Welcome to The Earley Charity Website

The Earley Charity is continuing to work to support local charitable organisations and individuals in need in our area of benefit during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Our office remains closed so all grant enquiries should be made by email to

The organisation grant-making programme is now open again for application.  Please send enquiries by email to

Dates of meetings at which applications will be considered can be found on the Applying for a Grant page

Existing grant-holders

We wish to reassure our partners that all existing grant commitments will be met, in respect of future funding for Earley Charity Workers and in respect of grants awarded but not yet paid, provided that the conditions of the grant have been complied with.

Existing grant-holders whose work has been affected by the pandemic may apply for a review of the conditions or the timing of the grant, and may expect a sympathetic and flexible response from the Charity.

Grants to Individuals

The Individual Grants Programme remains open to applications from individuals in need living in our area of benefit.  All applications must be supported by a sponsor who is able to give full and committed support to the applicant throughout the process.  Full details of our individual grants programme can be found on the Applying for a Grant page.


The Earley Charity is a local grant-making charity serving Earley and east Reading. Its history goes back some 300 years.  We make grants to local individuals in need and to voluntary and community organisations which work in our area of benefit

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