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ENRICHING LIVES
SINCE 1739

The Lady Elizabeth Hastings Charities award educational and ecclesiastical grants to individuals, groups and institutions within clearly defined areas of the North of England.

ABOUT LADY BETTY

Lady Elizabeth Hastings adopted a lifestyle of deep Christianity and enlightened philanthropy and, before her death in 1739, established the charities which have since helped tens of thousands of people.

TYPES OF GRANT

The charities are able to make educational grants to individuals, schools and communities, as well as ecclesiastical grants to clergy and churches, all within clearly defined geographical areas.

FACTS AND FIGURES

Over the past 10 years the charities have awarded grants totalling more than £2.2million, varying from £20 to £12,000, and have often been able to assist where no other financial support has been available.

HOW TO APPLY

The charities must comply with the terms of their scheme when considering grants. To find out more about the qualifying criteria and making an application, complete our easy-to-use online quiz.