Our Supporters

We are extremely grateful to the individuals, companies and trusts & foundations whose generosity and goodwill has enabled us to be bold in our vision, to increase our reach and to develop new initiatives. We hope that their commitment to us will inspire you to join them.

 All donors are listed alphabetically.

Major Partners 






Event Sponsor

The May Fair Hotel (The Edwardian Group) 

Major Donors

Albert & Eugene Frost Music Trust

Andrew Lloyd-Webber Foundation

Berkeley Foundation

Blavatnik Family Foundation

Canary Wharf Contractors' Fund

David Kershaw

David Ross Foundation

Drake Calleja Trust

Duet Foundation

Emma Chamberlain OBE

Genesis Foundation

Mark Wade

Mayor of London / Greater London Authority

Michael Berry

Oliver & Charlotte Duff

Printed Music Licensing Ltd

Rachel Portman OBE

Sally Greene OBE

Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman

Sir John Cass' Foundation

St James Place Foundation

UK Music

Veronica Wadley CBE


Scholarship Sponsors

Abercrombie & Kent

AEG Live (UK) Ltd

Bernard & Georgina David Charitable Trust

Bernard Sunley Foundation

Bisset Trust

Bob & Pippa Rothenberg

Carlton Hunt - in Memoriam

Charles Morgan

City Educational Trust

Craig Wilson

Ernest Cook Trust

Ferry Van Dijk

Fiona Eastwood

Focus Music Group

Frances Hughes

Francis & Amanda Norton

Geoff & Fiona Squire Foundation

Geoff Rowley

Gerard Griffin

Greta Hemus

Helen Meixner

Henry & Madeleine Wickham

Hyde Park Place Estate Charity

Ian Stoutzker CBE

Ian Taylor

In Memory of John Moyle Roberts

Jeffrey Dyball & Oliver Connelly

Jeremy Brown

John Mills

John & Jeanie Rosefield

Jonathan & Estelle Price

Kershaw Family Trust

Leathersellers’ Company Charitable Fund

Lehman Brothers Foundation

Lennox Hannay Charitable Trust

Livingstone Trust

London Leg Up Fund

Lord Rose of Monewden

Loveday Charitable Trust

Marian & Gordon Pell

Mark Bolland

Mercers' Company

Merchant Taylors’ Company

Michael & Amanda Parker

Michael & Clara Freeman

Michel Kallipetis QC

Miel de Botton

Mr & Mrs Clive Syddall

Nazo Moosa

Oliver & Maggie Stern

Pears Foundation

Peter Willan

Phair Family Foundation

Phil & Julie Thornally

Philip Carne MBE

Philip Hodson

Rachel Portman OBE

Ray & Julia Longbottom

Raymonde Jay

Richard Morris

Robert MacGregor

Sandhu Charitable Foundation

Sara Ter Haar

Shirley Valentine

Simon Bragg

Simon Cooke

Simon Kverndal QC

Sir John & Lady Ritblat

Sir John Baker CBE

Sir Martyn Lewis

Skyrme Hart Charitable Trust

Solicitors' Company

Steve & Cristina Goldring

Stuart & Bianca Roden

The Worshipful Company of Grocers’

Tim & Catherine Cox

Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Universal Music

Wayne & Jennifer Marshall

Winship Foundation

Worshipful Company of Innholders


 And all other donors, anonymous supporters, challenge participants, event attendees and auction prize winners.