Charities and Patronages

Members of the Royal Family have links with hundreds of charities, military associations, professional bodies and public service organisations. Some are well known, while others may be smaller bodies working in a very specialist area or on a local basis only.

Having a Royal patron or president provides vital publicity for the work of these organisations, and allows their enormous achievements and contributions to society to be recognised.

You can use this database to find the organisations with which members of the Royal Family are associated.

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  • The De La Warr Pavilion

    Website: www.dlwp.com

    Venue for art exhibitions and theatre in Bexhill.

    Region: UK (England)
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Duchess of Cornwall, President
  • The Desert Rats Association

    Association for members of the 7th Armourd Division "the Desert Rats" which maintains the memorial in Thetford Forest to the "Desert Rats' of World War II.

    Region: UK (England)
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron
  • The Ebony Horse Club

    Provides access to horse riding lessons for children in Coldharbour, South London

    Region: UK (England)
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Duchess of Cornwall, President
  • The Elephant Family

    Helping to secure the peaceful co-existence of the Asian Elephant and People

    Region: Other Commonwealth Country
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Prince of Wales, Joint Presidents
    The Duchess of Cornwall, Joint Presidents
  • The Fan Museum

    Musuem dedicated to the history of fans

    Region: UK (England)
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron
  • The Foundation Years Trust

    Established to develop the findings of Frank Field MP’s Independent Review on Poverty and Life Chances, The Foundation Years: how to prevent poor children becoming poor adults.

    Region: UK (England)
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron
  • The Friends of Erlestoke Prison

    Aims to supplement resettlement initiatives providing advice for prisoners in preparation for release

    Region: UK (England)
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Duchess of Cornwall, Royal Patron
  • The Friends of the Royal Academy

    Fund-raising organisation supporting the cultural life of the Royal Academy of Arts in London.

    Region: UK (England)
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron
  • The Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum

    Group supporting planting, research and education at Westonbirt Arboretum, Gloucestershire.

    Region: UK (England)
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron
  • The Georgian Theatre Royal

    Historic Georgian theatre in Richmond, North Yorkshire.

    Region: UK (England)
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Prince of Wales, Joint Patrons
    The Duchess of Cornwall, Joint Patrons