Applying to The David Gibbons Foundation


The Trust Deed of the David Gibbons Foundation states the following:

‘The objects are to promote the welfare and relief of

  • people suffering from sickness,
  • people suffering from financial hardship,
  • and the elderly,

within East Devon and the County of Devon, in any manner as the Trustees may decide’.

Grants are not made for the following reasons:

  1. Any fees payable of an ongoing nature (such as regular payments for rent)
  2. To individuals for trips overseas for any reason
  3. If a grant has already been made within the last 12 months.

The David Gibbons Foundation is a registered charity and  can be found on the Charity Commission by clicking HERE (opens in new window/tab)


Recent grant information

The following grants were made in the financial years to the  31st March: –




Value of grants made £117,496 £109,264 £97,193
Number of grants made 90 95 85
Average size grant for organisations and charities £1,531 £1,493 £1,545
Average size grant for individuals £463 £442 £398
Number of applications received 105 112 96
Success rate of applications 86% 85% 88%

Payment of grants

From 1st April 2017 grants made to charities and organisations will be made by BACS only.  No grant cheques will be issued.  This means that bank identification will be required with every application form.


Please click here to read in more detail about applying – Application Forms