Grant maker

Gatsby Trust

www.gatsby.org.uk
(Registered Charity No: 251988)
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Grants made

Over the last five years they've made 52 significant donations totalling £99,667,396

When Amount Grantee To be used for
31/01/2018 £983,300 University of Cambridge A four-year grant (2017-2020) towards supporting the acitivities of the professional knowlege transfer and policy services unit, Policy Links, at the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) Education and Consultancy Services.The Unit works closely with the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy at IfM.
14/11/2017 £1,500,000 Columbia University New York A grant to support the recruitment of new faculty members at the Columbia Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience.
14/11/2017 £616,730 University of Cambridge A two-year grant (2017-2018) towards the planning and development of the Institute of Brain and Mind Health in Cambridge.
14/11/2017 £206,843 Ascona Meetings on Neuronal Circuits A grant towards the support of the 2019, 2021 and 2023 editions of the Assembly and Function oif Neuronal Circuits meeting in Ascona, Switzerland.
13/06/2017 £75,229 Institute for Government A supplementary grant over one year (2017/18) to the Institute for Government to cover additional costs/inflation.
05/04/2017 £800,000 University of East Anglia (SISJAC) Towards the activites of the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, which promotes world class research of Japanese arts and cultures from the past to the present.
05/04/2017 £1,400,000 University of East Anglia To support the activities of the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at UEA.
05/04/2017 £500,000 University of East Anglia (SRU) To support the Sainsbury Research Unit (SRU), based in the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the UEA. The SRU a centre for the study of the arts of Africa, the Pacific region and the Americas, providing high quality facilities and a specialist research library for its staff, postgraduates and visiting scholars.
25/01/2017 £84,000 Sainsbury Undergraduate Studentships An allocation (2017-2019) for the Sainsbury Undergraduate Studentship programme that aims to identify excellent second-year undergraduates with an interest in plant science, and support them to continue in the subject through summer research projects in laboratories outside their place of study.
25/01/2017 £250,000 Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Towards the Museum's capital works for the redevelopment and upgrade of the buildings and galleries.
25/01/2017 £300,000 Conference attendance for students and strategic ad hoc grants An allocation (2017-2020) to support students attending the key international plant science conferences and to provide strategic research grants on an ad hoc basis.
25/01/2017 £451,623 Sainsbury PhD Studentships To provide Sainsbury PhD studentships in plant science at universities across the UK. The programme aims to attract and develop exceptional talent among young scientists. This allocation operates from 2017/18 to 2019/20.
25/01/2017 £113,000 The Sainsbury Archive The Sainsbury Archive documents the history of Sainsbury’s from its foundation in Drury Lane in 1869 to the present day. The Sainsbury Archive is held in the Sainsbury Study Centre at the Museum of London Docklands.
25/01/2017 £489,273 University of Cambridge Towards second cycle core costs of the Sainsbury Laboratory.
25/01/2017 £150,000 Gatsby Plant Science Network An allocation towards the Gatsby Plant Science Network annual meetings and training weekends (2017-2020).
30/11/2016 £1,500,000 Chamber Orchestra of Europe We support the acclaimed orchestra, which brings together almost 60 musicians from Europe and performs across the continent. Its education and outreach programme also helps young people and new audiences experience live orchestra and chamber music.
29/11/2016 £1,083,427 Federation of European Neuroscience (FENS) A five-year grant (starting 2017) to support and develop the CAJAL advanced training series, in collaboration with FENS, IBRO, the Champalimaud Foundation and Bordeaux Neurocampus.
16/11/2016 £500,000 Royal Academy of Music Towards the capital costs of RAM's redevelopment project.
12/10/2016 £11,284,419 Institute for Government A grant (2017-2020) towards core costs of IfG.
12/10/2016 £318,852 Institute for Government A supplementary grant for 2016/17 to cover inflation and additional core costs.
12/10/2016 £2,400,000 Centre for Cities A three-year grant towards the core costs of CfC.
17/08/2016 £500,000 University of Cambridge To provide start-up funding for the creation of a professional knowlege transfer and policy services unit.The Unit will work closely with the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy.
17/08/2016 £500,000 University of Cambridge Towards the programme of academic research at the Centre for Science Technology and Innovation Policy.
26/07/2016 £802,500 Royal Shakespeare Company Towards the RSC's Artist Development Programme, which builds cast and crew skills through training and extra rehearsal time, giving audiences a richer experience of Shakespeare’s work.
29/06/2016 £190,186 Cosyne A five-year grant (2017-2021) to support the Cosyne meeting to provide travel grants and mentorship to under-represented undergraduates, graduates and post-docs to attend the meeting as well as to expand the speaker pool to broaden the scope of the meeting.
29/06/2016 £296,635 Society for Neuroscience This three-year grant (2017-2019) provides further support to BrainFacts.org.
03/03/2016 £1,000,000 Royal Academy of Music Towards the capital costs of RAM's redevelopment project.
02/02/2016 £194,540 University College London A consortium consisting of Gatsby, the Allen Institute for Brain Science, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Wellcome Trust and University College London are collaborating to develop and manufacture a state-of-the-art very high site-count silicon probe for detecting the activity of multiple brain cells. This grant is towards probe-related costs.
