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Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust

Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust(SCCT) is an independent charity which aims to alleviate hardship and improve the quality of life for residents of the Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield through the provision of housing for older people of limited means and by making awards to meet the needs of individuals and community organisations.

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Who we Support

Relief of Need

Supporting Relief of Need

For need by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage.

How we support

Supporting Education

Through grants to schools, colleges, libraries and other organisations supporting education.

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Arts and Culture

Supporting Arts & Culture

The Trust continues to support the Arts, Culture, Heritage or Science in their widest sense.

How we support

Supporting Religion

Through the conservation of our built heritage and support to religious community work.

How we support

Supporting Health

Grants are made to organisations that provide support and medical care to the residents of Sutton Coldfield.

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The Community

Supporting The Community

The Trust is proud to contribute to a range of groups who work for the benefit of the community.

How we support

Supporting Amateur Sport

Through grants made to clubs in support of Sutton's strong sporting tradition which goes from strength to strength.

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Supporting The Environment

Through support to allotments, parks and nature reserves within Sutton Coldfield's boundaries.

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Enhancing the quality of life for all in Sutton Coldfield

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The Trust aims to alleviate hardship and improve the quality of life for residents of the Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield through the provision of housing and grant awards to support individuals and community organisations

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Responsible; inclusive; caring; transparent; sustainable

What our Values mean


Applies to all matters including being a good employer, caring for the environment, protecting our assets and good governance.


Relates to our operations, beneficiaries, staff and all those we work with; embracing equality, diversity and inclusion


Reflects the helping nature of the Trust and its core purpose.


Demonstrates our commitment to openness and sharing.


Ensures the Trust continues to make a lasting contribution and remains in good shape for the centuries ahead.

Almhouse Applications

Almhouse Applications

We provide recently refurbished accommodation for older people at Lingard House in Walmley.

Each of the 46 properties has a double bedroom, living room, kitchen, bathroom, storage space and is equipped with a 24 hour emergency call system connected to two resident Wardens during the day and a Monitoring Centre overnight.

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Citizenship or Community Development

Citizenship or Community Development

The Trust has made wide ranging awards to foster the advancement of citizenship and community development.

In particular frequent grants are made to the youth organisations in respect of camping equipment, minibuses, musical instruments and renovation of club premises.

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Grant Applications

Grant Applications

Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust has been in existence for nearly 500 years and offers a range of grant programmes to benefit Sutton Coldfield and its residents.

Our grant awards cover a wide range of needs from individual and organisation support to food banks, to funding for local sport.

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