Trusts and foundations

Grant making organisations play a vital role in helping us to identify, recognise and support unpaid carers across the UK. We rely on core donations, which give us the flexibility to direct funding where it is needed most.

We also work with trusts, foundations and other grant makers to deliver key programmes for specific groups of carers who need our support. For example, one of our current priorities is to drive improvement across the youth employment sector, levelling the playing field for young carers and young adult carers.

Thanks to funding from Youth Futures Foundation’s Infrastructure Resilience Fund we have been able to embark upon a two-year project to develop communities of practice around employability support for young and young adult carers, and identify ‘what works’. The project will foster a movement mobilising the ambitions of education leaders, employers, policymakers and commissioners, while building the capacity of local carer organisations to engage directly with them.

Our commitment to you

We value all the support we receive from our funders; in return we provide: 

  • Regular updates and case studies.
  • Access to our expert voice on the issues affecting unpaid carers across the UK
  • A cocreational approach to designing proposals that can deliver sustainable systems change.

Get in touch

If you are interested in hearing more about our work or want to get involved, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Dan Levinge via email at or call 0300 772 9600.