Welcome to the Ashden Trust

Global WitnessThe Ashden Trust is a grant-making charity established in 1989 and is one of the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts. We primarily support programmes focusing on climate change, sustainable development, or improving the quality of life in poorer communities.

You can find out more about the Trust and the kinds of projects we have supported, as well as checking whether you are eligible to apply for funding by following the links on the left hand side of this page.

The Ashden Trust is registered as a data controller with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.

Each trust is an independent legal entity with its own separate and autonomous board of trustees, actively led by an individual member of the Sainsbury family, and is registered as a data controller with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office .