The Arnold’s Charity is able to offer grants to residents of Nether Heyford and Upper Heyford who find themselves in need of help financially.
The grants which can be applied for are varied and include two categories.
Social Grants: All ages
The social grants are available to help residents who may be struggling financially. This could be an unexpected expense i.e. new glasses, dental treatment, a larger than anticipated bill, the need to travel to hospital appointments, heating, clothing, medical costs etc.
Eligibility: Resident of Nether Heyford or Upper Heyford
Educational Grants: Persons under 18 & Persons 18-24
Cash grants for Apprenticing and Education are available to or on behalf of persons who have not attained the age of 25. This could be for learning purposes i.e. books, equipment, tools, etc.
Eligibility: 1. Under 25 years old. 2. Lived in Nether Heyford or Upper Heyford for over one year OR have been educated in the parish for over one year. 3. In need of financial assistance for educational purposes, subject to the terms of the scheme and approval of the trustees
The applications are considered by the Trustees at their meetings twice a year, in April and November. Deadlines for completed application forms are March 31st and October 31st.
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Grant Application Deadline
Application forms are available from:
Rev Stephen Burrow (Parish Church) – Trustee
email@example.com | 01327 344436 | 07511 544375
Jez Wilson (The Prattler)
firstname.lastname@example.org | 07761 672376
Nick Adams – Trustee
email@example.com | 07812 032509
Bethany Kay (Clerk to the Trustees at Wilson Browne Solicitors)
firstname.lastname@example.org | 01604 876697
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The Arnold’s Charity was founded by the will of Edmund Arnold, in or about 1689. The Charity was set up to help five Parishes in the County of Northamptonshire – Stony Stratford, Nether and Upper Heyford, the Ancient Parish of St. Giles -Northampton, Stowe-IX-Churches and Weedon Bec and also Merton College, Oxford.
Born: Nether Heyford, Northamptonshire
Baptised: Stowe-Nine-Churches, Northamptonshire, 1607
Graduated: Merton College Oxford, 10th October 1661
Career: Lawyer – Doctors’ Commons, Knightrider Street, London (Described in ‘David Copperfield’ and referred to by Sherlock Holmes)
Died: Kensington, London, 27th March 1676
Buried: Beneath the chancel in St Bartholomew’s Church, Furtho, Northamptonshire
Edmund Arnold’s Charity – Registered Charity number 260589
Arnold’s Education Foundation – Registered Charity number 310590