We are an independent grantmaking foundation – supporting charities that make a practical difference to people, society and the natural world.



The deadline for first stage applications to our Regional Museums & Galleries Fund was 5pm on Friday 1 December 2017.

The deadline for first stage Arts, Environment and Welfare applications under our current guidelines is 5pm on Wednesday 20 December 2017.

We are reviewing our funding approach and criteria and will be closed to new applications from 20 December 2017 until late Spring 2018, when we will publish new guidelines.


Supporting the potential of the highest quality arts to enrich and transform lives.


Contributing to greater harmony between people and the planet.


Helping people facing poverty or disadvantage lead more independent lives.