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Data for financial year ending 05 April 2019

The Astor Foundation

  • Income


  • Spending


  • Status


Charity no. 225708

Contact details

Public address

  • The Astor Foundation, Po Box 168, Hartland, Bideford, EX39 6WB

Aims & activities

The primary object of the Foundation is medical research in its widest sense with preference given to assistance with launching/initial stages of new projects and filling in shortfalls. Also supported are children & youth groups, disabled, countryside, arts, sport, carers groups and animal welfare. Grants are generally between £250 and £1500, to UK registered charities, not available for salaries.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Overseas aid/famine relief
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Amateur sport
  • Animals
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Armed forces/emergency service efficiency

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
Financial history
Compliance history
  • 6 Trustees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Robert Astor (Chair) The Reverend William Bishop's Charity Up-to-date
Lord Latymer None on record
Dr Howard Swanton Md, Frcp None on record
Professor Sir John Cunningham Dm, Kcvo None on record
Charles Astor None on record
The Hon Tania Astor None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales