The Lovelace Trust

Charity No. 1052171

The Lovelace Trust is a small grant-giving educational trust for individuals and families with children under 25.

Objects of the Trust:

To relieve, either generally or individually, persons under the age of 25 who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress, with a preference for such persons who are relations of John Lovelace (by whose will, proved at London on 8th May 1806, the Charity was founded) by making grants of money or providing or paying for items, services or facilities calculated to reduce the need, hardship or distress of such persons.

Key Documents:

The Lovelace Trust Articles of Association Clause 15 (1) of the Scheme, dated 9th November 1995, sets out eligibility for grants.

Financial history can be viewed on the Charity Commission website. The Accounts show that the annual income of the trust, available for distribution, is between £2,000 and £4,000 p.a.


Grants are awarded retrospectively for the periods Jan-June and July-Dec. The Trustees meet twice a year. To be considered for a grant, please get in touch with the clerk with details of your circumstances and fill in the Data Protection Consent and the Grant application form. The clerk will review the application and may ask for further evidence to support your application.

The next meeting will be on 20th December 2024. Please submit your applications at least a week before the meeting.

(c) Lovelace Trust 2024