Due to the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak, we have suspended our usual application processes for all grant programmes. Details of funding priorities for a Covid-19 Recovery Fund will be published on our website in July.

How We Fund

Grant programmes

As well as our proactive (closed) grant-making, we run a number of open grant programmes where charities may apply to us provided they meet certain criteria. These are largely focused on Buckinghamshire, this being the Foundation’s home county. Our current open programmes are below.

Impact Grants

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Impact Grants Programme

The Foundation’s Impact Grants programme seeks to make a difference to Buckinghamshire through addressing target areas within arts and heritage, education and the environment.

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Local and Community Grants

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Local and Community Grants Programme

In keeping with the Rothschild family tradition of support for the local community, the Rothschild Foundation supports the work of organisations in the area around Waddesdon and in High Wycombe who make lives better for local people. This ranges from activities addressing social isolation of the elderly through to increasing opportunities for people with disabilities.

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