Current core funders:

The Barrow Cadbury Trust is an independent charitable foundation, committed to bringing about socially just change.  It provides grants to grassroots community groups and campaigns working in deprived communities in the UK, with a focus on Birmingham and the Black Country.  The Trust also works with researchers, think tanks and government, often in partnership with other grant-makers, to overcome the structural barriers to a more just and equal society.

The John Ellerman Foundation is an independent grantmaking foundation supporting charities that make a difference to people, society and the natural world, by focusing on the arts, environment and social action.

Unbound Philanthropy is a private grant-making foundation dedicated to ensuring that migrants, refugees, and their families are treated with respect and dignity; are able to contribute fully in their new communities; and can ultimately thrive in a society that is comfortable with the diversity and opportunity that immigration brings.

Trust for London is the largest independent charitable foundation funding work which tackles poverty and inequality in the capital. It supports work providing greater insights into the root causes of London’s social problems and how they can be overcome; activities which help people improve their lives; and work empowering Londoners to influence and change policy, practice and public attitudes.
Annually it provides over £7 million in grants and at any one point is supporting some 400 voluntary and community organisations. Established in 1891, it was formerly known as City Parochial Foundation.

The Sigrid Rausing Trust is a UK grant making foundation, founded in 1995 by Sigrid Rausing to support human rights globally. Since then, the Trust has given away approximately £299 million to human rights organisations all over the world.


British Future is also grateful for funding or in-kind support received from: The Oak Foundation; the Jo Cox Foundation (in-kind support for the National Conversation on Immigration); the Aziz Foundation; Heritage Lottery Fund; Social Change Initiative; J Leon Trust; Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation; Jospeh Rowntree Charitable Trust; Global Dialogue; Universities UK; Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Open Society Foundation; the European Commission in the United Kingdom; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Facebook; BBC; Department for Culture, Media and Sport; Citizens UK; Imperial War Museum; EY; Fragomen; TUC; PWC and the Institute of Directors.

As part of our commitment to funding transparency, we are happy to provide further details of all grants over £5,000 on request.