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 91 grants to charities and non-profit making organisations totalling £9 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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Application deadline: 30 November 2014

Case studies

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.

Anglia Ruskin University’s Department of Vision and Hearing Sciences received our support to establish a sophisticated vision testing unit which promises benefits to future generations of optometrists as well as to the community

Latest news

As part of the University of Cambridge Science Festival on Sunday 23 March, the Evelyn Trust Perinatal Imaging Centre team welcomed visitors to the brain imaging unit, which specialises in studying the newborn brain.

The Evelyn Trust recently supported the renovation of Centre 33 on Clarendon Street, Cambridge. The charity undertook the much-needed renovation as part of the centre's 30th birthday.