The Trust

The Jean Grove Trust is a registered charity, charity number 1109593.

It was originally created by lay members of the Blackfriars community of Dominican friars in Cambridge, and is therefore also known as the Blackfriars Ethiopia Project.


Eamon Duffy, Chairman
Claerwen James, Secretary
Andrew Powell, Treasurer
Deirdre Serjeantson
Sophie Smiley

Francis Spufford

Members of the Blackfriars community advise the committee, in particular the prior of Blackfriars, who attends meetings of the committee.

Financial details of the Trust can be found on the Charities Commission website, and our recent accounts are available at the links below:

Jean Grove Trust Financial Statements 2023

Jean Grove Trust Financial Statements 2022

Jean Grove Trust Financial Statements 2021