Medically Related Donations Expression of Interest Form

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Before submitting an application, please ensure you have read the guidelines available here.


Expression of Interest for the Medically Related Donations Programme

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1. This programme is available to registered or exempt charities operating within the United Kingdom, and is for capital projects only. 

2. The purpose of the programme is to support innovation in the provision of (a) infrastructure for medical research in universities and hospitals, and (b) an original care model for people with severe disabilities. For further information about both of these categories, please follow the link to Medically Related Donations on the Trust's website.

3. This form is designed for use as a first stage Expression of Interest. Further information about the subsequent application process will be given to successful applicants. Charities wishing to apply should complete the form below, ensuring you attach all required documents. 

Please note, this form can be saved by clicking the "Save & Return" box above. 

4. The Trust normally expect Successful applicants to drawn down the award within 2years of the award notification date.

5. Potential applicants should note that it is not possible for the Trust to make donations to:

a. Beneficiaries who do not have registered charity status, 
b. Overseas organisations, or to organisation based in the UK who are seeking support for a project overseas, 
c. Faith-based charities.
6. Expressions of Interest may be submitted from 4th January 2021 to 31st March 2021. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide a fully detailed application which will be presented to the Board of Trustees for a decision at its meeting in the autumn. 

7. Please note that:-

Substantial demand for the Trust's limited and finite resources means that application for a Medically Related Donation is a competitive process. Submission of an Expression of Interest does not guarantee shortlisting or the award of funding.

Expressions of Interest are limited to one per organisation/institution, per year.

For sums below £1500 the Ann Rylands Small Donation Programme application process should be used.

8. Applicants should contact the Trust, should they have any further questions:

Section 1 - Eligibility

Please note this is from date of the Grant Offer.
Eligibility Failed

Thank you for your interest in The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust.


Unfortunately your responses indicate that the nature of your application and/or organisation does not meet the Trust’s grant making criteria; therefore, the Trust is not able to accept your application at this time.


Please refer to the Trust's guidance notes above.


If you still feel you meet the Trust's criteria, please contact the Trust office.

Section 2 - Charity Details

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Section 3 - Main Contact

Section 4 - Charity Objectives & Public Benefit

Section 5 - Your Appeal

F. The cost of your project:

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Please note:
  • A project budget should be attatched.
  • Awards are made at the discretion of the Trust and may be for less than the amount applied for.
Section 6 - Supporting & Reference Documents

Section 7 - Consent Statements

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The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust is a Charity registered in England and Wales, number 233838


Our registered address is 24 Manchester Square, London, W1U 3TH

We can be contacted by:


Telephone on 0207 487 5851,

E-mail at [email protected],

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