Students above school age who are in need and have lived in Richmond, Kew, Ham, Petersham, North and East Sheen or Central Mortlake (NOT the whole borough of Richmond) for at least six months prior to application and have no other possible sources of help.
People above school age who are in need and have lived in the TW9, TW10 or SW14 areas of Richmond for at least six months prior to application and have no other possible sources of help.
No grants to schoolchildren.
Type of grants
One-off and recurrent grants to help people obtain vocational, professional or academic qualifications or to retrain after employment. Grants can range from £50 towards course books to larger recurrent grants over several years for course fees.
On a form available from the Clerk to the Education Committee, to be submitted directly by the individual. This includes details of current employment, income and expenditure, details of the course/expenses applied for and a statement in support of the application. Two references are required and applicants are usually asked to attend an interview. Applications should be based on financial need and parental income is taken into account up to the age of 25 years. There are two trusts which are also administered by the Richmond Parish Lands Charity:
The Barnes Relief in Need Charity (BRINC) - cc.no 200318
BRINC small grant forms are available for existing RPLC small grants referral agencies. In addition some Mortlake based organisations will be invited to become referral agencies for individuals in need. Application forms for organisational and individual grants are available from the correspondent.
Grants are also made to organisations. The charity has an informative website.
Grant provided by: The Richmond Parish Lands Charity
The Vestry House
21 Paradise Road
Surrey TW9 1SA
Telephone: 020 8948 5701
Fax: 020 8332 6792