Acton (Middlesex) Charities - Education

We give small grants of up to £300 a year to students aged 18 or over who have lived in the ‘ancient parish of Acton’ for the last three years. Grants are to assist with the purchase of books or equipment for a college or university course.

The charity also purchases household items for people of all ages who have lived in the area for at least three years.

Please see the map on the website for the exact boundaries:

Last updated on 29 March 2018

Who is eligible?

Students aged 18 or over who have lived in the ‘ancient parish of Acton’ – this is not necessarily the same as the postcode area of W3. Please see the map on our website for the exact boundaries:

Students must be entered on a full-time course in the UK, usually of 3 years or more, which will lead to a recognised qualification.

Grants are not given for courses in private schools or institutions.

How to apply?

Individuals can apply directly and can apply on the charity's website:

You can also email or write to the Clerk to the Trustees to request an application form. Please note that applicants need to provide written proof from their place of education with their application.

Please note that it is a small local charity with no permanent staff, so quick responses are not always possible.

Other information

The charity also provides welfare grants to individuals. Small grants can also be made to local organisations or artists mounting exhibitions or showcasing local artistic talent.

Contact details

Clerk to the Trustees, Action (Middlesex) Charities,
c/o St Mary's Parish Office, 1 The Mount
Acton High Street
W3 9NW