.