Donor Grant Tracking

On this page we analyse the grants made by UK grant-makers who have donated more than £1,000,000 over the last five years. When those grants are made to registered charities we can dig deeper into the data to see the type of organisations that they favour.

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Grant maker Total grants* Criteria &
Beneficiaries
Accepting
Grants
Size of Charity Supported ?
<£100k £100-
500k
£500k-
1m
£1-3m £3m-10m £10m-25m >£25m
3 GUINEAS TRUST
144 £9,837,307?
AB CHARITABLE TRUST
560 £10,527,725?
ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOUNDATION
161 £7,730,316
ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER FOUNDATION
220 £8,313,456?X
ARCADIA
131 £332,299,486?
ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND
135 £54,453,507?
BARROW CADBURY TRUST
289 £11,967,981?
BBC CHILDREN IN NEED
4405 £208,186,278?
BEDFORDSHIRE AND LUTON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
490 £3,920,470
BIG ISSUE INVEST
22 £2,310,099?
BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL
103 £2,978,091
CAF
1257 £6,494,387
CALOUSTE GULBENKIAN FOUNDATION, UK BRANCH
136 £6,110,130
CAMDEN GIVING
230 £5,354,293?
CHARITY BOND SUPPORT FUND
3 £63,000,000
CHESHIRE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
331 £3,116,244?
CHK FOUNDATION
46 £1,127,759?
CITY BRIDGE TRUST
2577 £116,996,163?
CLOTHWORKERS FOUNDATION
1551 £30,404,329?
CLOUDESLEY
182 £2,756,930?
CO-OP FOUNDATION
459 £11,135,589
CO-OPERATIVE GROUP
9415 £44,503,914
COMIC RELIEF
1200 £284,976,445?
COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR NTHN IRELAND
376 £1,990,033
COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR SURREY
1006 £7,735,966?
COMMUNITY FOUNDATION IN WALES
161 £3,414,398
COMMUNITY FOUNDATION TYNE & WEAR & NTHMBRLND
1299 £12,282,104?
CORRA FOUNDATION
903 £9,903,835
COUNTY DURHAM COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
1117 £7,395,040
CRIPPLEGATE FOUNDATION
403 £6,474,739?
CUMBRIA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
146 £1,163,424
DAVID & ELAINE POTTER FOUNDATION
114 £4,278,096?
DEPARTMENT FOR BUSINESS, ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY
325 £374,600,199
DEPARTMENT FOR CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT
2526 £257,860,033
DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION
16 £1,850,265
DEPARTMENT FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS
846 £25,078,664
DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
26 £16,151,115
DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT
117 £13,436,461
DEPARTMENT FOR WORK AND PENSIONS
153 £58,935,479
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
216 £155,450,813
DEVON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
539 £4,022,793?X
DFID
127 £82,676,376?
DULVERTON TRUST
330 £16,248,960?
DUNHILL MEDICAL TRUST
93 £5,086,619
ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCE
11 £3,997,000?
ESMEE FAIRBAIRN
1820 £215,124,866?X
ESSEX COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
1360 £14,082,814
FRIENDS PROVIDENT FOUNDATION
105 £10,729,145?
GARFIELD WESTON FOUNDATION
6389 £225,710,378?
GATSBY CHARITABLE TRUST
46 £67,001,078?
GLASGOW CITY COUNCIL
907 £46,400,064
GREATER LONDON AUTHORITY
1656 £251,251,278
GUY'S AND ST THOMAS' CHARITY
559 £74,437,296
HALIFAX FOUNDATION FOR NORTHERN IRELAND
516 £2,554,315
HARPUR TRUST
53 £1,249,293
HEART OF ENGLAND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
715 £9,410,973?
HENRY SMITH CHARITY
2367 £142,159,602?
HM REVENUE & CUSTOMS
26 £4,529,759
HOME OFFICE
241 £75,151,392
IMPETUS PEF
60 £12,502,024?
INDIGO TRUST
188 £8,350,599?X
JOHN ELLERMAN FOUNDATION
287 £24,580,644
JOHN LYON'S CHARITY
360 £14,411,081?
JOHN MOORES FOUNDATION
398 £3,029,200?
JOSEPH LEVY FOUNDATION
83 £1,781,937?X
JOSEPH RANK TRUST
342 £10,146,500
JOSEPH ROWNTREE FOUNDATION
396 £33,117,937?
JOSEPH ROWNTREE REFORM TRUST
214 £6,665,261?
KEY FUND
19 £1,250,710?
LANDAID CHARITABLE TRUST
66 £3,471,185X
