A Norfolk-based charity supporting the agricultural community.

Awards & Funds

Sowing the seeds of change

Sowing the seeds of change


clan trust scholarship

To mark the 50th Anniversary of Clan Trust in 2018, the Trustees are delighted to announce the launch of the Clan Trust Scholarship with a value of up to £10,000.

The Scholarship will be awarded annually to the most outstanding candidate for a Farming Education, Research, or Travel Project.

Applications for the Scholarship will open in January and will be awarded in May following assessment of the applications and interview.

To be eligible to apply for the Scholarship candidates must:

  • Be aged between the ages of 18 – 30

  • Have been resident in Norfolk for at least 3 years

  • Demonstrate a commitment to farming or rural industries or agricultural research

Demonstrate the need and benefits for the specific area of research, education or travel



For benefactors wishing to target their donations at advancing science in agriculture, the Clan Trust have created a bespoke Agri- Science Fund.

According to the merits of the applications, the satisfaction of the objectives and the approval of the Trustees, grants can be made to any number of applicants with values commensurate with the worth they bring to scientific development.

Awards are given in winter and summer. Donors will receive annual reports on the progress of the specific projects funded.


CLAN Community Fund

Clan Trust have established a fund in partnership with the Norfolk Community Foundation to provide direct support to elderly residents across the region.

On behalf of the Clan Trust, NCF identi es and commissions charities, voluntary groups and specialist centres that comprehend local needs and have the capabilities to deliver improvements in quality of life for the elderly.




North Norfolk Community Transport

RNAA Spring Fling Sponsorship  

Dr Amanda Hartley "The Little Story Telling Company" Science Workshops

Norfolk Association for the Disabled

NYF - Countrysiders Annual Support 

UEA - Scholarship 2019/20 MSc Plant Genetics and Crop Improvement

LEAF - Transport Bursary for School GSCE Event on 21 June 2019 

The Norfolk Hospice 

Waveney Stardust 

West Norfolk Deaf Association 

Deafblind UK 

Aylsham Agricultural Show Association

Royal Norfolk Show 2019


Suffolk Agricultural Association - Sponsorship of 2018 School Farm and Country Fair 

Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association - 2018 Spring Fling 

East Suffolk Association for the Blind 

RABI (Annual Donation) 

Norfolk Community Foundation

NYF - Countrysiders Annual Support 

Age Concern North Norfolk 

Aylsham Agricultural Show Association

RNAA - Sponsorship of 2018 School Arts Competition 

UEA School of Biological Sciences - Scholarship for MSc Plant Genetics and Crop Improvement 

Kevin Hack - Supporting final year at EOC

St Margarets Church, Witton (W Donald)

Bloodwise (W Donald)

Easton & Otley College - travel bursary

Suffolk Agricultural Show - 2019 School Farm and Country Fair 

Easton & Otley College - Promotional Video 

P J Cox - funding towards WCF course at RAC 

Asthma Relief - Funding for 4 nebulisers for North Walsham District Nurses 

British Red Cross - 10 wheelchairs


Norfolk Community Foundation

Deafblind UK Donation 

Carers Trust Donation 

Wayland Show Gold Sponsorship 2017 

West Norfolk Carers Donation 

University of East Anglia - Funding of NBS Master of Business Administration for Ellie Sweetman

Norfolk Young Farmers Club Countrysiders Annual Donation 

Somerton Village Hall 

Sam Steggles - Trip to South Africa 

Aylsham Show 2017 Sponsorship 

East Anglian Air Ambulance

Mr Kevin Hack - Tuition fee for BSc (Hons) Agriculture at Easton & Otley College 

Easton & Otley College - 3rd travel bursary

Asthma Relief - funding for 4 nebulisers to be used by Norfolk Nursing Team 

Sophie Bambridge - Worshipful Company of Farmers 

Farming is Magic - Green Shoots Production, Suzie Emmett