Patron: The Countess Mountbatten of Burma, C.B.E.


Other Grants.




We also provide grants to organisations in the United Kingdom for educational purposes in the following:

Sir Ernest Cassel Educational Trust


What we do.

             The higher education of women.


             Higher and adult education and the arts.

               The provision of education facilities for the unemployed or disabled.

Mountbatten Memorial Grants.

             The provision of opportunities for young people to serve overseas.
  It should be noted that, in recent years, the funds available for grants in these areas have been limited.

Post Doctoral Travel Grants.

However the Trust's grants in these areas have included, for example, The Marine Society and Sea Cadets
  (educational programmes for seafarers), Operation New World (self help educational programme for the
  young unemployed), Cumberland Lodge (support for a weekend conference for Commonwealth students),

Other Grants.

the Burnbake Foundation (arts projects to assist in the rehabilitation of prisoners), The Richard Attenborough
  Centre at the University of Leicester (to assist the disabled with arts projects) and the Project Trust.


History of the Trust.


  Enquiries and applications for grants should be sent to:
              The Trust Secretary,
              Sir Ernest Cassel Educational Trust,          
              5 Grimston Park Mews,
              Grimston Park,  
              Tadcaster, LS24 9DB.
              Tel (01937)  834730  OR  07768  458551

E-mail                                Registered Charity Number 313820                                            Last revised 11 July, 2010