Recognising our donors

The National Open Youth Orchestra would not be possible without the generous support of our donors. We are very grateful to the following funders:

Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Boshier Hinton Foundation
The Bruce Wake Charitable Trust
The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust
Borrows Charitable Trust
The Radcliffe Trust
The Steel Charitable Trust
RVW Trust
The Starfish Trust

Open Up Music, the registered charity that powers The National Open Youth Orchestra is also funded by:

Arts Council England
Garfield Weston
Scops Arts Trust


Contact us

If you are a grant making body, please get in touch with Alison Maxhuni, our Trust and Foundations Manager (she/her) by emailing

If you would be interested in becoming a corporate sponsor, or would like to make a donation, please contact our  Individual Giving and Major Donor Manager Edd Smith (he/him) by emailing or calling 07309 128387.