The Foundling Museum would like to thank all of our supporters whose generosity enables us to continue our ambitious and important programmes:

The 1739 Club, The 1741 Club, The 1750 Club, The Alfred Gillett Trust, Art Fund, Artisa Foundation, Arts Council England, Association of Independent Museums, The Baring Foundation, The Blyth Watson Charitable Trust , Judith and Bill Bollinger, Deborah Loeb Brice Donor Advised Fund at CAF , Peter Brown, The estate of Annabel Buchan, Charles Hayward Foundation, The Chartered Accountants’ Livery Charity, The Childhood Trust, The Clore Duffield Foundation, The Company of Arts Scholars Charitable Trust, Justine and Patrick Cowan, The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust, Daiwa Anglo Japanese Foundation, Decca Records, The Drapers’ Company, Ecclesiastical Insurance, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, The Ethos Foundation, Andrew Fane, Foyle Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation, The Golden Bottle Trust, Goldman Sachs Gives, The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, Isobel and Michael Holland, ICAP, The Idlewild Trust, The J Paul Getty Jr Charitable Trust, John Lyon’s Charity, Larissa Joy, Jamie and Julia Korner, The Leche Trust, The Loveday Charitable Trust, Camilla and Julian Mash, Matrix Causes Fund, The Michael Bishop Foundation, Jim Moyes, The Murray Family, Museums Association, The National Lottery Heritage Fund, The National Heritage Memorial Fund, Oak Foundation, The Old Coram Association, David Pike, the Pilgrim Trust, The Schroder Charity Trust, The Sir Dennis Mahon Charitable Trust, Rank Foundation DCMS Recovery Fund, The Reekimlane Foundation, Sir Simon and Lady Robey, The Rose Foundation, Sir David and Lady Verey, Taylor Wessing, John Wynter.

The Museum’s website, launched in January 2022, was developed with support from: Art Fund, Arts Council England, National Heritage Lottery Fund and Peter Brown.

We’re an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation, which means funding thanks to taxpayers plays a huge part in supporting our work.


The Foundling Museum was established in 2004 thanks to the generous support of the following donors:

Principal funder

National Heritage Lottery Fund

Supporting funders

Richard and Diana Allan, Sir Michael Bishop CBE, Bridge House Trust, Esmond & Susie Bulmer, The Cadogan Charity, The Clore Duffield Foundation, Credit Suisse First Boston, The Dr Mortimer & Theresa Sackler Foundation, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, The Foundation for Sport & the Arts, The Foyle Foundation, The Garfield Weston Foundation, Sir Paul Getty KBE, The Golden Bottle Trust, The Headley Trust, The John Ellerman Foundation, Jamie & Julia Korner, Peter & Carol Lawrence, The Linbury Trust, The Manifold Trust, Paul Mellon KBE, The Michael Marks Charitable Trust, John & Sally Morton Morris, Jon Moulton, National Arts Collection Fund (with a contribution from the Wolfson Foundation), Jannion Newton, Parnassus Foundation, PF Charitable Trust, The Pilgrim Trust, The Hon Richard & Victoria Sharp, Sir Siegmund Warburg’s Voluntary Settlement, Hugh & Catherine Stevenson, Patrick & Mavis Walker, Wellcome Trust.