The Len Pick Trust, Bourne

Posted By: Its Funtime | Posted Date: Friday, July 26, 2019

The Len Pick Trust, Bourne

The Len Pick Trust is an invaluable charity based in Bourne who provide grant based funding to many different community projects in the town. Grants are available to charitable, voluntary and other non-profit organisations within the town of Bourne and also the immediate surrounding villages.

The Len Pick Trust was founded by Len Pick, who was a very well respected landowner in Bourne.  He left a large sum of money to be used for the benefit of the people of Bourne when he died at the ripe old age of 94 in 2004. Len was extremely passionate Bourne and quietly supported many aspects of the town throughout his lifetime. Upon his death he wanted his legacy to live on by donating the money made from the sale of his substantial estate to the town that he loved so much.

May local projects have benefitted from grants from the Len Pick trust including Bourne Outdoor Pool, Bourne in Bloom, Bourne To Play (for the improvement of the Well Head Playpark) Don’t Lose Hope, and the Bourne Darby & Joan Hall. The Len Pick Trust have also been instrumental in purchasing several lifesaving defibrillators in the town.

Any applications for grants are carefully considered by the trustees and a priority is put onto project which will long term improve the town for the local community.

The Trust also provide hire of a well equipped air conditioned first floor meeting room at its head office close to Bourne town centre. The Market Room, as it referred to, has a comfortable capacity for up to 14 people - perfect for interviewing, appraisals, small to medium sized meetings, training, presentations and offsite management meetings. The meeting room has access to free tea & coffee facilities, secure wi-fi, ceiling mounted projector, PC, kitchen and toilet facilities. A stair lift is also available for disabled access.

 

How to apply - Initially if you would like clarification or any guidance regarding whether your organisation would qualify for a grant then please contact the Len Pick Trust on (01778) 218090.