J J Charitable Trust

Who they support

Grant making

  • The average annual spending of grantees has been £4 million
  • The average age of charities supported has been 18 years.

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The Sainsbury Family Charitable Tru
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5 Wilton Road
LONDON
SW1V 1AP


Charity registered in England & Wales, No: 1015792
Charity Commission for England and Wales
Analysis of Grants Made
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In this period they've made 135 donations totalling £4,419,438 to 61 organisations

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Growth in Spending
(per annum over last 3 years)
Main Overlaps with other Grant Makers ?
By ValueBy Number
Mark Leonard Trust 30% 38%
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust 18% 16%
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation 17% 21%
The National Lottery Community Fund 12% 44%
Paul Hamlyn Foundation 10% 16%
Garfield Weston Foundation 10% 26%
Friends Provident Foundation 8% 7%
The Tudor Trust 8% 21%
Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport 8% 26%
Trust for London 7% 8%
Sole supporter: 11% by number, 53% by value.
Grants made
When Amount Annual
Spending
Grantee To be used for
04/12/2023 £16,000 CARBON TRACKER for staff capacity to engage regulators/wider stakeholders with the findings of its ‘Loading the Dice’ report.
15/11/2023 £20,000 £50,143 BRINGING WORDS TO LIFE LTD A grant to deliver its new Write2 programme to eight schools in Gateshead.
15/11/2023 £10,600 £688,388 LEARNING PARTNERSHIPS Towards its Let’s Read Programme, a volunteer support programme to improve disadvantaged children’s literacy skills.
15/11/2023 £11,998 £142,581 LITTLE GREEN PIG Towards its after school creative writing clubs for primary and second school pupils.
12/10/2023 £12,300 INTEGRITY INITIATIVES INTERNATIONAL For staffing needs on the IACC.
12/10/2023 £56,060 £771,412 PLATFORM Towards their partnership work on UK Divest
12/10/2023 £7,667 £1,364,685 CHARITY FINANCE GROUP To develop the Charity Investment Governance Principles
12/10/2023 £8,000 BATES WELLS & BRAITHWAITE LLP Towards the costs of Bates Wells and other legal firms producing legal opinions on charity reporting duties.
12/10/2023 £56,061 £13,431,783 FRIENDS OF THE EARTH CHARITABLE TRUST Towards its partnership work on UK Divest
12/10/2023 £11,212 FRIENDS OF THE EARTH SCOTLAND Towards its partnership work on UK Divest
12/10/2023 £100,000 GREEN FINANCE INSTITUTE Towards the Local Climate Bonds project
12/10/2023 £15,000 £825,420 HEARD ORGANISATION LTD (FORMERLY ON ROAD MEDIA) Towards the core climate team in 2024/25
10/10/2023 £24,500 £1,418,060 STUDENTS ORGANISING FOR SUSTAINABILITY To deliver engagement with senior decision-makers and regulators in university education
10/10/2023 £25,462 £1,418,060 STUDENTS ORGANISING FOR SUSTAINABILITY Towards its PR and influencing campaign
10/10/2023 £5,000 £1,010,728 OASIS CARDIFF Trustees approved a grant of £5,000 in 2023/24 to Oasis Cardiff towards its work supporting women refugees.
10/10/2023 £5,000 £521,036 REFUGEE WOMEN CONNECT Core costs
10/10/2023 £10,000 SINAL DO VALE, BRAZIL To train farmers and landowners along the Guanabara Bay trail
10/10/2023 £12,000 £4,598,260 FOREST PEOPLES PROGRAMMES To continue its Kichwa radio programmes in San Martin, Peru
10/10/2023 £100,000 THE SOCIAL CHANGE NEST To part-fund a new Storyteller in Scotland and a Content Manager.
10/10/2023 £28,500 £4,598,260 FOREST PEOPLES PROGRAMMES To provide emergency support for 12 months for forest communities in the Peruvian Amazon
11/08/2023 £5,000 CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY To provide match funding for ESRC funding to enable Emily Bugden in the Sustainable Finance Team at the Cambridge University to undertake a PhD to investigate the role of the higher education sector and what it can play in supporting indigenous and community-led ecosystem conservation and restoration as an alternative to investing in traditional carbon offsetting projects
07/07/2023 £198,115 PURPOSE DISRUPTORS To underwrite the funding shortfall for Purpose Disruptors’ GoodLife2030 in 2023/4
10/05/2023 £70,000 FINANCE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL SYSTEMIC CHANCE Core funding
10/05/2023 £55,000 RETHINKING ECONOMICS INTERNATIONAL To deliver the research and campaign work for Ecological Economics in UK universities.
10/05/2023 £62,000 BRITISH CERAMICS CONFEDERATION To support BCC to publish an updated ceramic sector Decarbonisation Roadmap and to support small to medium enterprises (SMEs) across the ceramics sector on decarbonisation during 2024
10/05/2023 £18,000 £33,561 BANK OF DREAMS & NIGHTMARES A grant towards its primary and secondary school creative writing workshops.
21/03/2023 £20,000 £3,976,296 GLOBAL GREENGRANTS FUND UK Towards projects and grant-making support in the Women’s Environment Action programme
21/03/2023 £10,000 GOOD LAW PROJECT Towards its work to develop new legislation which would oblige judges to consider and protect the environment when adjudicating cases and/or interpreting legislation.
21/03/2023 £18,334 £1,051,751 GLOBAL LEGAL ACTION NETWORK (GLAN) Towards its consortium of trans-national litigation organisations.
21/03/2023 £15,000 INFLUENCE MAP To investigate lobbying against biodiversity and land use policies in Europe and globally.
14/03/2023 £1,071 £771,412 PLATFORM towards cost of living contribution
14/03/2023 £1,044 £13,431,783 FRIENDS OF THE EARTH CHARITABLE TRUST towards cost of living contribution
14/03/2023 £371 FRIENDS OF THE EARTH SCOTLAND towards cost of living contributions
07/03/2023 £5,000 £753,746 ZINTHIYA GANESHPANCHAN TRUST Towards core costs
07/03/2023 £5,000 £431,759 TOMORROW'S WOMEN WIRRAL Towards core costs
07/03/2023 £10,000 £599,479 FOOTPRINTS WOMEN'S CENTRE towards its women’s centre and community garden.
07/03/2023 £5,000 WEST END WOMEN & GIRLS CENTRE Towards its community garden and small holding
07/03/2023 £10,000 £300,241 WOODLANDS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TRUST Towards its community garden, Veg Box scheme and Warm Welcome Café
07/03/2023 £5,200 PECKHAM PALMS To cover the venue costs for the refugee support sessions
07/03/2023 £7,500 GRANVILLE COMMUNITY KITCHEN For a part-time food grower
27/02/2023 £10,000 £156,490 TURKEY MOZAIK FOUNDATION Turkey Earthquake Emergency Fund
07/02/2023 £38,250 £649,131 ENVIRONMENTAL FUNDERS' NETWORK To support Regen Narratives Community
23/01/2023 £110,000 PURPOSE DISRUPTORS GoodLife2030 project
09/01/2023 £10,000 £45,721 SOUTH LAKES ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE For its legal work in challenging the development of a coal mine in Cumbria
16/11/2022 £11,667 GLOBAL LEGAL ACTION NETWORK (GLAN) Towards a communications coordinator role
16/11/2022 £8,259 CARBON TRACKER Towards its project to challenge the flawed advice that is endangering people’s pensions.
16/11/2022 £20,000 £6,317,000 NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS (NCVO) Towards its fossil fuel divestment campaign
30/09/2022 £54,275 £2,676,666 GLOBAL ACTION PLAN To develop its strategy and national advocacy campaign to reorient the English education system
30/09/2022 £180,000 HARMONY PROJECT To recruit two new part-time staff members
30/09/2022 £20,000 HOMESPUN To increase the Community Engagement Officer’s role from one day per week to full time
30/09/2022 £50,000 THE SOCIAL CHANGE NEST To support the expansion of their Local Story Telling Exchange into new regions of the UK
30/09/2022 £55,000 CLIMATE OUTREACH For Climate Visuals to run a pilot for Britain Sees Climate over six months from January 2023.
30/09/2022 £50,000 £9,923,000 ACCOUNTING FOR SUSTAINABILITY (A4S) To subsidise 15 places from the 2023 cohort, for delegates from public sector, emerging markets, and SMEs
30/09/2022 £60,000 CLIMATE SAFE LENDING NETWORK (CSLN) Core costs
30/09/2022 £90,000 UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF LAND ECONOMY Core funding
30/09/2022 £5,000 £369,815 THE WELCOMING ASSOCIATION Core costs
30/09/2022 £5,000 WOMEN AT THE WELL Core costs
30/09/2022 £5,000 COMFREY PROJECT Core costs
30/09/2022 £5,000 £919,828 BLACKPOOL CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU Core costs
