George Townsend Charity

The George Townsend Charity primarily provides benefits to residents of almshouses at Aylestone or Kirby Muxloe in Leicestershire.

The charity also supports - by way of grants - poor widows, spinsters and divorcees of 45 years+, preferably, but not necessarily, in the areas above.

Any enquiries regarding the charity should be directed to Charity Link's Trust Administration Team.

t: 0116 222 2200



A charity for widows and spinsters

Charity Link Small Grants Scheme

The Trust Administration Team administers the Charity Link Small Grants Scheme, which offers grants up to £500 to charitable organisations across Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland and Northants.

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Our Charity Link Trust Administration services include Clerkship, Charity Management Services and Grant Administration Services. You can read more about specific services below.

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