THE MARCHIG TRUST GENERAL GRANT CONDITIONS
1. All Grant Applications must be animal
welfare orientated and be of direct benefit to
Grants Programme for more information
on the Trust’s Grants Programme.
2. Applications for expeditions;
activities that are not totally animal welfare
related; educational studies or other courses;
the payment of salaries; support for conferences
and meetings will not be considered.
3. Grant Applications can be submitted
either by e-mail to
or by post to the address shown on
the Form. All must be completed in the English
language and wherever possible typed.
4. Applicants are expected to also have
applied to other grant making Trusts and
organisations for financial support for the
5. Grant Applications must be completed
in full and supported with the applicants most
recent Financial Accounts and Annual Report.
6. Whilst we carefully and
sympathetically consider all applications that
meet with our criteria, it is not possible to
either give reasons why applications are not
successful, or enter into any dialogue or
correspondence regarding projects which have
failed to receive funding. The decision of the
Trustees is final.
7. Where a grant is given for the
construction of a building (e.g. veterinary
hospital, clinic, animal shelter) the support of
the Marchig Animal Welfare Trust must be
suitably acknowledged e.g. “The Marchig Animal
Welfare Trust Cat Shelter”. It should be noted
that when applying for such a grant, outline
plans will be required together with a list of
internal fitments and equipment to be used. The
Trust will only support the construction of
building’s that are functional for the task
required and have no “frills”.
8. Where a grant is given for the
purchase of a motor vehicle or trailer, the
support of the Marchig Animal Welfare Trust must
be suitably acknowledged on the sides of the
vehicle or trailer e.g. “Sponsored by the
Marchig Animal Welfare Trust”.
9. Before a grant is given for
sterilisation costs through the use of private
veterinarians, these costs will have to be made
known and agreed by the Trust. Reasonable but
yet considerable discounted costs from the
veterinarians to be used will be expected.
10. A Grant Acceptance Form must be
completed and returned before any monies will be
11. Failure to return a Grant Acceptance
Form within one month of one being sent will
result in the offer of the grant falling by
12. The Marchig Trust reserves the right
to rescind the grant at any time should any of
the conditions applying to the grant are changed
or not fulfilled in any way without the prior
approval of the Marchig Trust; or it is felt
that in the opinion of the Trustees, that it is
appropriate to do so.
13. Where grant monies have been
released, failure by an applicant to return the
accompanying Form of Receipt will result in the
individual or organisation not being eligible
for future funding.
14. A report on how the grant monies were
used together with supporting photographs is
mandatory. Failure by an applicant to produce
such a report within a specified period will
result in the individual or organisation not
being eligible for future funding.
15. Applicants can only re-apply a
minimum of twelve months from the date of the
conclusion of the previous application, except
in exceptional circumstances.
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General Grant Conditions Document