Are you age 17-25 years old and live in, or around, Stockport?Do you plan to live and work in a disadvantaged country for more than three months?
Origins of the Charity
Stockport World Citizen Trust (SWCT) was established in 2012 by 4 friends who have all lived or travelled in less advantaged countries. We found these experiences helped to shape our values and changed the way we view people who may seem less fortunate than ourselves.
We gained a clearer understanding of our responsibility for others and the importance of empowering people to improve their lives. As a result we try to retain a global perspective in our daily lives. We welcome the opportunity to pass this on.
Criteria for grant applications
Grants will be considered for applicants planning to:
We are unlikely to support individuals applying to join large group experiences or 'adventure' challenges such as World Challenge or Operation Raleigh. However applications are welcomed from people joining a 3rd party facilitated volunteer scheme.