Funding Partners

We gratefully acknowledge the support that we receive from Arts Council England as a Major Partner Museum, from South Lakeland District Council as a Strategic Cultural Partner, from Lancaster University through a collaborative agreement, and from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the development of our 'Reimagining Wordsworth' project.

Businesses, foundations and charitable trusts

We also thank the following current / recent supporters.

The Sir John Fisher Foundation • The Wolfson Foundation • The Foyle Foundation • The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation • The John R. Murray Charitable Trust • The W.W. Spooner Charitable Trust • The National Heritage Memorial Fund • The J. Paul Getty Jr Charitable Trust • The Ithaca Trust • The Michael Marks Charitable Trust • The University of Sunderland •The John Ellerman Foundation • Sir Siegmund Warburg’s Voluntary Settlement • The Band Trust • The Swire Charitable Trust • The Ernest Cook Trust • The John S. Cohen Foundation • The Wyfold Charitable Trust • The V&A Purchase Grant Fund • The B.H. Breslauer Foundation • The Friends of the National Libraries • The Postcode Local Trust • The National Manuscripts Conservation Trust • The Stone/Grodd Family Foundation • St John's College, Cambridge • The Hintze Family Charitable Foundation • The Dr Mortimer and Theresa Sackler Foundation • Lakeland Radio • Cumbria County Council • The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation • The Pilgrim Trust • The Westmorland Arts Trust • Cumbria Community Foundation • The American Fund for Charities • The Charlotte Bonham-Carter Charitable Trust • The Binks Trust • The Leche Trust • The Cowley Charitable Foundation • The Hadfield Trust • The Ashfield Trust • The Aspinwall Educational Trust • The Cumberland Building Society Charitable Foundation • The Rothermere Foundation • Several anonymous funders


Thousands of people benefit from Wordsworth Trust projects that are funded by grants from charitable trusts.  To discuss how your grant-making trust could make a difference, 'phone Mark Bains, Development Manager, on 015394 63515.