Our aim is to preserve and promote Britain’s historical and intellectual assets and to provide assistance to vulnerable members of society.

We do this by supporting projects where our funds will make the greatest impact. We are also interested in projects where charities are having difficulty in raising funds from other sources.

We aim to be flexible while at the same time staying within our overall priorities.

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First Development;partnership funding for the Sheerness Dockyard Preservation Trust

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Pilgrim Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Director.

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Sue Bowers has been appointed as Director of the Pilgrim Trust, following Georgina Nayler’s retirement at the end of April. Sue is currently the Director of Investment at the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Head of the National Heritage Memorial Fund. She has worked in the heritage and grant giving sectors throughout her career starting at the Museums and Galleries Commission, then working in local government before joining the Heritage Lottery Fund in 1994, just before it opened its doors to its first application. She has a MA in Museum and Gallery Management, is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, and currently sits on the Grants Panel of the Football Foundation. She will be joining the Pilgrim Trust on 20 April.


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