The Gatsby Charitable Trust

The Gatsby Charitable Trust

Supporting African economic development.

Foundation | United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela | Community Development

 

Overview

The Gatsby Charitable Trust endowed by David Sainsbury has more than 40 years of grant making history. Gatsby's grant making in the U.K. supports research on plant science and neuroscience science and engineering education government effectiveness mental health and the arts. Additionally Gatsby has a significant program supporting African economic development. Gatsby supports Aquifer Ltd a company created in 2004 to help create jobs and improve incomes for the poor in sub Saharan Africa. Aquifer seeks to develop businesses that can earn market rates of return even if the company itself takes a subsidised return to get those enterprises to scale.

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Pearl Capital Partners

Investing in agribusinesses while creating social impact

We are a specialist agriculture investment firm that has been...

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Income/Productivity Growth
Agricultural Productivity
Access to Financial Services

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Africa

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Dr.Edward Isingoma Matsiko


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Headquarters :

The Peak, 5 Wilton Road, London,
London SW1V 1AP.
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela



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Last Update: Oct 11, 2017 3:19 a.m.

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