Heritage & Arts Grants

Please see below for a sample of grants made since January 2015 for sums of over £6,000.  We also make smaller grants but these are not listed seperately.



Insole Court Trust

Support towards restoration of the Conservatory at Insole Court.  

Royal Parks Foundation

Support towards the Brompton Cemetery Restoration Project, specifically towards the Grade II* listed Chapel.  

Milton Cottage Trust

£75,000 over three years
‘Paradise maintained and sustained’, support towards the salary costs of a business director and curator at Milton Cottage.  


Material (or Fabric) Conservation/Refurbishment

Abbotsford Trust

Support towards restoration of the Portcullis Gate at Abbotsford.  

Chawton House Library

Support towards the Book Conservation Project  

Doddington Hall Trust

Support towards conservation and reinstallation of the Holly Bedroom tapestries at Doddington Hall.  


Museums, Libraries, Collections and Archives

National Portrait Gallery


Support towards the Project Curator’s salary for the ‘Making Art in Tudor Britain: Securing the legacy’ project.


Gainsborough’s House Society


Support towards cataloguing the collection at Gainsborough’s House.


National History Museum


Support towards digitising the Sloane Enlightenment Collection.



The Arts

National Youth Jazz Orchestra


Support towards NYJO 2016 Programme.


Unexpected Opera Limited

£10,000 over two years

Support towards ‘The Rinse Cycle’ – Wagner’s Ring cycle shrunk to an evening and conditioned with comedy.


New English Ballet Theatre


Support towards the 2015 Professional Dancer Development Programme and Choreography Lab.




Wildlife and Environment Conservation

The Urban Orchard Project

Support towards ‘A Celebration of Orchards’ – to restore 30 orchards across London.