Trusts & Foundations

We are pleased to have the support of a number of charitable trusts and foundations. Those that have recently shown their support include:

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

A grant of £150,000 over three years towards improving the education experience of traumatised adopted and permanently-placed children.

BBC Children in Need

A £10,000 grant to fund additional training for our PAC-UK & Adoption UK Peer Services Parent Consultants.

People's Postcode Trust

People’s Postcode Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Our project received £10,000 from the Trust to support the production of an e-learning package for therapeutic parenting.

Big Lottery Fund

PAC-UK & Adoption UK Peer Services received £10,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to finance further training for our 15 Parent Consultants who support adoptive families across the UK.

The City Bridge Trust

The City Bridge Trust approved a 3-year grant in November 2016 towards a Practice Manager in our London Child & Family Service.

Mrs Smith and Mount

As part of the Spanoghe Grant programme, The Mrs Smith and Mount Trust is supporting our Education Service in London over a two year period.

“Adoption – Living life to the full”

Between 2012 and 2016 The Big Lottery supported PAC-UK with a grant of £468,258 to develop our services to adopted children and adoptive parents. The funds contributed to:

  • therapeutic work with adoptive families to assist bonding and long-term stability;
  • training programmes for adopters to improve therapeutic parenting skills;
  • awareness-raising in schools to achieve better inclusion of adopted children;
  • a major conference on adoption support that took place on 8 November 2016.
The John Ellerman Foundation

In November 2015 the John Ellerman Foundation approved a 3-year grant to assist us in expanding PAC-UK’s services in the North of England through our Leeds office.

Corporate Support

We wish to thank to following organisations for their support over recent years.Crossley Group PLC has kindly sponsored PAC-UK events on three occasions: most recently a Book Launch and Networking Event at the Royal Society of Medicine in May, 2017.

Lendlease, leading international property and infrastructure group, kindly donated £5,000 from their Governor’s Charitable Fund to support PAC-UK’s core activities in 2017/18.

Inoculand Environmental Services for their generous donation of £1,000 in September 2016, with Inoculand Chief Executive Daniel Neves promising a long-term partnership with PAC-UK. In January 2019 Inoculand made a further donation of £345, and have since setup a Diversity & Community Programme. In April 2020 Inoculand donated £448 as part of their ongoing £1 donation per invoice pledge to support our work.

Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation gave funding to purchase furniture for our counselling rooms in Leeds.

Waitrose Community Matters Fund for regular donations from local branches.

Hix Restaurants for hosting two charity dinners and auctions to our benefit.

Burton Safes for supporting the launch of our Leeds services in October 2015.