We are East Brighton Trust, an organisation working in the heart of East Brighton to make a positive difference to those who live here.  Through our range of grants schemes we help fund events and activities across Moulsecoomb, Bevendean, Bates Estate, Saunders Park, Manor Farm, Whitehawk, Craven Vale and Bristol Estate. 

Next small grants deadlines:

Summer grants: Friday 7th May 2021 (Decisions approx. 6 weeks later in mid-late June)
Winter Grants: Friday 10th September 2021 (Decisions approx. 6 weeks later in late October)

Small Grants announcement Spring 2021

Since the start of the pandemic East Brighton Trust has responded through our grant giving to a range of emergency situations caused by the Covid crisis. Throughout 2020 we awarded a significant amount of grants totalling over £60,000, directing these where they were most needed and benefiting thousands of people across East Brighton. Read about these →

Like many businesses, we have been impacted by the pandemic and have seen a reduction in our earnings. This has affected the amount of funds we are able to distribute. 

We have therefore decided to limit our small grants awards to Summer and Winter grants of £500 for the 2021/22 financial year. We will not be accepting ad hoc grants outside of the small grants process.

This will enable us to reach as many groups as possible across East Brighton. 


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About us

We are a Community Interest Company (CIC) based at the Westergate Business Centre in Moulsecoomb.

We own a number of properties in East Brighton, including the Westergate Business Centre and The Bevy Pub and use income generated from these assets to support our grant making programmes. Where possible, we let our property to local companies and voluntary sector organisations and provide affordable housing in East Brighton.

This website provides information about our work and grant programmes. If you need more information, or would like to be involved please go to the Contact us page or call us on 01273 818999 and we’ll answer your questions as quickly as we can.