What they say

‘Your grant of £5,000 will support our work in Walker, Cowgate and Pottery Bank.’


‘Parents noticed a big difference in their child’s behaviour after the residential activites.’

Denton Youth and Community Project

‘Your £3,000 grant helps support our service for older people in the North East.’

Independent Age

‘We are helping those affected by spina bifida and hydrocephalus with your grant of £2,900.’


‘Your grant of £2,000 will help create lasting change for people with sight loss.’


About us

Sir James Knott Trust is an independent, grant making charitable trust based in Newcastle upon Tyne in the north east of England. We support community projects in Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham including Hartlepool.

The aim of Sir James Knott Trust is to help improve the conditions of people living and working in the North East of England.

The Trustees try to follow the wishes and interests of the Trust’s founder where this is compatible with the present day needs of the North East.

How and where we spend our funds

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