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.

Grants made in 2018.

Registered Charity Number 1175627.

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Lancashire Youth Challenge take on Hadrian’s Wall

One of the projects which the Areti Trust helped to fund this year was the Hadrian’s Wall walk by Lancashire Youth Challenge. In August a team of 16 young people, 2 staff and 4 volunteers hiked across 50 miles in 4 days, beginning at Hedden-on-the Wall and concluding in Carlisle. The young people on the … Continue reading Lancashire Youth Challenge take on Hadrian’s Wall

“Spending time in nature can improve children’s confidence”

The Institute of Education at UCL was recently commissioned by The Wildlife Trusts to research the effect on children of engaging with the natural world outdoors.  The report found that the experience boosted children’s confidence and overall had a very positive impact. You can read the press release here or download the full UCL report … Continue reading “Spending time in nature can improve children’s confidence”

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