Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust


The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust (JRCT) was established by Quaker businessman Joseph Rowntree in 1904, and provides grants for projects in areas that are of concern to the trust.


To work against the causes of poverty and injustice and to promote peace and democracy in the areas of religion, society and politics.

Geographic Focus

UK, Ireland

Programme Areas

The trust provides grants in the following programme areas:

◾Peace and security
◾Power and accountability
◾Rights and justice
◾Sustainable future

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