The Woolmen’s Charitable Trust

The objects of the Woolmen’s Company Charitable Trust are:
To promote the wool industry and interest in wool, wool products, sheep farming, shearing, wool production and textiles and design; research into appropriate veterinary procedures and practices; education relevant to the wool industry; and to promote the City of London in general and the Livery movement in particular.

Wool Innovation Prize
The Worshipful Company of Woolmen and The Company of Merchants of the Staple of England are launching a prize in the UK for innovation in the use and application of wool. This is open to any individual who works with wool. The prize is supported by the Campaign for Wool
⦁ Awarded Annually
⦁ Application has to be innovative and commercially viable
⦁ apparel or non-apparel applications
⦁ £5000 prize
Annual Closing date is 30th June.

For further details please contact The Campaign for Wool for an application form:

Other academic awards are made to students studying veterinary procedures and systems in support of sheep welfare; and the use of wool, textiles, fashion and design. Currently we support courses at Heriot Watt, Huddersfield, the Scottish Agricultural College and Harper Adams, but this list is under regular review.

Shearing Medals and Prizes are awarded by the Master at the five major UK agricultural shows – the Royal Ulster Show, the Bath and West Show, the Great Yorkshire Show, the Royal Highland Show and the Royal Welsh Show.

Legacies and Donations
Please contact the Clerk if you would like to leave a legacy to The Trust or make charitable donations – see Contacts on Home Page.

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Charitable Activities