We are a charitable trust working to improve the lives of the poor and disadvantaged.

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Our work

We work with initiatives in areas ranging from education and long-term development to immediate humanitarian relief. The Foundation provides direct grants to charities and other organisations working in a range of sectors.

What we do
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Working with us

The Foundation aims to support initiatives for an average of three to five years.

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Who we are

Established in August 2015, the Foundation is run by a Board of Georg von Opel (Chairman), Emily von Opel and The Right Honourable Candida Viscountess Petersham.

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