Applications to The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust "Ann Rylands Small Donations Programme" may be submitted in one of two ways:

1. THROUGH THIS WEB SITE - via our secure online application form; using this method will help the Trust to process your application as quickly as possible.  In addition, applicants using this method can exit / return to part-completed applications and check their application history online at any time using the username and password provided during theregistration process.

This is the preferred method for applying for an Ann Rylands Small Donation.

Click here to register and submit an online application
Login to continue an existing application or check your application history.


2. VIA EMAIL - download and complete the Microsoft Word version of our application form. Completed application forms should be attached to an email and addressed to, together with the supporting information listed at the end of the form. You can read the guidelines for applicants here.

Applicants using this method will not be able to check their application history online.

*Please note that it is no longer possible for the Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust to accept paper applications by post.


There is no deadline for applications to the Ann Rylands Small Donations Programme - applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are assessed by the Trust twice a month.