Previous Awards

Since its foundation in 1964 the Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust has provided funding to numerous organisations addressing the specific issues in which the Trust is interested.


A small cross-section of previous awards can be viewed by clicking on the appropriate grant programme heading:

Current Award Programmes

  • Medical Research awards support activities related to medical science, medicine and serious illness;
  • Medically Related Donations support organisations operating in the areas of serious illness and disability;
  • Ann Rylands Small Donations are awarded to a wide range of UK charities to support initiatives addressing disability, disadvantage and overcoming adversity.

Historical (discontinued) programmes for which funding is longer available