The Ella Lyman Cabot Trust (ELCT) offers grants to individuals with charitable, religious, artistic, educational, and scientific projects that promote the good of others. Within this general guideline, the trustees pay special attention to how the proposed project will be essential to the applicant’s own growth and development.

Types of assistance offered by the organisation:


Target group: human rights defenders

Operates worldwide 

The Ella Lyman Cabot Trust seeks to assist people who want to take their lives in a new, other-oriented direction. The twice-annual awards given out by the Board of Trustees of the Trust have enabled scores of individuals to develop their passion for serving others. By identifying and funding promising projects, the Trust aims to have a meaningful impact on both the proponent of the project and on the project’s intended beneficiaries.