Tedworth Trust

The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts

  • The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts is the operating office of 18 grant-making trusts established by three generations of the Sainsbury family. The trusts’ donations to charitable causes over several decades represent one of the leading examples of sustained philanthropy in Britain.
  • Each trust works autonomously as an independent legal entity with a separate board of trustees, actively led by an individual member of the family with keenly-followed interests … (Homepage 1/2).

Guidance on how to apply for a grant; List of all Trusts;
Address: The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts, Allington House (1st floor), 150 Victoria Street, Westminster, London, SW1E 5AE, UK;
Contact: down of each page.

Homepage 2/2: The trusts only fund registered charities or activities with clearly defined charitable purposes.

The trustees take an active role in their grant-making, employing a range of specialist staff and advisers to research their areas of interest and bring forward suitable proposals. Many of the trusts work closely with their chosen beneficiaries over a long period to achieve particular objectives.

It should therefore be understood that the majority of unsolicited proposals we receive will be unsuccessful. As a rule the Gatsby, Glass-House, Indigo, Linbury, Staples and Tedworth trusts do not consider unsolicited proposals.

The other trusts will consider exceptional proposals which fit closely their specific areas of interest.

The trusts do not give direct support to:

  • Individuals
  • Educational fees
  • Expeditions

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