What is the Trust for Research and Education on the Arms Trade?

The Trust for Research and Education on the Arms Trade (TREAT) was established in 1990 to promote research into the international arms trade and its effects, and disseminate the results of such research.

What kinds of projects does TREAT support?

As a UK registered charity, recognised by the Charity Commissioners and the Inland Revenue, the Trust has certain tax privileges and confines its giving to purposes accepted in law as charitable and, in particular, those which fall within its aims as described above.

The Trustees look for a combination of the following when considering a grant application:

All applicants must:

Where an application covers employment, TREAT encourages the payment of at least the Living Wage.

TREAT does not respond to general appeals, fund deficits, or make grants for on-going projects.

What level of grants does TREAT make?

Grants normally range between £1,000 and £5,000 and are considered twice-yearly. The deadlines for applications are 1 April and 1 October - applicants will hear the outcome of their applications by 1 June and 1 December respectively. You may apply at any time for grants of less than £500.

How do we apply to TREAT?

Applications should include the following information:

To make a grant application, or for any questions you may have about the process, please contact the Secretary, Jon Nott:
Email: office(at)caat·org·uk
Address: Unit 4, 5 - 7 Wells Terrace, London N4 3JU
Tel: 020-7281 0297