02/02/2016 £232,000 University College London A consortium consisting of Gatsby, the Allen Institute for Brain Science, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Wellcome Trust and University College London are collaborating to develop and manufacture a state-of-the-art very high site-count silicon probe for detecting the activity of multiple brain cells. This grant is to support UK-based postdoctoral researchers.
02/02/2016 £22,510,164 University of Cambridge Towards core costs for the second research cycle (2017-2021).
02/02/2016 £1,590,000 Gatsby Plant Science Education Programme A three-year grant (2017-2020) to support Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS) and the Gatsby Plant Science Summer School for first-year undergraduates.
02/02/2016 £10,000,000 University College London A grant to support the fourth five-year research cycle of the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit.
01/12/2015 £180,000 Clore Leadership Programme Towards supporting six Gatsby Fellowships within the Clore Leadership Programme.
26/11/2015 £220,000 Royal College of Psychiatrists A grant, in partnership with the Wellcome Trust, towards the review and update of the training curriculum for psychiatrists, specifically aimed at increasing the neuroscience component to meet the needs of modern day mental health research and treatment.
13/10/2015 £2,500,000 University of Cambridge An endowment towards underwriting the creation of a permanent post of Director of the Centre for Science, Technology & Innovation Policy.
24/06/2015 £68,852 Institute for Government A supplementary grant in 2015/16 to cover core costs.
15/04/2015 £1,400,000 University of East Anglia To support the activities of the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at UEA..
15/04/2015 £900,000 University of East Anglia (SISJAC) Towards the activites of the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, which promotes world class research of Japanese arts and cultures from the past to the present.
15/04/2015 £249,784 University of East Anglia (SISJAC) Towards the activites of the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, which promotes world class research of Japanese arts and cultures from the past to the present.
15/04/2015 £500,000 University of East Anglia (SRU) To support the Sainsbury Research Unit (SRU), based in the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the UEA. The SRU a centre for the study of the arts of Africa, the Pacific region and the Americas, providing high quality facilities and a specialist research library for its staff, postgraduates and visiting scholars.
18/02/2015 £169,216 EyeWire To support the continuation and expansion of EyeWire.
17/12/2014 £150,000 Kenya Markets Trust An allocation to support the organisational development of Kenya Markets Trust - a non-profit seeking to transform the performance of key Kenyan markets to improve the lives of poor people. The allocation will help KMT with recruiting senior leaders, facilitating necessary changes in governance, developing a new long-term strategy, supporting the Board and CEO in attracting donor funding, and sharing lessons with Gatsby and others.
15/10/2014 £78,000 The Sainsbury Archive The Sainsbury Archive documents the history of Sainsbury’s from its foundation in Drury Lane in 1869 to the present day. The Sainsbury Archive is held in the Sainsbury Study Centre at the Museum of London Docklands.
15/10/2014 £1,812,160 Tanzania Cotton Programme An allocation to the Tanzania Cotton Sector Development Programme, supporting activities in the 2014/15 growing season. Activities will include: supporting growers, ginners and extension staff on implementing contract farming; training lead farmers on improved farming practices; developing lead farmers into inputs suppliers; supporting research, multiplication and distribution of improved seed; and engaging on policy issues.
15/10/2014 £713,250 Tanzania Textile Programme An allocation to the Textile Programme in Tanzania to cover activities in 2014/15 of the Textile Development Unit based in the Ministry of Trade and Industry. Activities will include: building capacity to attract foreign investment; delivering training to all types of enterprise in the sector; supporting local industry by facilitating business links and enhancing business capabilities; and engaging on key policy issues.
15/10/2014 £123,783 Regional East Africa Forestry Sector Programme An allocation to complete design of a programme in the Kenyan forestry sector. The allocation will support activities including: conducting further due diligence of sector conditions and dynamics; undertaking technical analysis of timber value and processing options; piloting timber product marketing functions with growers networks; supporting the national growers’ association in their current lobbying efforts to improve the national forest policy and law; gaining formal buy-in to the programme objectives from government; developing a detailed budget; and completing discussions on possible co-funding.
25/06/2014 £90,000 Kenya Markets Trust An allocation to undertake two related reivews of Kenya Markets Trust - a non-profit seeking to transform the performance of key Kenyan markets to improve the lives of poor people. One review will examine KMT's portfolio and strategy; the other its governance and organisational development.
25/06/2014 £150,000 Transition support for MFIs An allocation to cover staffing and technical assistance costs of supporting three MFIs (in Tanzania, Uganda and Cameroon) to transition to independence from Gatsby.
25/06/2014 £198,000 Msingi EAC - full-feasibility An allocation to the current phase of the development of an East African institution that will look to unlock sectors of underlying competitive advantage by transferring world-leading technology, investing in lead firms and supporting the wider innovation system across the region.
13/03/2014 £9,841,630 2Blades Foundation 2Blades supports the development of crops with long-term disease resistance, and promotes their deployment in agriculture worldwide, focusing particularly on developing countries.
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