The Berkeley Foundation

The Berkeley Foundation is the independent charitable foundation set up by the Berkeley Group. We have committed over £26 million to more than 100 charities and organisations that we partner with to help young people overcome barriers, improve their lives and build a fairer society.

We work in close partnership with the Berkeley Group, and the company provides the majority of our funding. Staff from across Berkeley do a fantastic job of raising money through fundraising events and Give As You Earn, as well as giving us access to a wide range of assets and opportunities, from staff volunteers, to work placements for the young people on our programmes.

This film shows some of the work we do, alongside our many partners.

Our Journey So Far - The Foundation's First 10 Years 

We're delighted to publish a review of our first 10 years. Read stories from our charity partners and the young people they work with here.

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Strategic Priorities


We believe in the power of long-term funding. Wherever possible, we work with organisations for three years or more. This helps build trust, and provides our partners with stability and consistency.

Adding Value

We use our skills, expertise, resources and networks to create development opportunities for our partners and their beneficiaries. Our partnership with Berkeley Group provides us with access to a wide range of assets and opportunities.

Learning & Sharing

We strive to be a learning organisation. This means working with our partners to measure the impact of our funding, commissioning new research when needed and taking every opportunity to learn from and listen to the people and organisations we support.


Since we have partnered with Berkeley St Edward and the Berkeley Foundation, we have been able to plan for a long-term future. It is fair to say that we simply could not have had the same impact on the lives of hundreds of children and families who rely on Triangle as their home from home. "

Jonathan Choo, Senior Playworker,
Triangle Adventure Playground

Take a look

Berkeley Capital and AFK Partnership

Berkeley Capital and AFK: A Flourishing Partnership

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Berkeley Foundation volunteering month group photo

Berkeley Volunteering Month is a Smashing Success

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Street Elite sport and mentoring programme

Street Elite Helps Young People Get Back on Track

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