Nisbet Trust


About The Trust

Founded in 2011, The Nisbet Trust is an independent charitable trust primarily funded by the business activity of Key West Holdings.

The Trust supports charitable causes in the Greater Bristol area through both single and multi-year grants, usually between £5,000 and £50,000 per year. Over £11m has been donated by the Trust to local charitable organisations since 2011. Read more about the Trust’s recent grants here.

The Trust, which is overseen by its trustees, seeks to support organisations in four key focus areas.

Our areas of focus

Children and Young People
Prioritising organisations and projects which support disadvantaged young people to gain skills and qualifications for employment.
The Arts
Supporting performance venues and activities for disadvantaged children and young people.
Prevention of Homelessness
Including support for organisations who provide advice and guidance to people at risk of losing their homes.
Community Cohesion
Projects which support equality, diversity and social inclusion for high need groups from all communities in the city.