LANKELLY CHASE FOUNDATION
92 £8,635,772?X
LEEDS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
1036 £9,050,242
LLOYD'S REGISTER FOUNDATION
98 £75,814,952
LLOYDS BANK FOUNDATION
1261 £63,940,976?
LONDON BOROUGH OF HOUNSLOW
431 £2,494,485
LONDON BOROUGH OF SOUTHWARK
693 £12,385,196
LONDON COUNCILS
13 £24,692,528
LONDON MARATHON CHARITABLE TRUST
344 £32,559,698
MANCHESTER CITY COUNCIL
455 £8,186,501
MASONIC TRUST
516 £8,746,298
MAUDSLEY CHARITY
92 £7,622,742
MERCER'S CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
246 £15,217,194
MILLFIELD HOUSE FOUNDATION
9 £1,074,000X
MINISTRY FOR HOUSING, COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
1 £1,881,340
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
358 £99,238,143
MINISTRY OF JUSTICE
680 £79,344,172
NATIONAL CHURCHES TRUST
596 £5,075,461
NATIONAL EMERGENCIES TRUST
61 £86,272,602
NATIONAL LOTTERY COMMUNITY FUND
36352 £2,216,964,081
NATIONAL LOTTERY HERITAGE FUND
3107 £816,692,114?
NESTA
617 £43,648,461?
NORTH EAST SOCIAL INVESTMENT FUND (NESIF)
5 £1,970,000?
NUFFIELD FOUNDATION
219 £38,354,506
OVO FOUNDATION
78 £8,318,851?X
OXFORD CITY COUNCIL
139 £2,820,181
OXFORDSHIRE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
475 £4,786,273?
PAUL HAMLYN FOUNDATION
1258 £107,268,917?X
PEARS FOUNDATION
592 £99,758,856?X
POWER TO CHANGE
677 £43,092,564?X
QUARTET COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
1374 £11,361,341?
QUIXOTE FOUNDATION
48 £3,534,400
ROAD SAFETY TRUST
51 £3,429,266X
ROBERTSON TRUST
1707 £54,742,500X
RS MACDONALD CHARITABLE TRUST
367 £10,252,872
SAMWORTH FOUNDATION
117 £12,567,128?X
SCOTTISH COUNCIL FOR VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS
355 £2,787,607
SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT
2962 £74,264,064
SEAFARERS UK
269 £12,099,240
SOMERSET COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
576 £4,613,795?
SPIRIT OF 2012
82 £16,793,949?X
SPORT ENGLAND
12236 £1,185,637,747X
ST PAUL'S SCHOOLS FOUNDATION
18 £1,264,275
STAPLES TRUST
67 £1,053,755?X
SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
830 £8,131,164
SUSSEX COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
1486 £8,658,171?
TEDWORTH CHARITABLE TRUST
101 £2,591,633?
THE AIM FOUNDATION
45 £2,122,662?X
THE BALLINGER CHARITABLE TRUST
202 £5,650,392?
THE BARING FOUNDATION
301 £11,924,125
THE BERKELEY FOUNDATION
58 £3,924,980
THE BLAGRAVE TRUST
101 £5,352,127
THE BROMLEY TRUST
158 £3,391,000
THE CHARITY OF SIR RICHARD WHITTINGTON
176 £10,936,174
THE CHILDHOOD TRUST
433 £3,790,424
THE EARL OF NORTHAMPTON'S CHARITY
38 £1,765,572
THE EQ FOUNDATION
126 £1,507,725X
THE FORE
433 £6,485,177?
THE FUNDING NETWORK
167 £1,391,503
THE JOFFE TRUST
80 £2,900,610?
THE LONDON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
684 £9,259,769?
THE MICHAEL AND BETTY LITTLE TRUST
77 £3,077,652
THE PILGRIM TRUST
366 £10,518,507
THE RAYNE FOUNDATION
248 £13,004,259
THE SEGELMAN TRUST
56 £4,182,483
THE TRUSSELL TRUST
135 £3,381,572
THE WELLCOME TRUST
3785 £3,068,104,122
THIRD SECTOR INVESTMENT FUND
1 £2,550,000
THIRTY PERCY FOUNDATION
62 £11,654,113
TRAFFORD HOUSING TRUST SOCIAL INVESTMENT
247 £4,712,902
TRIANGLE TRUST 1949 FUND
34 £2,205,706
TRUE COLOURS TRUST
371 £10,443,474?
TRUST FOR LONDON
600 £40,523,343?
TUDOR TRUST
1512 £84,511,769?
TUIXEN FOUNDATION
174 £4,737,529?
TWO RIDINGS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
454 £2,947,044?
UNBOUND PHILANTHROPY
347 £40,399,872
UNITED SAVIOURS CHARITY
158 £3,435,699
VIRGIN MONEY FOUNDATION
378 £8,253,096?
WALCOT FOUNDATION
319 £8,733,167
WALES COUNCIL FOR VOLUNTARY ACTION
1196 £68,605,108
WATES FAMILY ENTERPRISE TRUST
110 £1,726,261X
WATES FOUNDATION
105 £1,192,604X
WESTMINSTER FOUNDATION
96 £8,738,067
WILLIAM GRANT FOUNDATION
225 £9,071,495
WOLFSON FOUNDATION
970 £178,770,149
WOMEN'S FUND FOR SCOTLAND
147 £1,151,856
YOUTH MUSIC
754 £35,819,102?
ZING
40 £1,507,914?

* Over the last 5 years, excluding smaller grants by large grant makers.Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving