Trust List May 2017
May was slow in comparison to this time last year, with just two-thirds
of the number from May 16. Having said that, a greater proportion of
those were picked up through prospect research (45% against 33% last May).
As always, the majority of funders focus on Relief, Education and Health, with around a fifth being set up as generalists. There were new funders interested in the Armed Forces, tennis, four new medical grant makers with a specific interest in cancer, and the promotion of the voluntary sector.
Wealthy individuals include a billionaire, several multi-millionaires and a wealthy sportsman.