Established in 1913 we have been championing the science of ecology ever since. Our vision is for nature and people to thrive in a world inspired by ecology. With 6.500 members – many of them world leaders in their field - in 125 countries we bring together ecologists across regional and national boundaries.
The Natural History Museum welcomes over 4.5 million visitors each year to enjoy our collections and engaging displays, inspiring a love of our natural world. The Museum is also a global centre for scientific research, with 350 scientists running a range of initiatives that aim to solve the challenges facing our planet and humanity.
The SPAB was founded by William Morris in 1877 to campaign against threats to historic buildings. Today, it is the UK’s oldest and most expert building conservation charity. We still work to encourage a practical and sympathetic approach to the repair and maintenance of old buildings.
WIZO has been Changing Lives and Building Futures for over 100 years. As the largest social welfare organisation in Israel, WIZO helps disadvantaged citizens regardless of race or religion, to become self-sufficient. The gift in your will is what makes our 800 projects and programmes across Israel equip individuals with the skills, tools and opportunities they need to succeed.
The British Academy, established by Royal Charter in 1902, is the UK's national academy for the humanities and social sciences. It is an independent, self-governing Fellowship of leading national and international scholars. The Academy fosters and promotes the highest standards of learning.
The British Dyslexia Association is the largest dyslexia charity in the UK. Dyslexia affects more than 1 in 10 people. We work tirelessly to promote a dyslexia-friendly society that gives them all the opportunity to reach their full potential. To achieve this, we listen, support and empower people. We raise awareness, we lobby for change and deliver vital services to those people who need us the most. We rely almost entirely on donations to carry our work through core initiatives.
The British Library is the world's greatest library, holding more than 150 million items from every age and every culture. Only at the British Library will you find Handel's 'Messiah', Shakespeare's First Folio, Leonardo da Vinci's notebook, Florence Nightingale's voice and the world's oldest Bible. From rare manuscripts and unique sound recordings to the latest information for research, the collection amounts to over two thousand years of ideas.
Build Africa is an award-winning development charity. We believe in the power of education to help end poverty, and work to ensure that children in rural Africa have the best opportunity to learn. Established in 1978, we have decades of experience helping communities escape poverty.
Our mission is to create opportunities for people in southern Africa to develop their full potential through education and the assertion of their human rights. Key principles of our partnerships include widening access to education at all levels, applying academic research to development issues and fostering future leaders across the region. Our priority areas are health, education, human rights and environment.
Chailey Heritage Foundation is a pioneering charity providing education, care and transition services for young people aged 3-25 with complex physical disabilities and health needs. Since 1903, we have been helping children and young people to reach their potential. Over the past 100 years we have continued to develop pioneering communication and mobility technology to maximise our young people’s abilities and help them to participate in a wide range of educational, sporting and leisure activities.