Major funding

We welcome approaches from local charities and community organisations about major and significant projects for which they need funds.

If you are applying for funding for a major or significant project please call us on 01635 817444 to discuss your project in person.

Here are some of the major projects that the Trust has funded.


The Rosemary AppealWest Berkshrie Hospital

£1.5m towards a new cancer and dialysis centre at West Berkshire Community Hospital



Greenham CommonGreenham Common

£770,000 towards the restoration of Greenham Common



Crookham Common Athletics TrackCrookham Common Athletics Track

£640,000 to refurbish Crookham Common Athletics Track



The Watermill TheatreThe Watermill Theatre

£570,000 to help save The Watermill Theatre, Bagnor



Pelican Cancer FoundationPelican Cancer Foundation

£550,000 towards equipment for the Pelican Cancer Foundation, North Hampshire



The Ark Cancer CentreThe Ark Cancer Centre

£500,000 towards a new cancer care centre serving North Hampshire and West Berkshire



West Berkshire HospitalWest Berkshire Hospital

£450,000 for digital X-ray equipment at West Berkshire Community Hospital



Greenham Common Control TowerGreenham Common Control Tower

£250,000 to help convert Greenham Common Control Tower into a visitor centre and cafe



Alexander Devine HospiceAlexander Devine Hospice

£230,000 towards Berkshire's first children's hospice



New Greenham ArtsNew Greenham Arts

Over £200,000 a year for New Greenham Arts



Newbury ShowgroundNewbury Showground

£187,500 for a new building on Newbury Showground



West Berkshire MuseumWest Berkshire Museum

£185,000 towards the upgrading of West Berkshire Museum



Music Bursary FundMusic Bursary Fund

£185,000 for a Music Bursary Fund for local primary school children



Adventure Dolphin, PangbourneAdventure Dolphin

£150,000 for an indoor climbing wall at Adventure Dolphin, Pangbourne



The Corn Exchange, NewburyThe Corn Exchange

£143,000 for core funding for the Corn Exchange, Newbury



Mabel Luke PlaceA facelift for Mabel Luke Place

£125,000 for affordable housing in Newbury



Victoria Park, NewburyVictoria Park

£100,000 towards improving Victoria Park



Berkshire Community FoundationBerkshire Community Foundation

£90,000 for a programme helping the disadvantaged and isolated into employment



Spectacular Outdoor Arts EventsOutdoor Arts Events

£86,000 a year for Newbury's spectacular Outdoor Arts Events



Thatcham Flood ForumFlood attenuation pond, Cold Ash Hill. Photo courtesy of Thatcham Flood Forum

£50,000 to protect homes in Thatcham from flooding