Trusts and Foundations

We welcome support from Trusts, Foundations and Grant organisations to help meet our aims

Our aims:

  • The creation of woodmeadow, rich in wildlife
  • Community engagement
  • Research
  • Outdoor education for children and adults
  • Increasing natural biodiversity
  • Citizen Science
  • Advocacy for woodmeadow creation in green spaces

Grant funding is crucial to our work and progress. We are extremely grateful to all those Trusts and Foundations that support us.

Current Supporters

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for people and communities throughout the UK both now and in the future. They do this by funding the charitable work of organisations that are building an inclusive, creative and sustainable society. The Foundation is one of the largest independent grant-makers in the UK. In 2018 they made grants of £40.5 million towards a wide range of work within the arts, children and young people, the environment and social change.
Forestry Commission
Garfield Weston Foundation
The Garfield Weston Foundation is a family-founded, charitable grant-making foundation, which supports a wide range of causes across the UK, donating over £70 million annually. It was established in 1958 by the Weston family and is one of the largest and most respected charitable institutions in the UK which has donated over £1 billion in total. The Trustees are descendants of the founder and the Weston family continues to take a highly active and hands-on approach.
George A Moore Foundation
The George A. Moore Foundation is a well respected grant making foundation concentrating on charities working in the Yorkshire area.
The Kenneth Hargreaves Charitable Trust
The Lennox Hannay Charitable Trust
The Liz & Terry Bramall Foundation
The Scotshill Trust
The Sir James Reckitt Charity
The Sylvia and Colin Shepherd Charitable Trust
The Wheler Foundation
The Wheler Foundation makes annual charitable distributions to organisations involved with activities relating to the Foundation’s objectives.
The Whitwam Family Charitable Foundation
The Whitwam Family Charitable Foundation are a small grant making charity principally for the benefit of registered charities operating in the City of York, and surrounding areas.