The Areti Charitable Trust makes grants so that children and young people living in the area covered by Lancaster City Council and who are from challenging social and economic backgrounds may have opportunities to experience and learn more about the natural world as part of an organised activity.

There are two funding rounds a year; deadlines for applications are 30 June and 31 December.  However, the trustees are willing to be flexible, and they will consider suitable applications outside these dates; please contact the Clerk to the Trustees for advice.

Guidelines for applicants and how to apply are here.

Registered Charity Number 1175627.

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Grant to Heron Corn Mill

With the disruption to children’s education and social lives over the last 15 months, the Areti Trust is, exceptionally, stretching its criteria for awards at present. We are pleased to make a grant of £2,400 to Heron Corn Mill for summer projects for children and young people.

Grant awarded to Lancashire Youth Challenge

The Areti Trust is pleased to award a grant of £8,820 to Lancashire Youth Challenge for their summer activity: the “Highest, Longest, Deepest, Wildest Challenge”. This will see young people taking on the following: The ascent of Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England Canoeing the length of Windermere, the longest lake in England An … Continue reading Grant awarded to Lancashire Youth Challenge

Grant awarded

Naturally, grant applications are very rare at present, but one application that the trustees approved at their last meeting was to award £3,410 to Hermitage Field Community Meadow. This newly formed charity is aiming to restore 5.5 acres into a species-rich wildflower hay meadow beside the Crook o’Lune, engaging local schoolchildren in the planting. (Read … Continue reading Grant awarded

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