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 £185 million. The Trust supports a number of initiatives with the primary donations areas being the Arts, Children, Culture, Health, Mental Health and Science.Find out more about us
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
Royal Albert Hall
The Trust has supported the Royal Albert Hall on several projects including providing the largest single donation in the history of the Hall.
The Science Museum
The Trust has assisted with the revitalisation of the Science Museum’s new lecture theatre which reopened in 2017.
The Black Sea MAP
The Black Sea MAP expedition is the largest underwater archaeological of its kind and seeks to understand how sea level change impacted the movement of early mankind.