NFU Mutual Charitable Trust

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NFU Mutual Charitable Trust

The NFU Mutual Charitable Trust was set up in 1998 by the National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society (NFU Mutual) to promote and support charities in the UK working in agriculture, rural development and insurance.

The Trust provides funding, in the form of one-off grants and donations, to charitable initiatives in the areas of education, research, social welfare and poverty relief.

Currently, the main objectives of the trust are to:

  • Advance the education of young people within rural areas.
  • Relieve poverty within rural areas.
  • Promote the benefit and social welfare of inhabitants of rural communities by associating together with the inhabitants and local authorities, voluntary and other organisations to advance education and leisure.
  • Advance the education of the public by means of research and dissemination of information in relation to agriculture.
  • Promote research into agriculture associated activities.
  • Advance the education of the public by means of research and dissemination of information in relation to insurance.

The Trustees are particularly interested in initiatives in the areas of education of young people in rural areas and relief of poverty within rural area

Funding is at the discretion of the Trust. One-off grants tend to start at £1,000 and run upwards to £20,000 and £30,000.

https://www.nfumutual.co.uk/company-information/charitable-trust/

Deadline: 28/10/2016

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