Current partners

Current partners

Introduction

Our Fellowship themes are currently supported by the following partner organisations, which bring funding, expertise or influence to our work.

Funding partners

Funding partners jointly fund Fellowships with us and help us to attract applicants through their strong presence in a particular field. This presence also enables Fellows to impact their sectors effectively.

The Burdett Trust for Nursing

Theme: palliative and end of life care. The Burdett Trust makes grants in support of nurse-led projects, using its funds to empower nurses and make significant improvements to the patient care environment.

The Frank Jackson Foundation

Theme: environment and resources. The Frank Jackson Foundation provides grants to organisations which work on environmental research or to improve education for the disadvantaged. They fund primarily in the UK and South Africa.

The Hadley Trust

Theme: children and young people with experience of care. The Hadley Trust is a UK-based grant making charity. The Hadley Trust funds charities and programmes of work with the aim of improving the lives of people who are disadvantaged, mainly in the UK. It supports a number of charities, often on a long term basis. Within that broad remit, strategic areas of focus include looked after children and criminal justice.

The John Armitage Charitable Trust

Theme: suicide prevention, intervention and postvention. The John Armitage Charitable Trust is a grant-maker focused on helping people in the UK help themselves. It funds around 80 organisations in the UK.

The Mercers' Charitable Foundation

Theme: education. The Mercers’ Charitable Foundation is a registered charity founded in 1983. The Foundation is one of several charities that contribute to the people-based Philanthropy Framework co-ordinated by the Mercers’ Company. This framework comprises three major grant-making programmes: Young People & Education, Older People & Housing and Church & Communities. The programmes aim to tackle disadvantage by focusing on individuals, families, and communities and supporting organisations that help people to reach their potential.

Knowledge partners

Knowledge partners are non-financial supporters who bring a wealth of sector expertise, enabling us to reach potential applicants. They also provide a platform from which Fellows can disseminate their findings and recommendations.

Coram Group

Theme: children and young people with experience of care. Coram is the UK’s oldest children’s charity, supporting children and young people since 1739. Originating as the Foundling Hospital, today it works as a group of specialist organisations – the Coram Group - helping more than a million children, young people, families and professionals every year. Coram supports children and young people from infancy to independence, creating change that lasts a lifetime.

Marie Curie

Theme: palliative and end of life care. Marie Curie is the UK's leading end of life charity. The charity provides essential nursing and hospice care for people with any terminal illness, a free support line and a wealth of information and support on all aspects of dying, death and bereavement. It is the largest charity funder of palliative and end of life care research in the UK. Marie Curie is committed to sharing its expertise to improve quality of care and ensuring that everyone has a good end of life experience.

The Prince's Countryside Fund

Theme: rural communities. Founded by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2010, The Prince’s Countryside Fund is the only UK-wide charity that empowers family farms and rural communities to ensure their future. The Prince’s Countryside Fund wishes to see a thriving countryside – a living, breathing, working place that it is there for everyone. Its work coalesces around three pillars: enabling family farms to thrive, building confident rural communities, and inspiring support. It achieves these aims through programmes and initiatives, from providing free business skills and environmental management training to farming families, to investing in essential rural services.

Samaritans

Theme: suicide prevention, intervention and postvention. Samaritans’ vision is that fewer people die by suicide. They believe that suicide is preventable and that by working together people can get the support they need, when they need it. With around 22,000 trained volunteers and over 200 branches and locations across the UK and Republic of Ireland, Samaritans provide a unique 24-hour listening service, work in communities and undertake a wide programme of research and policy influencing.

ukactive

Theme: physical activity - making moves for healthier lives. ukactive exists to improve the health of the nation by getting more people more active, more often. ukactive provides services and facilitates partnerships for a broad range of organisations, all of which support its vision and have a role to play in achieving that goal. It serves over 4,000 members and partners from across the public, private and third sectors, from multinational giants to local voluntary community groups. It does so by facilitating partnerships, campaigning and providing outstanding membership services

Funding partners

Funding partners jointly fund Fellowships with us and help us to attract applicants through their strong presence in a particular field. This presence also enables Fellows to impact their sectors effectively.

