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The Hempnall Trust Grant

The Hempnall Trust Grant is for any Hempnall resident experiencing need, hardship or distress. To apply for the Grant, download, print and complete the application form below and return it to Jackie Jackson, Secretary to the Hempnall Trust at the address on the form.

(please note this is not linked to the Education Foundation all educational grants should be forwarded to Miss Emery, 17 Roland Drive, Hempnall, NR15 2RB – 01508 499460).

Download the Hempnall Trust Grant application form [PDF, 32k]

Below are some frequently asked questions about the Grant. If your question isn’t answered here, then please get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to help.

Frequently asked questions

Am I eligible?

Anybody can apply, as long as their permanent address is in Hempnall and they have lived in the village for over one year. In the case of children, the application form must be completed by an adult. Importantly, the Secretary or a trustee can be contacted on someone else’s part if appropriate.

To check whether you live in Hempnall parish, see our Hempnall parish map.

When can I apply or contact the Trust?

At any time of year. The Trust meets on the first Thursday of every month except January and August, and all grant applications are considered at these meetings.

How do I apply?

The application form can be downloaded from this website, and they’re available from the Trust Secretary and from many local organisations and groups. Please return it to the Secretary at the address provided on the form in a sealed envelope.

Download the Hempnall Trust Grant application form [PDF, 15k]

Do I need to provide proof?

If the grant is to cover something already paid for, please attach the relevant receipts. Please put as much information as possible in the ‘Additional information in support’ section of the form. We do not means test.

Is my application confidential?

All applications and information received by the Trust are dealt with in strict confidence. Applications are a personal/private arrangement between the applicant and the Trustees.

When will I receive my grant?

If your application is appropriate for a grant, and agreed by the Trustees, you will receive the grant within two weeks of the meeting at which it was discussed.

However in circumstances where ‘emergency funding’ is required this can be handled between meetings at the discretion of the Trustees.

How much will I receive?

This will depend on the nature of the application and/or the funds available to the trust at the time. The Trust has set guidelines for all recommended grants and these are reviewed once a year.

Can I apply more than once?

Yes. however, the Trust does have a limit on grants given per person and /or per household per year, excluding those for funerals or family breakdown.

Please remember

The Hempnall Trust is a charity and is available for any Hempnall resident experiencing need, hardship or distress. We operate on trust and good will and to repeat, there is no means testing.

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