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Earth Day 2024

22 April, 2024 Earth Day serves as a chance to honour and celebrate our great planet and to remind ourselves of the importance of sustainability and environmental conservation to encourage us to come together and act towards a healthier planet and a brighter...
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The Palaeontographical Society

17 April, 2024 The Palaeontographical Society is the oldest society devoted to the advancement of palaeontological knowledge, having been established in 1847. They are a membership organisation and have a strong focus on UK palaeontology and describing the fossil fauna and flora of the...
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The British Association of Friends of Museums

20 March, 2024 The British Association of Friends of Museums (BAFM) is the national body which supports Friends Groups associated with both national and regional museums, galleries, and heritage sites. They provide advice, fundraising support, and resources to these volunteer-led groups, to help...
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Marsh Community Archaeology Awards

12 February, 2024 On Saturday 10th, at the Council for British Archaeology’s AGM, we launched the 2024 Marsh Community Archaeology Awards and opened up the call for nominations. You can nominate in 4 categories, for individuals, young people and community archaeology projects, and...
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2024 Award Partner Anniversaries

24 January, 2024 The MCT now run over 100 Awards with 42 partner organisations, which we hope will result in longstanding partnerships. We are pleased to be able to share below some Award anniversaries that we will be celebrating this year. This year...
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MCT 2023 End of Year Review

08 January, 2024 As the Trust enters the New Year, we wanted to look back and reflect on the organisations and people that both our Awards Scheme and Grants Programme have supported over the second half of 2023. Over the last half of...
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MCT 2023 Mid-Year Review

04 July, 2023 As the Trust reaches the middle of year, we are looking back and reflecting on the organisations and people that both our Awards Scheme and Grants Programme have supported over the last 6 months. So far this year we have...
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2022 Awards Partnership Anniversaries

21 December, 2022 The Marsh Charitable Trust prides itself on its longstanding relationships with both our grantees as well as our Awards partners. Over the years, the Trust’s Awards Scheme has grown impressively, with partners from all over the charity sector ranging from...
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Visiting Grantees

09 May, 2022 As a grant making body, the MCT provides small charities with continuous annual support towards core funding and creates long-standing relationships with the organisations it supports. The relationships the MCT develop with organisations is an important aspect of the Trusts...
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MCT Public Name Change

01 September, 2021 This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the Marsh Christian Trust. The Trust supports organisations across the charity sector through our Awards Scheme and Grants Programme. The Awards Scheme recognises and celebrates volunteers from our partner organisations that have gone above and beyond for their charity. Our Grants Programme supports smaller charities...
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40th Anniversary of the MCT

14 May, 2021 This week, we were delighted to mark the 40th Anniversary of the foundation of the Marsh Christian Trust. Over the past 4 decades, the Trust has grown substantially, and we have been able to work with some fantastic partner organisations...
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Recognising More Volunteers with St Mungo’s

06 April, 2021 The Marsh Christian Trust has been in partnership with St Mungo’s since 2015, recognising volunteers who support people recovering from homelessness. The Awards reflect the varied contributions that volunteers make across St Mungo’s services through 3 categories: Ending Rough Sleeping,...
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Celebrating 2020 Award Partner Anniversaries

17 December, 2020 The MCT have 38 partners each with different and unique awards that have been running for many years. This year we are pleased to be celebrating a number of different Award Partner anniversaries. This year will be the 20th anniversary...
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Increased Volunteering During The Pandemic

02 July, 2020 Many charities have been suffering a loss of income due to the recent pandemic, and many physical and face-to-face volunteering projects and services have had to temporarily halt, however this has not stopped many others pulling together to adapt to...
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Recognising International Contributions

07 November, 2019 Much of the MCT’s work involves recognising the grassroots contributions of individuals and groups across the UK. However, we are increasingly expanding our international reach and, in the past year, have presented over 15 Awards to winners working internationally. A...
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