The Burdett Trust for Nursing

Theme: palliative and end of life care. The Burdett Trust makes grants in support of nurse-led projects, using its funds to empower nurses and make significant improvements to the patient care environment.

The Frank Jackson Foundation

Theme: environment and resources. The Frank Jackson Foundation provides grants to organisations which work on environmental research or to improve education for the disadvantaged. They fund primarily in the UK and South Africa.

The Hadley Trust

Theme: children and young people with experience of care. The Hadley Trust is a UK-based grant making charity. The Hadley Trust funds charities and programmes of work with the aim of improving the lives of people who are disadvantaged, mainly in the UK. It supports a number of charities, often on a long term basis. Within that broad remit, strategic areas of focus include looked after children and criminal justice.

The John Armitage Charitable Trust

Theme: suicide prevention, intervention and postvention. The John Armitage Charitable Trust is a grant-maker focused on helping people in the UK help themselves. It funds around 80 organisations in the UK.

The Mercers' Charitable Foundation

Theme: education. The Mercers’ Charitable Foundation is a registered charity founded in 1983. The Foundation is one of several charities that contribute to the people-based Philanthropy Framework co-ordinated by the Mercers’ Company. This framework comprises three major grant-making programmes: Young People & Education, Older People & Housing and Church & Communities. The programmes aim to tackle disadvantage by focusing on individuals, families, and communities and supporting organisations that help people to reach their potential.

Knowledge partners

Knowledge partners are non-financial supporters who bring a wealth of sector expertise, enabling us to reach potential applicants. They also provide a platform from which Fellows can disseminate their findings and recommendations.

Coram Group

Theme: children and young people with experience of care. Coram is the UK’s oldest children’s charity, supporting children and young people since 1739. Originating as the Foundling Hospital, today it works as a group of specialist organisations – the Coram Group - helping more than a million children, young people, families and professionals every year. Coram supports children and young people from infancy to independence, creating change that lasts a lifetime.

Marie Curie

Theme: palliative and end of life care. Marie Curie is the UK's leading end of life charity. The charity provides essential nursing and hospice care for people with any terminal illness, a free support line and a wealth of information and support on all aspects of dying, death and bereavement. It is the largest charity funder of palliative and end of life care research in the UK. Marie Curie is committed to sharing its expertise to improve quality of care and ensuring that everyone has a good end of life experience.

The Prince's Countryside Fund

Theme: rural communities. Founded by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2010, The Prince’s Countryside Fund is the only UK-wide charity that empowers family farms and rural communities to ensure their future. The Prince’s Countryside Fund wishes to see a thriving countryside – a living, breathing, working place that it is there for everyone. Its work coalesces around three pillars: enabling family farms to thrive, building confident rural communities, and inspiring support. It achieves these aims through programmes and initiatives, from providing free business skills and environmental management training to farming families, to investing in essential rural services.

Samaritans

Theme: suicide prevention, intervention and postvention. Samaritans’ vision is that fewer people die by suicide. They believe that suicide is preventable and that by working together people can get the support they need, when they need it. With around 22,000 trained volunteers and over 200 branches and locations across the UK and Republic of Ireland, Samaritans provide a unique 24-hour listening service, work in communities and undertake a wide programme of research and policy influencing.

ukactive

Theme: physical activity - making moves for healthier lives. ukactive exists to improve the health of the nation by getting more people more active, more often. ukactive provides services and facilitates partnerships for a broad range of organisations, all of which support its vision and have a role to play in achieving that goal. It serves over 4,000 members and partners from across the public, private and third sectors, from multinational giants to local voluntary community groups. It does so by facilitating partnerships, campaigning and providing outstanding membership services