Our Grant-making

The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust does not accept unsolicited applications for funding, but rather selects organisations to support following careful research. A selection of grants illustrating our funding interests are featured below.
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Black Sea MAP

The Black Sea MAP (Maritime Archaeology Project) aims to develop the understanding of the origins of the Black Sea and its boundaries....

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Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral, founded in 597, is England’s oldest Cathedral, home to the symbolic leader of the Anglican Communion and the Church of England, the Archbishop of Canterbury....

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Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

CW+ is the official charity for The Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The Foundation Trust runs two main hospitals, the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and the West Middlesex University Hospital....

FareShare

FareShare is the UK’s largest charity which is using unused food from the food industry to fight hunger and food waste....

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Greenhouse Sports

Greenhouse Sports is a London charity that takes sports into schools to improve children’s life chances....

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Grit

Grit is a charity which works with young people and the adults to support them to change the way they think so that they can alter their outcomes in life. It helps provide opportunities for people to break through limitations,...

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L’Arche Highland

L’Arche Highland is the Scottish arm of the L’Arche, a national charity which provides support to those with learning disabilities....

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Maggie’s Centre, Royal Marsden

Maggie’s is a charity which offers support to people diagnosed with cancer, as well as their friends and family, founded by Maggie Keswick Jenks, who was herself a cancer patient....

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Mindsong

Mindsong is a Gloucestershire based charity that works with people living with dementia and those caring for them. They do this by providing musical therapy services, both residentially and in care homes....

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Place2Be

Place2Be provides emotional and therapeutic support to school children in primary and secondary education in over 280 schools throughout the UK....

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Royal Naval Sheerness Dockyard

The Royal Naval Sheerness Dockyard closed in 1960, after over 300 years of operation. This historic site is now being brought back to life through restoration of some of its most important historic buildings....

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Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House is the home of The Royal Opera, The Royal Ballet, and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. It delivers world-class productions at its Covent Garden site, as well as an outreach programme allowing more people to...

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Smart Works

Smart Works is a charity that helps women into work, by providing education and training to those in need, as well as providing smart clothes for job interviews. The charity aims to empower women who come from disadvantaged backgrounds....

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The Amber Trust

The Amber Trust helps blind and partially sighted children across the UK who have a love or talent for music. They believe that visual disabilities should not prevent children and young people from accessing or pursuing musical...

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The Listening Place

The Listening Place is a support network for those experiencing suicidal thoughts. It provides them with a safe space to share difficult feelings and receive the support and care they need....

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The National Gallery

The National Gallery in London's Trafalgar Square is home to over 2,300 paintings from the mid-13th century to 1900....

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The Prince’s Trust

The Prince's Trust is a charity in the United Kingdom founded in 1976 by the Prince of Wales to help vulnerable young people get their lives on track....

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The Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Albert Hall is one of the most well-known concert halls in the UK since it was opened by Queen Victoria in 1871....

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The V&A

The V&A is the UK’s leading art and design museum, which has a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects....