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Brunel Institute Donors

Our sincere thanks…

Between May 2008 and December 2010, the SS Great Britain Trust launched and ran the highly successful Brunel Institute Founders' Campaign. The aim was to secure £4.2 million to build the brand new conservation and learning centre and a further £1.8 million towards running costs for the Institute’s education and conservation programmes from 2010 to 2015.

With the first target achieved the Trust is well on our way to providing full funding for the first five years of operation.

The Trust is grateful to everyone who donated to the Founders’ Campaign. In particular, we wish to acknowledge the support of the following Founders, who pledged support of £10,000 or more:

  • John Baker
  • Biffaward
  • John Coates Charitable Trust
  • Ray Daniels
  • Jeremy Dunn
  • Colin Green CBE
  • Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
  • Foyle Foundation
  • J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust
  • Heritage Lottery Fund
  • John & Moyra Horseman
  • Kirby Laing Foundation
  • Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund
  • Linden Homes Western
  • The Lloyd's Register Foundation
  • Medlock Charitable Trust
  • National Manuscript Conservation Trust
  • Andrew Nisbet
  • Royal Commission
  • Sammermar Trust
  • Society of Merchant Venturers
  • Mr & Mrs Jerry Suenson-Taylor
  • Swire Charitable Trust
  • University of Bristol
  • Viridor Credits Environmental Company
  • Wolfson Foundation
  • Plus legacies from the late David MacGregor

and the late April Thornton