The Longford Trust receives no public funds and has no endowment. Its work is entirely dependent on donated funds. The trustees would like to thank the following past and present Major Benefactors:
The Aberdeen Asset Management Charitable Foundation, Accenture, The Bryan Adams Foundation, Jon and Julia Aisbitt, Michael Alen-Buckley, Charles Alexander, Sarah Anderson, Lord Archer, Bronwen Astor, David Astor, The Avenue Trust, Iain Balmain, Bank of America, Lionel Barber, Diana and Nicholas Baring, Nat and Hannah Billington, Lord Black, Lord and Lady Blair, Sir Christopher and Lady Bland, Stephen and Nuala Blaney, The Blavatnik Family Foundation, Bloomsbury Publishing plc, Cherie Booth, Gyles Brandreth, Bridgewater Associates, The Bromley Trust, Thomas Brown, Lord Charles Cecil, RJ Clark, Richard Collins, Shirley Conran, The Violet and Milo Cripps Charitable Trust, The Daily Telegraph, The Earl of Dartmouth, The Alex and William de Winton Trust, The Dischma Charitable Trust, Guy and Ruth East, The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, Stephen Fitzpatrick, The Forte Charitable Trust, Lady Antonia Fraser, Benjie Fraser, Damian Fraser, Orlando Fraser, The Robert Gavron Charitable Trust, The GESS Charitable Trust, The Grocers’ Charity, The Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Lord and Lady Haskins, The Hawthorne Charitable Trust, Kate Hill, Sir Harold Hood’s Charitable Trust, The Independent (Independent Print Ltd), Investec Asset Management, Jefferies International, Rachel Kelly and Sebastian Grigg, David and Sarah Kowitz, The KW Charitable Trust, The Karen and Lawrence Lever Charitable Trust, The Linbury Trust, Lou Lockhart-Mummery, The Lund Trust – a charitable fund of Peter Baldwin and Lisbet Rausing, The Man Charitable Trust, Gracia McGrath OBE, The McGrath Charitable Trust, Nigel McNair Scott, The L Messel Trust, The Monument Trust, The Miles Morland Foundation, Richard I Morris Jr, Northern Dairies’ Educational Trust, Northern Rock Foundation, The Northwick Trust, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, The Ofenheim Charitable Trust, Richard Oldfield, Kevin Pakenham, Thomas Pakenham, the estate of the late Henrietta Phipps, Richard Pollitzer, Charlie Porter, Porticus UK, The Rank Foundation, The Sigrid Rausing Trust, Reed Elsevier plc, The Rivers Foundation, The Rothschild Foundation, Jon Snow, Peter Soros, The Jessie Spencer Trust, Sir James Spooner, Sir Sigmund Sternberg, The Stone Family Foundation, Thames River Capital, The John Thaw Foundation, Lady Juliet Townsend, Marina Warner, The Wates Family Enterprise Trust, Unilink Technology Services, The University of Westminster, Lord Weidenfeld, The Wilmington Trust and The Woodward Charitable Trust.
The trustees would like to thank the following who contributed to the Longford Trust’s special appeal to set up the Patrick Pakenham Scholarships:
Etienne Allard, The Hon Eleanor Berry, Len Blavatnik, Viscount and Viscountess Boyd, Viscount Camrose, Sir Timothy Cassel QC, Lord Charles Cecil, Michele Claudel-Meyer, The Clore Duffield Foundation, Dolly Costopoulos, Harriet Cullen, Lady Marygaye GL Curzon, La Baronne Deschamps, Mrs VN Embiricos, Mrs Mel Ferrer, Benjie Fraser, Orlando Fraser, Mrs Drue Heinz, Christophe Gollut, Mrs Robin Hambro, Laurence and Linda Kelly, Henry Keswick, Richard King, Ivor Lask, Sir Mark Lennox-Boyd, Lady Lever, Mark and Marguerite Littman, Katherine, Viscountess Macmillan of Ovenden, Alidad Mahloudji, Jane Martelli, John Mathew, EJB Mavroleon, David McDonough, Alain Mertens, John Nash, Thomas and Valerie Pakenham, Mr and Mrs Charles Palmer-Tompkinson, Lord Reay, James Reeve, Sir Richard Rougier, Ned Ryan, Peter Saunders, Sonia Sinclair, The Countess Sondes, Peter Soros, Lady Juliet Townsend, Baron Wenceslas DeTraux De Wardin, Jan van Raemdonck and Robert Waddington.