The Leche Trust (UK)

The Leche Trust

The Leche Trust is a registered, grant-making charity (225659) founded and endowed by the late Mr. Angus Acworth CBE.  

The Leche Trustees offer grants in two areas: performing arts and conservation.

Performing Arts

The Trustees support projects that promote excellence in professional performance in music, dance and theatre, with particular emphasis on new work and on the development of young professionals aged 18 or over. Trustees are sympathetic to projects that widen geographical access to the performing arts, for example through festivals and touring.

Trustees do not fund:

Please read the detailed Funding Guidelines carefully before making an application.


The trustees meet three times a year to review applications, normally in February, May and October. 
The deadlines for applications for the meetings in 2018 are:

Friday 15th December 2017 for the February meeting

Friday 20th April 2018 for the May meeting

Friday 17th August 2018 for the October meeting.

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