30/09/2022 £5,000 SOUTH SEEDS Towards their energy advice service
30/09/2022 £5,000 MARCHES ENERGY AGENCY Towards their energy advice service and support for households
14/09/2022 £135,000 BRITISH ACADEMY OF FILM & TELEVISION AWARDS (BAFTA) To support the Screenwriters’ Lecture Series
14/09/2022 £50,000 ASHDEN CLIMATE SOLUTIONS Core costs
09/06/2022 £90,000 WCSFP (WORLD CONGRESS OF SCIENCE AND FACTUAL PRODUCERS) BUDGET Funding for JJC partnership with WCSFP
09/06/2022 £120,000 £524,495 SCHOOLREADERS To support reading mentors for schools in areas of deprivation and postpandemic educational deficit
09/06/2022 £20,000 £1,418,060 STUDENTS ORGANISING FOR SUSTAINABILITY For the 1.5 Degrees league table, on the condition that marketing and PR are the focus for the campaign.
09/06/2022 £2,500 REGENERATIVE VITICULTURE FOUNDATION Towards employment costs
09/06/2022 £600 PEOPLE & PLANET Towards cost of living contribution
05/05/2022 £63,333 THE SOCIAL CHANGE NEST Unrestricted funding
05/05/2022 £33,334 £771,412 PLATFORM Kick Fossil Fuels out of Football campaign
31/03/2022 £332,000 PURPOSE DISRUPTORS Towards the GoodLife project
31/03/2022 £6,120 BRITISH CERAMICS CONFEDERATION Towards the Net Zero Programme
15/02/2022 £5,000 ALL AFRICAN WOMEN'S GROUP Towards core costs
15/02/2022 £5,000 £367,288 COMMUNITY INFOSOURCE Towards core costs
15/02/2022 £5,000 £172,042 REFUGEE WOMEN IN BRISTOL Towards core costs
15/02/2022 £5,000 £4,230,593 WOMEN FOR REFUGEE WOMEN Towards core costs
15/02/2022 £22,200 FOREST PEOPLES PROGRAMMES Emergency fund to support Indigenous people, Peru
15/02/2022 £22,200 FOREST PEOPLES PROGRAMMES Towards Nɨpodɨmakɨ women in the Colombian Amazon - for their Agroecology project
15/02/2022 £10,000 GRANVILLE COMMUNITY KITCHEN Core funding
15/02/2022 £50,000 £3,976,296 GLOBAL GREENGRANTS FUND UK Towards their Women Environmental Action work
15/02/2022 £5,000 WOMEN ASYLUM SEEKERS TOGETHER Towards core costs
15/02/2022 £5,000 £87,197 WOMEN AND FAMILIES RESOURCE CENTRE Towards their work supporting mental health in women
15/02/2022 £5,000 £191,736 MOTHERWELL CHESHIRE Towards their work supporting mental health in women
15/02/2022 £5,000 £534,074 MY SISTER'S HOUSE Towards their work supporting mental health in women
15/02/2022 £5,000 £95,249 RELEASE COUNSELLING AND THERAPY FOR WOMEN CIO Towards core costs
15/02/2022 £5,000 £216,774 MOTHER AND CHILD WELFARE ORGANISATION Towards their work supporting mental health in women
15/02/2022 £5,000 INCREDIBLE EDIBLE Towards core costs
15/02/2022 £8,900 FOREST PEOPLES PROGRAMMES Kichwan Indigenous radio, Peru
15/02/2022 £10,000 SINAL DO VALE, BRAZIL Towards their social enterprise and agroforestry projects
09/02/2022 £52,067 £771,412 PLATFORM Towards their core work on the UK fossil fuel divestment movement and their partnership with Friends of the Earth Scotland and Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland
09/02/2022 £23,814 FRIENDS OF THE EARTH SCOTLAND Towards their core work on the UK fossil fuel divestment movement and their partnership with Platform and Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
09/02/2022 £54,912 £13,431,783 FRIENDS OF THE EARTH CHARITABLE TRUST Towards their core work on the UK fossil fuel divestment movement and their partnership with Platform and Friends of the Earth Scotland.
09/02/2022 £50,000 £825,420 HEARD ORGANISATION LTD (FORMERLY ON ROAD MEDIA) Towards delivering its strategic climate change communications project
09/02/2022 £20,000 GLOBAL LEGAL ACTION NETWORK (GLAN) For its legal work to establish the facts and develop a legal case to challenge the environmental destruction of Barbuda.
27/01/2022 £210,000 £342,919 PERSPECTIVA Towards core funding
24/01/2022 £10,000 TEACH THE FUTURE CAMPAIGN To influence the Department for Education’s (DfE) new Sustainability and Climate Strategy.
14/10/2021 £10,000 THE PASSAGE, VICTORIA Capital appeal for the upgrade of Passage House
14/10/2021 £2,000 MOVE BEYOND WORDS CIC Dance workshops for people with dyslexia.
07/10/2021 £60,000 LAUDATO SI’ MOVEMENT To deliver their Catholic Fossil Fuels Campaign 2.0.
07/10/2021 £30,000 PEOPLE & PLANET To fund staff to deliver and expand on its university climate campaigns
