Welcome

The Swire Charitable Trust is an independent UK grant making trust.

Since 1975 we have been supporting a wide range of charities that share our commitment to delivering positive and lasting change to UK society. We receive our funding from John Swire & Sons Ltd, the parent company of the Swire Group.

We have three core funding programmes, all of which welcome online funding requests from eligible UK registered charities:

We refined our programmes in the Summer of 2019. Before you apply, please take a moment or two to better understand who we are, what we do and the details of our online application process.