Offering our support: COVID-19

Published: 13 March 2020 
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Photo credit: Priscilla Du Preez

We understand the challenges that many of the organisations and people we fund may be facing in the context of COVID-19, and we want to be as supportive as we can be.

  • If you are awaiting a payment from us, please be reassured that our processes will ensure these go ahead as scheduled.
  • If you are concerned about meeting any of your reporting requirements, please get in touch – we will be happy to make adjustments and/​or suspend them.
  • If the situation is having an impact on your ability to deliver a programme or your operations more significantly, please don’t stay silent. Get in touch with your Grant Manager and we can decide together what to do. We recommend you contact them via email in the first instance.
  • We are taking this opportunity to reaffirm our current and planned levels of grant spending. We are in the fortunate position of being able to think long-term, and we understand the need for funding will be great.

Paul Hamlyn Foundation has signed up to a joint funder statement coordinated by London Funders. The statement can be viewed here

Our office will be closed from 18 March, but we will continue to work remotely and are contactable by email.