Meet the Trusts and Foundations who have supported us
We are extremely grateful to all the charitable trusts and foundations who support our work. Thank you for your generosity.
A number of charitable trusts and foundations have recently made substantial donations and/or supported us over many years. Some examples are below. View the full list for more examples and the work they have funded.
Newby Trust has supported a PhD studentship at the University of Oxford which is investigating the role of glycosphingo-lipids (GSLs) in MND.
The Wolfson Foundation has supported us over many years, most recently with grants towards communication aids.
The Betty Messenger Charitable Foundation is supporting the development of the MND Register – a database to capture information about everyone with MND in the UK which will support research into the disease.
The Ian Karten Charitable Trust supported us with the purchase of specialist communication aids to loan to people with MND, as well as equipment to enable people with MND to undertake voice banking.
The Garfield Weston Foundation has supported a number of research projects. The most recent grant is towards MIROCALS which is investigating the drug interleukin-2 as a potential treatment for MND.
The Bruce Wake Charitable Trust has supported our research into familial (inherited) MND over many years.
The Greendale Charitable Foundation has supported a research project which is investigate the use of mirco RNAs as a biomarker for monitoring disease progression.
OneFamily Foundation is supporting our Welfare Benefits Projects which helps families affected by MND get access to benefits they are entitled with minimum stress and as quickly as possible
The Werth Trust has supported our care, research and campaigning work in memory of Mr Lawrence Werth.
The William Brake Charitable Trust has supported a variety of projects over many years, most recently with a grant towards a research project looking at the electrical activity of nerve cells.
My Name’5 Doddie Foundation is helping people living with MND adapt their homes and funding respite activities for carers.
We are also grateful for the support of the following trusts and foundations who made significant contributions towards our work in 2017. Thank you.
- ATASS Foundation
- CHK Charities Ltd
- Constance Travis Charitable Trust
- Edith Murphy Foundation
- Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales
- P F Charitable Trust
- Peacock Charitable Trust
- Redevco Foundation
- Robert Luff Foundation Limited
- Scott (Eredine) Charitable Trust
- The Childwick Trust
- The Elizabeth and Prince Zaiger Trust
- The Enid Linder Foundation
- The Fairfield Charitable Trust
- The Fieldrose Charitable Trust
- The Goldcrest Charitable Trust
- The Jordan Charitable Foundation
- The Law Debenture Trust Corporation plc
- The Madeline Mabey Trust
- The Pauline and Harold Berman Charitable Trust
A list of trusts and foundations that have given £5,000 and above are included within our latest annual report and accounts.
For people living with MND every donation offers hope. Hope that their voices will continue to be heard and their individual needs recognised by society. Hope that standards of care will continue to improve and that they are able to access the support they need whenever they need it. Hope that one day a cure will be found.
Thank you to all the charitable trusts and foundations that have supported our work.