The Kennel Club Charitable Trust

How to apply for a grant

A Staffordshire Bull Terrier on the Find a Rescue Dog stand at last year's Discover Dogs

Notes to applicants

  1. How to apply for a grant

The Kennel Club Charitable Trust (KCCT) will consider grant applications for science, welfare, and education projects to benefit dogs.

Specifically, and in accordance with its Trust Deed, KCCT provides funds for three purposes:

  1. Application guidelines 

Scientific project proposals will only be considered using the designated form (available to download here). The form must be completed as directed and incomplete applications will not be considered. Grants will not normally be made to projects which involve work under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986. Grants will be subject to regular monitoring by the KCCT and annual written reports and a Final Report will be required.

Please send applications and address all inquiries to the KCCT Administrator, Mr Richard Fairlamb (email), The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, London W1J 8AB. Tel:  020 7518 6874.

Note: The KCCT Trustees meet four times a year, usually in April, June, September and December. Your application will be assessed at the first available meeting once all the required documentation has been received. Please make sure that you have included the following:

The names of recipients of grants are listed in the Trust’s accounts and are also listed in the Kennel Club Journal and on this page in the Charitable Trust section of the Kennel Club website.