The Foundation supports projects to enhance access to basic human requirements such as food, clean water, healthcare and education, as well as assisting the work of Catholic church groups in meeting people’s spiritual needs.

For more detail on the Foundation’s areas of focus, see what we fund.

What we fund

Established in August 2005, the Foundation is run by a Board whose members are:

  • Georg von Opel (Chairman)
  • Emily von Opel
  • The Right Honourable Candida Viscountess Petersham

The Board reviews applications and progress reports on a quarterly basis.