Kew Foundation

Established as an independent charity in 1990, Kew Foundation raises much needed funds through legacies and investments to support the work of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Until 1 July 2017 it also managed Kew's Friends membership scheme and other fundraising activities which now sit within Kew Enterprises.

Kew Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees. In the 2015/16 financial year, its activities contributed approximately 19% of RBG Kew’s annual income. For further information on how funds raised by Kew Foundation have supported Kew’s work in the last financial year, please read our Annual Report

If you would like to support Kew by leaving a legacy, further information can be found on our Leave a gift in your will page.

The Foundation and Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a registered charity no. 803428.  Registered in England and Wales.

Company Number 2499006
Registered address: 47 Kew Green, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB

To view Kew Foundation's Statutory Accounts for 2016 / 2017, please click here


Board of Trustees for Kew Foundation

  • Marcus Agius (Chair)
  • Jan Pethick
  • Charles Sherwood
  • Johanna Waterous
  • Ian Karet