We seek to benefit a broad range of projects that influence the development and delivery of (primary) healthcare services in the local community.

Over the last ten years we have made 110 grants to charities and non-profit making organisations totaling £11.6 million.

The Evelyn Trust seeks projects for which our funding makes the difference to the project getting off the ground.

The Evelyn Trust is a grant-making charity supporting medical research and healthcare in the Cambridge area.

Over the last ten years we have made 110 grants to charities and non-profit making organisations totaling £11.6 million.

Each year we make grants up to £250,000 totaling between £500,000 about £1 million

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Small grants still available up to £10,000

Case studies

Dr Judith Allanson

Evelyn Trust-funded traumatic head injury service breaking new ground at CUH

Seriously ill babies from across the East of England are treated at the Rosie, the specialist maternity and neo-natal hospital in Cambridge.

A number of projects we have supported bring together engineers and clinicians with the aim of applying engineering research and techniques to clinical medicine.

Very occasionally, we fund major multi-year projects, where the medical impact promises to be high and the benefits to the region extensive. An outstanding example is the £1.25m five-year Evelyn Neurorehabilitation Project.

Arts on Prescription is a project comprising a series of art workshops to enable people with mental health problems to carry out creative activities with the assistance of professional artists and counsellors.

Latest news

A grant from the Evelyn Trust has supported the research of Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald, from the University of Cambridge, as she works to develop effective screening that will benefit patients worldwide.

The Laughter Specialists have been spreading their brand of traditional fun through the children’s wards at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, thanks to a grant from the Evelyn Trust.