Championing Young People


The Starr Trust supports young people aged 10–18 to fulfil their potential in sports, arts and education, by giving a helping hand to achieve their goals at a time when they really need it.



To apply for an Edward Starr Award please click here.

To sign up for our newsletter please click here.



  • News

    Champions Update

    Two of our latest champions visited the Starr Trust offices recently and told us all about their exciting upcoming activities this Easter.

    Nathan is competing next week in his first 100 meter racing event at the Weir Archer Academy.…

    Read More

  • News

    Meet Our Newest Champions

    The Funding Team was delighted to award some fantastic young people this March. Our new Edward Starr Champions are Brittney (15), Nathan (11) and Kayleigh (15) and we are also very happy to be funding for a second year our…

    Read More

  • News

    Quiz Night Raises Nearly £1800

    The Starr Trust’s annual Quiz Night raised £1797.21 to help local young people. A special mention goes to Jeff Henley who very kindly donated his team’s winnings back to the Starr Trust!

    Trish from the Trust says “This was our…

    Read More

  • News

    South Coast Jazz Festival Launch

    January 2015 saw Claire Martin OBE and Julian Nicholas launch the South Coast Jazz Festival, which took place over the weekend of 23-25 January 2015. Claire and Julian have joined forces and combined their love of the South Coast and…

    Read More

  • News

    Sussex Businesses Help to Raise Over £4000 for the Starr Trust

    Sussex businesses helped to raise a whopping £4076 for the Starr Trust in February at Imperial China Worthing where 120 diners enjoyed a fabulous Evening of Rat Pack crooning from Dave Sinatra and Joe Dellow and delicious food from John…

    Read More

  • News

    Wish Upon a Christmas Starr raises over £3200

    Last Christmas Wish upon a Christmas Starr truly captured the Christmas spirit in a wonderful evening of festive musical numbers. The event which was held at, and kindly donated by, the Hilton Brighton Metropole, starred the wonderful Starr Trust Patron…

    Read More