The Frieda Scott Charitable Trust provides grants to charities and community groups in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, as well as the area covered by the old county of Westmorland.  Established in 1974 and based in Kendal, the Trust is a long-standing supporter of local community groups and Trustees continue to welcome applications from voluntary/charitable organisations working on the ground to meet the most urgent needs in their area.  Particular consideration will be given to projects supporting the most disadvantaged and vulnerable in our society.  We encourage all applicants for funding to contact us first to talk through your plans – please ask for Naomi Brown on 01539 742608 or info@fcsct.org.uk


We are looking to recruit to the position of FSCT Trust Secretary to start at the end of October.  Details of this part-time role can be seen here FSCT Trust Secretary Job Description – 2017 and you can download an application form here Application Form – FSCT Trust Secretary – 2017 .  This a great opportunity to join a small team committed to providing grants to worthwhile local charities.  Some essential dates to note are:

  • The closing date for applications is 7th September 2017
  • Interviews will be held on 15th September  2017
  • Ideal starting date is 23rd October 2017

If you have any questions, please call Chris Batten on 01539 742608 or email chris ‘at’ fcsct.org.uk