Stowe Restoration Appeal

The Palladian Bridge in autumn at Stowe, Buckinghamshire ©National Trust Images/Hugh Mothersole

In 2018, the Royal Oak Foundation embarked on its appeal to raise $200,000 to help the National Trust complete a major, five-year restoration of its magnificent landscapes, monuments, temples and follies. Two donors are matching our appeal dollar-for-dollartripling the impact Royal Oak will make to bring Stowe back to its original splendor.

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2018 Grants

Catbells seen from the east shore of Derwentwater, with cloud reflections in the water, Cumbria. ©National Trust Images/Simon Fraser

The Foundation’s Finance Committee meets quarterly in advance of Board Meetings to review contributions received for specific campaigns and programs. The committee evaluates the connection each project has to the Foundation’s mission and recommends grants for approval by the full Board of Directors. The following grants were among those approved by the Board in 2018.

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Past Projects

The White Garden at Sissinghurst Castle Garden - Kent ©NTPL-Jonathan Buckley

Through four decades the Foundation’s supporters have provided over $8 million to fund projects ranging from the acquisition of important coastline, to the conservation of historic architecture and interiors, to the acquisition of works of art separated from their original properties.

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