Our Supporters

As well as the individuals who support us so generously, we are also extremely grateful for the support of the following trusts, foundations and businesses.

Trusts, Foundations & Grants

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.
Email: info@gamf.org.uk
North Yorkshire County Council: County Councillor Locality Budgets Scheme
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 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.
Yorkshire Agricultural Society
The Yorkshire Agricultural Society (YAS) is a registered farming charity, founded in 1837, best known for organising the Great Yorkshire Show.

Diamond Benefactors

Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors
Have a wide range of experience in handling legal matters for individuals and families across many departments. A leading law firm with a dynamic and progressive approach to law, we listen to our individual clients' needs and strive to find solutions.
Escrick Park Estate
Escrick Park, providing a stunning natural environment set in green open park land close to the A19 just south of York.
Reasons for supporting the Woodmeadow Trust:
Wanting to educate people about and make a difference to the natural environments found on our doorsteps.
McInroy & Wood
McInroy & Wood offers a discretionary investment management service to individuals, families, trusts and charities.
Plasmor Limited is a privately owned building block and concrete block paving manufacturer.

Gold Benefactors

Grays Solicitors
A leading private client law firm in the North of England providing a discreet, high-quality service in the best tradition of the law

Silver Benefactors

Harworth Group
Harworth Group plc is one of the largest property and regeneration companies across the North of England and the Midlands, owning and managing over 21,500 acres on around 120 sites.
Riccall Care
Riccall Care offers home care in York and Selby for the vulnerable and elderly - live happily at home for as long as they wish in comfort and security.
Ronnie Duncan
Shepherd Group
Shepherd Group is one of the leading family-owned private businesses in the UK. It was founded in 1890 in York and its head offices remain in the City. The Group’s operations in national and international markets include substantial companies in manufacturing and engineering.

Bronze Benefactors

Andrew Jackson Solicitors
Clive & Virginia Lloyd
H R Fell & Sons Ltd
Mr & Mrs Bone
Natalie Stoppard
Native Architects
Native Architects is a Yorkshire based architects’ practice specialising in delivering individually designed, low environmental cost sustainable buildings. They work all over Northern England because it’s the place they know and love best but their work and specialist knowledge has spread from Sicily to the Outer Hebrides.
Saffery Champness
Saffery Champness are a top 20 firm of Chartered Accountants and Registered Fiduciaries whose concept of service is to solve problems, take advantage of opportunities and turn advice into action.
Stephensons Rural
Yorkshire's rural property specialists since 1871.