The Prince's Charities
The Prince’s Charities is a group of not-for-profit organisations of which HRH The Prince of Wales is President: 18 of the 20 charities were founded personally by Prince Charles.
The group is the largest multi-cause charitable enterprise in the United Kingdom, raising over £100 million annually.
The organisations are active across a range of areas including opportunity and enterprise, the built environment, responsible business, and education.
Additionally, six social enterprises make a significant contribution towards raising money for the charities. The charities reflect Prince Charles' long-term and innovative perspective, and seek to address areas of previously unmet need.
The Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership works with leaders from business, government and civil society to address the critical global challenges that affect the success of their organisations.
The British Asian Trust serves as a ‘social fund’ to support high-impact charities within the areas of education and health in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom.
The aim if The Prince’s Drawing School is to raise the standard and profile of drawing through teaching and practice. It is one of only a few institutions in the world offering in-depth, quality tuition for those who wish to develop their observational drawing skills.
The Prince’s Foundation for Children and the Arts engages with children nationwide who do not have access to high-quality arts activity, because of either social or economic barriers.
In Kind Direct redistributes surplus goods from manufacturers and retailers to UK charities working at home and abroad.
The International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism, INTBAU, is an international educational charity which works under the Patronage of Prince Charles to promote traditional architecture, urbanism and crafts.
The Prince's Initiative for Mature Enterprise is the only national organisation dedicated to promoting everyone over 50 who is workless, or under threat of redundancy, with the support to achieve financial, social and personal fulfilment through sustainable self-employment, business or social enterprise.
The Prince’s Regeneration Trust works with communities throughout the country to ensure that historic and important buildings at risk of demolition or decay are preserved, regenerated and re-used.
The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts specialises in the teaching, researching, and promoting the practice and theory of the arts and crafts of the world’s great traditions.
The START initiative aims to encourage people across the UK to lead sustainable and environmentally friendly lives by taking clear, positive and practical steps towards a better future.
The Prince’s Teaching Institute is an independent educational charity that believes all children, irrespective of background or ability, deserve a rich subject-based experience at school – both within and beyond the examination curriculum.
The Prince’s Trust is a youth charity that helps change young lives by giving practical and financial support, developing key workplace skills such as confidence and motivation.
The Prince’s Youth Business International is a global network of independent non-profit initiatives helping young people to start and grow their own business and create employment.