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Latest News The Alan Boswell Group Charitable Trust awards £1m in grants over the last three years

The Alan Boswell Group Charitable Trust awards £1m in grants over the last three years

Alan Boswell Charitable Trust

The Alan Boswell Group Charitable Trust has awarded a milestone £1m in grants to charities and community organisations across the East of England since its launch in 2019.

On Course Foundation golf day
An On Course Foundation golf day for wounded and sick veterans funded by the Trust

Since launching, the Trust has supported many causes including mental health charities, healthcare organisations, sports clubs, the elderly community, children’s charities, veterans, and animal welfare organisations.

In the first year, £250,000 was awarded to charities and community groups including local cancer charity Big C, which supports patients living with a cancer diagnosis and their families at its Support and Information Centres throughout East Anglia. The money also helped to fund world-leading cancer research undertaken at Norwich Research Park.

In the second year, £339,000 was awarded to a range of organisations including Raspberry Pi Foundation, Read for Good, MS Society, The Feed, and Samaritans.

And in the third year, £520,000 was donated, taking the total awarded so far since the Trust’s inception to over £1.1m. A mix of regional and national charities and community groups have been helped by the Trust though the award of grants.

Pilgrim School Boston
The finished garden at the Pilgrim School in Boston, created with a grant from the Trust.

Alan Boswell, Executive Chairman of Alan Boswell Group, said: “We are in a fortunate position to help others, so why wouldn’t we? It’s important to make a difference and to give something back, so I’m pleased that we’ve hit such an important milestone and hope that the grants have gone some way to help people.”

You can read more about the charities and grants that have been awarded on the updates below:

The Trust continues to welcome grant applications. If you would like to know more about The Alan Boswell Group Charitable Trust or to send in an application, please email: [email protected]