About the trust
The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust is a charitable fund that supports organisations and charities across the globe.
Since its formation, the Trust has provided over 220 grants totalling more than £200 million. The Trust supports a number of initiatives focused on three main areas: Health & Medicine; Social Justice, Welfare & Education; and Arts, Culture & Heritage.Find out more about us
Royal Academy Schools
Royal Academy Schools, the postgraduate art school at the heart of the Royal Academy, has received a major gift of £10m from Julia and Hans Rausing. In recognition of this gift, the RA Schools buildings will be called The Julia and Hans Rausing Campus.
World's oldest intact ship found in Black Sea
The world's oldest intact ship has been found by the Black Sea MAP, an expedition funded by the Julia and Hans Rausing Trust. The project, conceived by Hans K Rausing (pictured), discovered over 60 shipwrecks as part of a three year expedition to better understand the impact of prehistoric sea level change
The Trust has supported English Heritage rebuild a historic footbridge connecting Tintagel Fortress to the Cornish mainland along the lines of an ancient land link.
The Science Museum
The Trust has assisted with the revitalisation of the Science Museum’s new lecture theatre which reopened in 2017.