Trusts and Foundations

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

Our aims:

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

As you can see from the chart opposite grant funding is crucial to our work and progress.

We are extremely grateful to all those Trusts and Foundations that have supported us. Click here to view our current supporters

Current Supporters


Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
www.esmeefairbairn.org.uk
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
www.forestry.gov.uk
Garfield Weston Foundation
https://garfieldweston.org/
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.
North Yorkshire County Council: County Councillor Locality Budgets Scheme
www.northyorks.gov.uk
North Yorkshire County Council: Stonger Communities Programme
www.northyorks.gov.uk
Santander Universities
www.santander.co.uk/uk/santander-universities
The Calmcott Trust
The Calmcott Trust offers grants to charitable organisations active in the UK, particularly Yorkshire.
The Kenneth Hargreaves Charitable Trust
The Lennox Hannay Charitable Trust
The Liz & Terry Bramall Foundation
The Sir James Reckitt Charity
www.thesirjamesreckittcharity.org.uk
The Sylvia and Colin Shepherd Charitable Trust
The Wheler Foundation
www.whelerfoundation.co.uk
The Wheler Foundation makes annual charitable distributions to organisations involved with activities relating to the Foundation’s objectives.
The Whitwam Family Charitable Foundation
www.wfcf.org.uk
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.
Yorkshire Agricultural Society
www.yas.co.uk/
The Yorkshire Agricultural Society (YAS) is a registered farming charity, founded in 1837, best known for organising the Great Yorkshire Show.