How to Apply

  • Please use the application checklist to prepare your application
  • Applications should then be submitted preferably by email to: or

    If necessary, applications may be sent by mail to: Sarah Evans, Secretary, Chrysalis Trust, Piper Close House, Aydon Road, Corbridge, Northumberland, NE45 5PW.

What will happen next?

  • You will receive an acknowledgement that your application has been received.
  • Applications that fall within the areas of interest to the trustees and pass an agreed preliminary screening process are considered at a meeting of the full Board of Trustees twice a year - usually in June and January, Submission deadlines are 15th May and 15th December respectively.
  • We may contact you by telephone or email to discuss your application or to arrange a visit.
  • We aim to let applicants know whether or not their application has been successful within 2 weeks of the trustees meeting at which the application is being considered.

What are the terms and conditions of a grant?

  • Successful applicants will be asked to sign a simple grant agreement setting out their obligations in relation to the grant.
  • Grants must be used for the purposes outlined in the application. If the project is unable to go ahead as planned we are happy to consider variations as to how the money is to be spent, however, the money must not be used for any other purposes without our agreement. It must be returned if the project does not go ahead.
  • Recipients of a grant will be required to provide a report on the funded project to the trustees within 3 months of receiving the grant.

Chrysalis Grant Making Trust
A company registered in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (No: 7121867) and limited by guarantee.
Registered Charity (No: 1133525)
Registered Office ~ Piper Close House, Aydon Road, Corbridge, Northumberland, NE45 5PW



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