Meet the funders: Barrow Cadbury Trust
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Meet the funders: Barrow Cadbury Trust

14 Nov 2014

The Barrow Cadbury Trust works to achieve social justice and bring about change. Sara Llewellin, the trust’s chief executive, explains its “change-maker” approach to grants.

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Meet the funders: Les Mills Fund for Children

The provider of group fitness classes Les Mills launched its Fund for Children in June this year, providing support for charities with a focus on children leading active lives. Chief executive Keith Burnet explains how they aim to create healthy childhoods.

Meet the funders: South West Trains

South West Train supports charities in a variety of ways from grants and volunteering, to free tickets. Sian Freestone-Walker, corporate communications manager at SWT, explains.

'The Institute has a role that no one else does and as an organisation I cannot imagine not being part of that'

As director of fundraising at Cancer Research UK, Richard Taylor is unapologetic about wanting to grow all channels and activity. His department is known for its ambition and innovation, with voluntary income up £30m to £490m in 2013/14. Recently elected chair of the Institute of Fundraising, he is approaching the world of self-regulation with the same drive and ambition.

Lynda Thomas: 'It’s all about calculated risks'

The most influential woman in fundraising, according to Fundraising Magazine’s poll, Lynda Thomas has presided over huge income growth as director of fundraising at Macmillan Cancer Support. The charity raised £187m in 2013 – up £34m on the previous year. Thomas talks donor-driven insight and divulges what keeps her awake at night.

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PayPal Giving Fund is a charitable foundation that passes on eBay donations from buyers and sellers to charities, as well as giving grants to charities. Its chief executive, Nick Aldridge, explains how it works.

Meet the funders: Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation

Former England rugby player Ben Cohen explains the work of his Foundation, which supports anti-bullying charities.

Meet the funders: Monarch Foundation

The Monarch Foundation launched last year to deliver the airline’s corporate responsibility programme. Pauline Prow, chair of the Foundation, explains its work.

Meet the funders: Peter De Haan

Businessman and philanthropist Peter De Haan set up his own charitable trust in 1999 after selling his share in the family business, Saga Group. An advocate of venture philanthropy, he explains his approach to giving.

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