The Pilgrim Trust gives grants totalling approximately two million pounds each year to charities and other public bodies. Sixty percent of funding is directed towards the preservation projects aimed at preserving the fabric of architecturally or historically important buildings, or project working to preserve historically significant artifacts or documents. Forty percent of funding is allocated towards social welfare needs, we currently focus our support on projects that help women and girls who have been or are at risk of being involved in the criminal justice system.
The priority lies in projects that support criminal justice projects, especially where these are difficult to fund. The Pilgrim Trust also supports Preservation and Scholarship, helping causes that find it difficult to raise funds from other sources. We now concentrate our resources on the essential work of collections care and management and the repair of important historic buildings that need to find a new, sustainable use.
The Garden collaborates with The Pilgrim Trust in a range of ways.