Below is a list of charities administered by Pothecary Witham Weld incorporating Haslam & Payne.

Click the charity name for further information about the criteria and application process for each one.

The Sheldon Trust

The Sheldon Trust, which also incorporates funds previously held by the Malcolm Chick Charity and the Pearson’s Holiday Fund, aims to alleviate poverty and distress within society. To this end it makes grants to registered charities in four defined focus areas: community projects; special needs groups; youth development; and holidays for the disadvantaged.

Grants may be provided for specific projects, operating costs, including staff, as well as refurbishment and specific items of equipment. However, capital appeals for building costs and vehicles are not considered


Registered Charity Number: 242328 

The Field Family Charitable Trust

Formerly known as The Woodlands Trust, The Field Family trust awards grants to registered charities in the West Midlands and London, within the boundaries of the M25, providing services to improve the quality of life and prospects of vulnerable young people between the ages of 13 to 25 and the elderly.

Capital appeals are not accepted, however appeals for alterations to existing buildings to comply with health and safety regulations will be considered.

Registered Charity Number: 259569

The Holy Rood Trust

The Trust supports contemplative Religious Communities in the British Isles.

Registered Charity Number: 266602

The D.V. Davis Trust

The D.V. Davis Trust’s purpose is to make funds available in the form of loans to Roman Catholic places of worship in England and Wales to help with the repair and refurbishment of RC Churches (and Presbytries).

Registered Charity Number: 201127

The Veneziana Fund

The Veneziana Fund was formed and registered as a charity in 1997. Since then it has been receiving all donations from the sale of the Veneziana Pizza.

From January 2019 the Fund has been focusing on supporting charities selected together with Pizza Express who are involved in ‘music therapy’ and/or the development and nurturing of music talent.

Registered Charity Number:  1061760

Sylvia Waddilove Foundation UK

The Sylvia Waddilove Foundation UK provides grants to charities and some not-for-profits, primarily for capital projects, in the following areas: education relating to organic farming and veterinary science, animal husbandry and animal welfare, the visual and performing arts, medical research, the relief of disability and severe illness, the preservation of buildings and the accommodation of those in need.

Registered Charity Number: 1118097