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.


  • The Royal Institution of Naval Architects

    Professional body for those working in the design and construction of marine vessels and structures.

    Region: UK-wide
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Duke of Edinburgh, Honorary Fellow
    Her Majesty The Queen, Patron