We are an independent grantmaking foundation supporting charities that make a difference to people, society and the natural world.
Appointment of new Director
We are pleased to announce that Sufina Ahmad will be our new Director. She will join us in January 2020. Sufina comes to us from the City of London Corporation where she is Corporate Strategy Manager. She has a track record in grant making from her previous roles with City Bridge Trust and the National Lottery Community Fund and brings experience of working in the charity sector, where she also holds several trusteeships.
Hugh Raven, Foundation Chair, said “There was a great deal of interest in the role from an exceptionally strong field. Sufina is an outstanding candidate and the Trustees are very much looking forward to welcoming her to the Foundation in the new year.”
Sufina Ahmad said “It’s a huge privilege to be joining the John Ellerman Foundation in the new year and I can’t wait to begin working with the team, trustees and others towards the aim of advancing the wellbeing of people, society and the natural world.”
You can see our latest grants for Museum and Galleries for 2019 in the Grants List now