General Fund appeal

With your support, we can look after the coast, countryside, wildlife and heritage most in need of care. Please donate to our general fund appeal to help save the things you love

View over St Ives Bay to Godrevy Lighthouse from the cliffs at Godrevy, Cornwall.
Swaling - or controlled burning - of the heathland at Beagles Point, The Lizard, Cornwall

Give where the need is greatest

Shores can rise, rocks can tumble, and damp can destroy. That’s why we have a flexible general fund, which gives staff and volunteers fast access to the specialist tools and skills they need, when they need it.

As a charity, we’re hugely grateful for all donations we receive. By donating to our general funds, you’ll be supporting the National Trust’s vital conservation work where the need is greatest. Please donate today and be the difference in the places you love to explore.

Why every donation matters

  • We have more than 1 million items in our art and heritage collections
  • We look after 780 miles of coastline across the UK
  • Last year we spent £148m on projects at places in our care

Give to the National Trust

Please select an amount

£3 per month
£5 per month
£10 per month
A conservator working at Killerton, Devon
£15 could help conservators restore historic tapestries and paintings, protecting them from damp or wear and tear
£25 could help rangers to plant and protect five native tree species, creating homes for wildlife and more space to breathe
A shady path through green woodland
Seal pup on the Farne Islands
£60 could help rangers to look after 112 metres of precious coastline a year, protecting habitats for declining wildlife species
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Your donation will make a difference

Thank you for supporting our vital conservation work. Together we will make sure the wildlife, heritage, coast and countryside we love can be enjoyed by everyone forever.



Why give to the National Trust?

As a charity, we're dedicated to conserving our nation’s natural and human history for generations to come to enjoy. From preserving the historic buildings in our care to protecting nature and wildlife in outdoor spaces, by donating to our General Fund appeal, you'll help us to act quickly to look after special places. Donations also help us release match funding from various sources including corporates, grant-giving bodies like the Landfill Communities Fund, and Charitable Trusts. This means every pound you give helps us raise even more for vital conservation work.

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