Our Thanks

Cranfield Trust is deeply grateful to all the people and organisations who help to make our work possible.  We wish to thank everyone who contributes to our work through volunteering, donations, grant-making, partnerships and ‘in kind’ support. 

We would like to thank those individuals and organisations who provided core funding and donations in 2020-21, enabling Cranfield Trust to support any charity that approaches us, maintain all our office and management functions, and invest in the development of the Trust:

The Princess Anne’s Charities Trust

The Robert and Rosie Wright Charity

Pears Foundation


Tudor Trust

Dulverton Trust

John Ellerman Foundation

The Rank Foundation

Paul Hamlyn Foundation

The Four Acre Trust

Beatrice Laing Trust

The Betsy Foundation 

and many generous individual supporters.

We would like to thank those organisations that funded the provision of our work and services in geographically defined areas of England and Wales:

Garfield Weston Foundation

National Lottery Community Fund for Wales

Sir James Knott Trust

Gale Family Trust

Salford CVS

We would like to thank our programme partners and funders who have supported the delivery of our services to charities and other ‘not for profit’ organisations: 

Barnwood Trust 

City Bridge Trust (Strive and The Bridge Programme)

Essex Community Foundation (Thrive) 

The Gannochy Trust

Gloucestershire Community Foundation & The Honourable Company of Gloucestershire (Invest programme)

Hertfordshire Community Foundation (Building Effectiveness)

The Mercers’ Company

The Oak Foundation (as part of The Skills Collaborative)

The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund (Spark programme)

We would like to thank those corporate partners and supporters that have provided significant ‘In Kind’ support in 2020-21  

Affinity – our brand partner, is providing strategic brand and communications consultancy for Cranfield Trust.  In 2020-21, Affinity supported Cranfield Trust with design and delivery of a brand audit, development of brand strategy, and initial exploration of brand identity.

Capco - a global management and technology consultancy, is supporting Cranfield Trust to process and analyse our project data, enabling better use of our systems to identify insights about our services and their impact on our charity clients. 

Salesforce.com provides a customer relationship management platform that Cranfield Trust uses to underpin its operations and activities. During 2020-21, the Trust has benefitted from in-kind support through licences for the Salesforce.com software and consultancy.

We would also like to thank the following for their partnership and contribution in 2020-21:

Lloyds Bank Foundation

The Robertson Trust

The Community Foundation for Surrey

BBC Children in Need

Wessex Community Action

Age UK


Registered Charity No: 800072 | Scottish Charity No: SCO40299 | Company No: 2290789 | Telephone No: 01794 830338
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