Garfield Weston Foundation – Visit Hull

Garfield Weston Foundation

Garfield Weston Foundation is a family-founded, grant-making trust and still run by the Weston family. Since it was established in 1958 the Foundation has given over £900 million to charities across the UK. In the last year alone the Foundation donated over £58 million. From small community groups to large national institutions, the Foundation supports a broad range of organisations and activities that make a positive impact in the communities in which they work. Over 1,600 charities across the UK benefit each year from the Foundation’s grants.

"From small community groups to large national institutions, our aim is to support organisations to build stronger communities. Hull 2017’s volunteering initiative is a fantastic chance for residents to change people’s perception of Hull while working to build more cohesive communities with better life prospects for local people. At the heart of the UK City of Culture project is local pride and we are proud to support Hull 2017 in that endeavour." – Philippa Charles, director, Garfield Weston Foundation

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