We are extremely grateful to the individuals, trusts and foundations for supporting Handel House.

Academy of Founders

Founding Patron

Co-operative Insurance Society

Founding Benefactor

Heritage Lottery Fund

Principal Benefactors

Foundation for Sport and the Arts
Fidelity Investments through the Fidelity Foundation
Horace W Goldsmith Foundation
In loving memory of Anne Gumerlock Lee
Sir Siegmund Warburg’s Voluntary Settlement
Blyth Watson Charitable Trust
Simon & Glennie Weil
The Welton Foundation
Garfield Weston Foundation

Fellow Benefactors

The John Ellerman Foundation
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
The Sir John Fisher Foundation
The Golsoncott Foundation
Nicholas & Judith Goodison
The Kathleen Hannay Memorial Charity
Hubert James
Christopher & Phillida Purvis
Anthon & Diane Vonk
The Wolfson Foundation

Associate Benefactors

Richard & Diana Allan
Arthur Andersen
The John Coates Charitable Trust
Coudert Brothers, James B Sitrick
The Drapers’ Company
Simon Eccles
The Samuel Gardner Memorial Trust
Donald & Jeanne Kahn
The Kohn Foundation
John Lewis Partnership
National Foundation for Youth Music
Pilkington Family Trusts
Giles Ridley
Seddons Solicitors
Hugh & Catherine Stevenson
John Studzinski
The Wilson Family Foundation


Charles & Miranda Alexander
Tom Bendhem
Gerry Byrne
John Chown
John S Cohen Foundation
The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust
Fleming Family & Partners
Dr Gert-Rudolf Flick
J Paul Getty Jr Charitable Trust
The Grocers’ Charity
The Nancy Hadwen Charitable Trust
The Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Alexander Hamilton
The Idlewild Trust
The J P Jacobs Charitable Trust
The Jephcott Charitable Trust
Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation
Brad Leissa
John H McFadden
Macmillan Publishers Ltd
The Stone Mallabar Foundation
The Parthenon Group
The Parthenon Trust
The Pilgrim Trust
The Rayne Foundation
Rothmans UK Holdings Ltd
Rothschild Trust Charities
David & Sandy Scholey
Michael & Mary Scott Morton
The Seymour Foundation
Michael & Rosemary Warburg
The Duke of Westminster
Mike & Kim Wilson

Major Donors to the Capital Project

The Heritage Lottery Fund
Sir Siegmund Warburg Voluntary Settlement
Garfield Weston Foundation
J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust
Linbury Trust
Adrian Frost
James and Laura Duncan
Mike and Caroline Howes

Supporters 2016-17

Handel House Circle


Jim and Laura Duncan
Adrian Frost
Simon and Glenda Weil


David Bailey
Michael and Caroline Howes
Michael Ridley


Sir Nicholas and Lady Goodison
Janine Rensch
Michael and Rosemary Warburg


Miranda Alexander
Richard and Diana Allan
Richard and Rosamund Bernays
Francis and Angela Chronnell
Laurence Cummings
The Hon Simon Eccles
John Galt
Jane Gibson
The Hon William and Mrs Gibson
Charles and Kaaren Hale
Charles Hindson
Daniel and Tamasin Hochberg
Richard Hopkin and Richard Clark
Mark Loveday
Lord and Lady Phillimore
The Hon Olga Polizzi
Sue Powell
Hamish and Carol Ritchie
Christopher and Phillida Purvis
George and Joy Sypert
Dr Christopher and Lady Juliet Tadgell
George and Patricia White

Handel’s American Circle

The Arthur L Loeb Foundation
Mary Deissler
Nancy Freudenthal
Ellen and John Harris
Robert and Rosslyn Hicks
Patricia Loveland
Mike and Kay McCarthy
Nicholas McGegan
Robert Ronus
Robert Shapiro
Robert Strassler


John Roberts
Sir Charles and Lady Mackerras
Ian Ivor Cane
D.H. de Carle
John Watkins

Grants and Foundations

The Heritage Lottery Fund

Ampelos Trust  (in honour of Ruth Rendell)
Anglo-American Charitable Foundation
Artisa Foundation
Barrington Foundation
Bircham Dyson Bell Charitable Trust
California Community Trust
Cecil Pilkington Charitable Trust
Charles and Carmen Hale Foundation
John Lyon’s Charity
Kathleen Hannay Memorial Charity
New York Community Trust
Olwen and Edwin Powell Award
The Segelman Trust