Privacy and Cookie Notice

The 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust of One Eastwood, Binley Business Park, Coventry, CV3 2UB is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

This notice explains:

  • Who we are and what we do
  • What personal information we collect
  • Why we collect, store and use personal information
  • How we collect personal information
  • Where to find information on your rights in relation to personal information
  • What to do if you have any concerns about the way we are collecting or using personal information

We may change this notice from time to time by updating this page. When changes are made they will be effective immediately.

Who we are

We are a general grantmaking trust, constituted under a Trust Deed dated 29th May 1961. We are registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales (registered number 200198).

What we do

We help UK charities to meet their charitable objectives by awarding grants to them. We fund a broad range of activities throughout the UK with a preference for supporting projects in the Midlands, in particular Coventry and Warwickshire.

What personal information do we collect and how do we collect this information?

The personal information we collect includes an individual’s name, position in their organisation / job title, and their contact information including email address and telephone number. This data is collected from information you provide when applying for a grant or when you provide a report to us on your organisation’s activities. We may also collect information that you provide to us by email, letter or telephone.

Except for the above and information on public record (eg from the Charity Commission or your organisation’s website) we do not obtain personal information from any other source.

Why we need to collect, store and use your personal information

The information we collect and store is necessary to make reasonable assessments including due diligence checks when considering awarding grants and when contacting you regarding any grant we may have awarded.

We are committed to ensuring your personal information is secure and we will not keep personal information for longer than necessary.

The 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust receives grant applications via online forms built using software owned by Formstack. Formstack’s software complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. Formstack data remains private and the responsibility of the individual or organisation creating the form; and Formstack give their assurance that they will never view, access, sell, or distribute it to a third party. If you have additional questions about Formstack’s privacy policies, please contact them at

All personal information is securely stored in our Salesforce cloud-based grants management database. Salesforce has robust security measures in place that meet the highest standards in the industry. Salesforce gives an undertaking that it will not review, share, distribute, or reference any of its customer’s data, unless it is required to do so by law.

Your rights in relation to Personal Information

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives you the right to:

  • access your personal information held by us
  • have your personal information held by us rectified
  • under specific circumstances, have your personal information held by us erased
  • object to the processing of your personal information based on legitimate interests

Where to find information on your rights in relation to your personal information

For further information about data protection and GDPR please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office:


We do not track use of our website or collect any information about you when you visit our website.

How to contact us

If you would like to exercise any of your rights under the GDPR, or have a question or concern relating to the way in which we are collecting your personal information or our use of cookies, please email the Administrator at