Baron Davenport’s Charity

Who Can Apply for Grants?

The Charity awards grants in four categories:

  • Almshouses, hospices and residential homes for older people.
  • Organisations for the benefit of children/young people.
  • Organisations supporting older people.
  • Individual widows, spinsters, divorced ladies, single mothers and fatherless children, who meet certain criteria set-out by the Charity.

Area of Benefit

The Charity’s area of benefit is the City of Birmingham and West Midland counties not extending 60 miles (or 96.56 kilometres) from Birmingham Town Hall.

How to Apply

Applications should be addressed to:

Mrs Kate Slater
Charity Administrator
Baron Davenport’s Charity
Portman House
5/7 Temple Row West
Birmingham   B2 5NY

If you have any questions regarding applications, the Administrator is always happy to discuss queries by telephone or email.

All grant applications are acknowledged promptly and all applicants are notified of the outcome of their request for funding.  The level of grant awarded is entirely at the discretion of the Trustees.

Applications are considered twice-yearly and distributions are made at the end of May/beginning of June (Spring) and at the end of November/beginning of December (Autumn).  Applications for the Spring distribution should be received no later than 15 March and for the Autumn no later than 15 September.

We ask that no more than one application be made in each twelve months ie if you are awarded a grant at the Autumn distribution, you should not make a further application until Autumn the following year – being sure to get your letter to us by 15 September.

How to Contact Us

Mrs Kate Slater - Charity Administrator


Baron Davenport’s Charity
Portman House
5/7 Temple Row West
B2 5NY

Telephone: 0121 236 8004

Mrs Kate Slater - Charity Administrator
0121 236 8004