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


IMPORTANT NOTICE: We are reviewing our funding approach and criteria and will close temporarily to new applications at the end of this year. New guidelines will be published when we open again in late Spring 2018.

The closing date for first stage applications under our current guidelines is 5pm on Wednesday 20 December 2017.


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.