Social Grant applications are considered for individuals / families in need who live within the City of York, or the immediate area.  All applications must be submitted via a third party agency, for example, health workers, mental health workers, child support services, education services working for such agencies as the City of York Council, Leeds & York PFT, Changing Lives. The Trust does not normally support applications for rent arrears or holidays.

All applications for flooring must be sent with a quotation. In any application submitted for carpet or flooring, please ensure that the required square meterage is included on the quotation.

The current application form is available for download. Signed applications can be sent by email to the Clerk (Email: In exceptional circumstances, where an urgent response is required, it is recommended you contact the Clerk directly.

All applications will usually be considered within six weeks unless further information relating to the application is needed. Decisions will be confirmed as soon as possible. In all cases, the Trustees decision is final and there will be no further correspondence.

Please click here to download the current Individual Grant Application Form

Norman Collinson Charitable Trust
The Mile
YO42 1TW

Tel: 01759 322102

Registered charity number: 277325