The Radcliffe Trust

The Radcliffe Trust provides small grants in support of crafts and music, particularly in the field of Classical music. Crafts are broadly defined, including building conservation skills, rural skills and traditional creative craft skills. In the area of crafts the main objective is the support of craft training among young people both at apprenticeship and postgraduate levels. For other craft grants the Trustees’ main objective is to achieve a standard of excellence in crafts related particularly to conservation.

• apprenticeships;
• bursaries;
• conservation skills and projects;
• rural skills and projects;
• creative craft skills and projects;
• miscellaneous.

The majority of grants awarded are for amounts between £1,000 and £5,000. During the year 2008 grants totalling £282,355 were made by the Trust.

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