if you possess a unique approach to turning

today's challenges into a better tomorrow get in touch…

we partner entrepreneurial charities & help them
better realise their potential through grants & advice


mental health, homelessness, injustice, climate,
crime prevention, end of life, disability, food poverty...

We champion small ambitious charities on their journey to creating significant positive change & building a better world.

Charities who with limited resources tackle mental health, homelessness, injustice, climate, crime prevention, end of life, disability, food poverty...

We recognise that delivering the impact these challenges deserve has never been more daunting.

maybe we can help...

back to the forest” is the first in a series of inspirational films from 4814 about charities turning today's challenges into a better tomorrow. It features Merlin Hanbury-Tenison & the Thousand Year Trust which is dedicated to the restoration of Atlantic temperate rainforests.

...to apply for a grant

Begin by providing a compelling introduction to your charity.
Share your organization's background, your approach to tackling the problem(s) you solve, & the challenges you face.

We are keen to understand the distinctiveness of your work, the impact you have made to date & your roadmap for the future.

Please email grants@4814.org & attach a copy of your latest accounts.

If your application progresses, we will reach out to schedule a conversation with your CEO or a member of the executive team.

This allows us to establish a personal connection & better gauge how our partnership can contribute to your success.

thank you for your interest in 4814 

our trustees

Chris Bedwell (chair)

catalyst & technology evangelist


strategy consultant www.ChrisBedwell.works

system developer Royal College of Radiologists

previously includes

managing director beCreative tech

brand & digital transformation Marks & Spencer


J Walter Thompson Advertising (London)

Chris Gardner

experienced CEO/Managing Director


CEO www.CRUISE.co.uk

previously includes

managing director Which? Publishing

marketing director Cancer Research UK

management consultant Oxfam


trader on floor of the Stock Exchange

Carole Bedwell

experienced charity trustee


director Bestobell Founders Welfare Trust

previously includes

director beCreative tech

director The Renaissance Pear


BEd Kingston Unversity

Tom Bedwell

brand & communication strategist


mangaging director Frontier

previously includes

managing director Above+Beyond

managing partner McCann London

board account director AMV BBDO


LLB Law King’s College

Fergus Argyle

public markets investing expertise


portfolio manger New Capital

previously includes

portfolio manager Somerset Capital

partner Mobius Capital Partners


MA Classics Oxford

Arabic Language & Literature Damascus University


Bates, Wells & Braithwaite

10 Queen Street Place, EC4R 1BE



Close Brothers Asset Management

10 Exchange Square, Primrose Street, EC2A 2BY


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