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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  • Arundel Museum

    The Arundel Museum Society, a registered charity, runs Arundel Museum. The museum is staffed by volunteers and relies on subscriptions, donations and fundraising events for its survival.

    Registered Charity No. 273790

    Region: UK (England)
    Members of the Royal Family:
    Princess Alexandra, Royal Patron
  • ASH (Action on Smoking and Health)

    Campaigning public health charity working to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco.

    Region: UK-wide
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Duke of Gloucester, Patron
  • Ashden

    Awards scheme promoting sustainable energy projects in the UK and developing countries.

    Region: UK-wide
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Prince of Wales, Patron
  • Asian Institute of Technology Nature Club

    Nature club in Bangkok, Thailand.

    Region: Rest of world
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Duke of Edinburgh, Honorary Member
  • Association for all Speech Impaired Children (Afasic)

    UK charity working with children and young adults affected by speech and communication impairments.

    Region: UK-wide
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Duchess of Gloucester, Patron
  • Association for Science Education

    Professional association for teachers of science in the UK.

    Region: UK-wide
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Duke of Edinburgh, Patron
  • Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women (Merseyside Branch)

    Website: www.royal.uk

    Branch established in 1947, Members were or are WWII veterans and ex-National servicemen.

    Region: UK (England)
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Duke of Edinburgh, Honorary Member
  • Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA)

    Information for visitors to some of Britain's biggest and best-known attractions, attracting 1 million visitors a year to the UK.

    Region: UK-wide
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Duke of York, President
  • Association of Royal Yachtsmen

    Association of personnel who served in the Royal Yacht Britannia.

    Region: UK-wide
    Members of the Royal Family:
    Her Majesty The Queen, Patron
    The Duke of Edinburgh, President
  • Association of Sail Training Organisations

    To promote and publicise the benefits of Sail Training in the UK. The UK Sail Training fleet is operated by over 30 independent charities.

    Region: UK-wide
    Members of the Royal Family:
    The Countess of Wessex, Patron