The Northern Counties Children's Benevolent Society

Educational grants for children who are in need or have an illness or disability who live in the counties of Cheshire, Cleveland, Cumbria, Durham, Greater Manchester, Humberside, Merseyside, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Lancashire or Tyne and Wear.

Priority goes to children whose parents have died.

The fund can only help with educational costs and can't give grants for clothes or equipment.

Last updated on 13 May 2019

Who is eligible?

Children who are in need through an illness, disability or other situation who live in Cheshire, Cleveland, Cumbria, Durham, Greater Manchester, Humberside, Merseyside, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Lancashire or Tyne and Wear.

Priority goes to children whose parents have died.

How to apply?

Contact the charity to apply.

The trustees meet four times a year to consider applications. You will be visited in your home by the charity and a school or health professional will need to support your application.

Contact details

29a Princes Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE3 5TT
Telephone: 0191 236 5308
Email: info@gmmlegal.co.uk