Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

Funding the charitable activities of organisations that have the ideas and ability to achieve change for the better. No deadlines for applications.

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve our natural world, secure a fairer future and strengthen the bonds in communities in the UK. It unlocks change by contributing everything it can alongside people and organisations with brilliant ideas who share its goals.

The Foundation is one of the largest independent grant-makers in the UK. In 2022, they provided £36.2m in grant funding towards a wide range of work in support of the three main aims: to improve Our Natural World, secure A Fairer Future and nurture Creative, Confident Communities.They also have a £45m allocation to social investments and a £10m allocation to impact investments.

It funds work towards the organisation’s three main strategic aims:

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