07/10/2021 £25,000 C40 CITIES CLIMATE LEADERSHIP GROUP To continue the work of C40’s Divest Invest Forum
07/10/2021 £15,250 STOP ECOCIDE FOUNDATION To attend and host events at COP26.
07/10/2021 £6,000 GLOBAL CANOPY To run an event with the New York Times at COP26.
07/10/2021 £8,750 FLEETWOOD STRATEGY LIMITED To conduct market research and develop media messaging for Uplift, making ecocide an international crime, and the Nature Premium.
07/10/2021 £80,000 GREEN FINANCE INSTITUTE For a member of staff and communication campaign to encourage UK local councils to set up Local Climate Bonds.
07/10/2021 £22,000 THE CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF EXISTENTIAL RISK Towards a research post within the Sustainable Finance Team.
07/10/2021 £11,667 INFLUENCE MAP To develop a report on lobbying efforts to halt transitioning the Energy Charter Treaty to become aligned with international climate agreements
29/09/2021 £50,000 £457,435 FINANCE INNOVATION LAB Community and Communications Manager.
07/09/2021 £60,000 GLOBAL LEGAL ACTION NETWORK (GLAN) Core funding
25/02/2021 £27,000 GLOBAL LEGAL ACTION NETWORK (GLAN) Towards the cost of recruiting, managing and paying legal researchers for its ground-breaking human rights at the European Court of Human Rights
29/09/2020 £25,000 C40 CITIES CLIMATE LEADERSHIP GROUP C40 Divest Invest Forum
22/05/2020 £10,000 £93,376,395 NATIONAL EMERGENCIES TRUST Coronavirus-19 Appeal
22/05/2020 £10,000 £2,760,692 WILTSHIRE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION Coronavirus-19 Response Fund
22/05/2020 £20,000 £630,246 BRISTOL REFUGEE RIGHTS Covid19 relief aid
22/05/2020 £20,000 WOMEN’S AID FEDERATION OF ENGLAND Covid19 relief aid
17/02/2020 £45,000 FASHION REVOLUTION Towards core costs
05/02/2020 £36,000 GREENHOUSE PR LTD Towards PR and media support.
05/02/2020 £33,320 £457,534 ON ROAD MEDIA Towards strategic communications work in collaboration with Frameworks Institute
05/02/2020 £33,333 MAKE MY MONEY MATTER Towards a strategic communication initiative
29/01/2020 £12,525 BRITISH CERAMICS CONFEDERATION Towards the development of a ceramics industry Energy & Carbon “Pledge”, to facilitate the sector’s journey towards net-zero carbon emissions
22/01/2020 £34,000 GLOBAL WITNESS Towards its UK Oil and Gas Campaign.
20/11/2019 £79,000 MAKERVERSITY Towards a manifesto for the sustainable fashion media of the future
20/11/2019 £2,000 RE-READ LTD Towards literacy support to children in schools and community groups in South Yorkshire
05/11/2019 £53,582 £9,758,050 FRIENDS OF THE EARTH CHARITABLE TRUST towards its Divest Invest programme
05/11/2019 £15,000 OIL CHANGE INTERNATIONAL Towards the planning for Success and End Game Ambition projects
28/06/2019 £500 £5,367,000 ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY Towards a survey of teachers to understand whether there is a desire to teach more about sustainable fashion, and whether a lack of resources is a barrier
28/06/2019 £60,000 £236,864 PERSPECTIVA Towards the Transformative Education Alliance and core costs
28/06/2019 £20,000 THE CIRCLE OF WOMEN Towards a campaign for a statutory mechanism that ensures garment workers are paid a living wage.
30/05/2019 £12,158 UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER - SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION, DESIGN & MEDIA Towards a fashion media review.
29/05/2019 £3,927 SALISBURY CATHEDRAL SCHOOL Towards a music and outreach programme with other local schools
01/05/2019 £40,000 £461,207 PLATFORM To continue the DivestInvest Campaign with local authorities in the UK.
01/05/2019 £30,000 PEOPLE & PLANET To continue the DivestInvest Campaign with universities in the UK
01/05/2019 £50,000 £14,198,480 CLIENTEARTH to continue support work on pensions, especially on innovative and transformative pension legal cases
01/05/2019 £40,000 GLOBAL CATHOLIC CLIMATE MOVEMENT (GCCM) To continue its DivestInvest Campaign among Catholic institutions around the world
04/04/2019 £20,000 DISASTERS EMERGENCY COMMITTEE (DEC) Toward the Cyclone Idai appeal.

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