To ensure our independence, the Royal Society is funded from a variety of sources.
Support from foundations, corporations and donors
Gifts from foundations, corporations and individual donors, as well as legacies in the form of bequests and contributions received in the memory of others, help us maintain our independence, influence and lead scientific discovery and create a future for scientific excellence. To find out more, please contact the Development team at firstname.lastname@example.org or on +44 207 451 2211.
Grants from government
We receive a grant from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to support our work on scientific excellence and innovation, science and mathematics education, international activities and science communication activities.
Download the Grant Delivery Plan 2016-2020 (PDF).
The Trustees’ Report and Financial statements are available here.