The Humphrey Richardson Taylor Charitable Trust

The Humphrey Richardson Taylor Charitable Trust was established in 1997 for the 'Advancement of public education in, and appreciation of, the art and science of Music and allied performing arts.'
The Trust's benefactor, Mr H R Taylor, who lived in Cheam, Surrey, and died in 1996, was devoted to music throughout his life and wished to encourage the growth of music-making and live performance by people of all ages.

Since 1997, the Trust has provided financial support for a range of musical activities in Surrey and adjacent areas.

Through partnership arrangements with the Royal College of Music, the University of Surrey and certain other national bodies it extends its support to musically gifted British residents beyond its core geographical area.

Typically, help may be given to the following:

Schools

 

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music-related capital projects

 

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purchase of instruments

 

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music computers and software

 

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scores and sheet music

 

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funding of concerts for special occasions

 

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part-funding of instrumental tuition

Musical Societies and Organisations

 

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annual grants towards the cost of funding live concerts
[choral societies, orchestras, opera and light operatic societies, etc]

Individuals

 

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music-related undergraduate studies: scholarship funding

 

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music-related postgraduate studies: scholarship funding

 

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grants towards fees

 

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purchase of instruments

 

Before submitting an application, please read the relevant checklist

We hold information provided by correspondents securely. It is used only as required for the smooth operation of the Trust and will never be sold or passed to a third party.

 

Vacancy at the H R Taylor Trust


The H R Taylor Charitable Trust, Chipstead, Surrey, is looking for an Administrator to replace Brian Bennett who will be stepping down at the end of 2018. The Trust gives financial support to music tuition in Surrey schools and budgetary support to amateur choirs and orchestras in the county. The Administrator prepares five Trustees' meetings per annum and implements the decisions taken. The work includes preparing the agenda, drafting the minutes, dealing with and paying beneficiaries, and general administration. The Trust's considerable income of nearly £500,000 from property and investments is generated by a bequest; fundraising is not required. Brian works the equivalent of two days per week and is currently paid £23,000 per annum. He is assisted one day a week by a Deputy. The successful applicant will be Surrey based and appreciate the value of music to schoolchildren and society at large. 
Please email applications with CV to Brian using the address on this website by end October 2018.

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