Supporter giving programmes

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Go behind the scenes and talk to our experts

If you are considering making a gift of £250 or more to us, you have the opportunity to become part of one of our annual giving programmes – Guardian, Benefactor or Quercus.

By supporting us in this way, you can develop your own relationship with us at the level which suits you, as well as participating in tailor-made programmes of enjoyable and stimulating activities. These groups of committed supporters provide vital funding each year to our projects and places and we are extremely grateful for their generous support.

Our givers

  • Guardians

    You can become more involved with us through our Guardians, Benefactors or Quercus programmes. Through closer involvement with our people, places and projects, you will gain a greater insight into our work and be placed right at the heart of our organisation.

  • Benefactors

    You can become more involved with us by joining our Benefactors programme. Through closer involvement with our people, places and projects, you will gain a greater insight into our work and be placed right at the heart of our organisation.

  • Quercus

    If you choose to donate more than £5,000 over a 12 month period, you become eligible to join our Quercus programme - which welcomes you to the very heart of how we work.

How you have helped

  • Mr & Mrs Parfett

    On visiting Tarn Hows in the Lake District, Mr and Mrs Parfett decided they wanted to do something to help the area. They worked with us to create a new centre to offer much-needed facilities for visi…

  • Saving a masterpiece for the nation

    'The Procession to Calvary' by Breughel is the star attraction at Nostell Priory, and thanks to your donations, we have now been able to ensure that it can now be cared for and enjoyed for many years …

Tax efficient giving

Our guide to donating using schemes like gift aid, share giving and higher rate tax.