Small Grants Scheme

Small Grants Scheme to disburse funds to realisable student projects. This scheme will account for no more than 10% of the Trust’s assets in any year, in grants of up to £500.

It is a condition of funding that the recipient provides some feedback from their project for the Trust to use on their website and social media.

Applications for a Small Grant must be sent directly to James Gillespie’s Trust ( for consideration no less than two weeks before a Trust meeting. For this school year (2023-24), the Trust meeting dates are:

  • Tuesday 14 November 2023
  • Tuesday 30 January 2024
  • Tuesday 16 April 2024
  • Tuesday 28 May 2024

You can download the application form and guidelines here:

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