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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.

Over the past 12 months:

Jon and Julia Aisbitt

Charles Alexander

Sarah Anderson

Lord Archer

The John Armitage Charitable Trust

David Astor

The BEC Trust

Hannah Billington

The Blavatnik Family Foundation

The Bromley Trust

Buchanan & Rob Connell

Paul and Susan Butler

Simon Cairns

City&Metropolitan Welfare Charity

RJ Clark

Richard Collins

Stephen Corcoran

Dolly Costopoulos

The Violet and Milo Cripps Charitable Trust

The Alex and William de Winton Trust

Jane Dominey

The Drapers Charitable Fund

Dreamchasing Foundation

Ruth East

8C Capital

Mike Eley

The Fitzgerald Family Foundation

Alex Fletcher

Emily Fletcher

The Robert Gavron Charitable Trust

The GESS Charitable Trust

The Glebe Charitable Trust

The Hargrave Foundation (in memory of Kevin Pakenham)

The Hawthorne Charitable Trust

Kate Hill

Peter Holt

Sir Harold Hood’s Charitable Trust

The Kowitz Family Foundation (in memory of Kevin Pakenham)

The KW Charitable Trust

The Legal Education Foundation

The Karen and Lawrence Lever Charitable Trust

The Linbury Trust

The Lund Trust – a charitable fund of Peter Baldwin and Lisbet Rausing

The Miles Morland Foundation

The Northwick Trust

The Ofenheim Charitable Trust

The Henry Oldfield Trust

Beth O’Leary

Ronke Phillips Pakenham

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

Richard Pollitzer

The Rank Foundation

The Rivers Foundation

The Rothschild Foundation

The Stone Family Foundation

The Thriplow Trust

Troy Asset Management

The Wilmington Trust


In recent years:

Lionel Barber

Stephen and Nuala Blaney

Thomas Brown

Shirley Conran

Stephen Fitzpatrick

Kevin Pakenham

Porticus UK

Unilink Technology Services


Those who enabled us to set up and establish the Longford Trust:

Bronwen Astor, The Avenue Trust, Diana and Nicholas Baring, Nat Billington, Countess Dominique de Borchgrave, Cherie Booth, Charles Cecil, Harriet Cullen, The Earl of Dartmouth, The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, Edward Fitzgerald, Lady Antonia Fraser, Benjie Fraser, Damian Fraser, Sir Peter Lloyd, The Monument Trust, Richard I Morris Jr, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, Northern Dairies’ Educational Trust, Cristina Odone, Sir Anthony O’Reilly, Sir Michael Pakenham, Thomas Pakenham, Lord Ramsbotham, Jon Snow, Peter Soros, Sir James Spooner, Bob Turney, Marina Warner, and Ann Widdecombe


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