The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund is delighted to announce the appointment of three new trustees to The Prince’s Countryside Fund board: Heather Hancock, Steve Murrells, and Baroness Kate Rock (L-R, above).
Record sales and a new look for UK’s largest organic supermarket brand - Waitrose has revealed its organic range, Waitrose Duchy Organic, has generated over £30m for The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund, since the brand was licensed exclusively to Waitrose just over a decade ago.
Emma Billings and her family farm near Louth in Lincolnshire took part in The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme (PFRP), run by The Prince’s Countryside Fund, in 2018. The Prince’s Countryside Fund which is part of The Prince of Wales's Charitable Fund, was established by The Prince of Wales in 2010 and exists to improve the prospects of family farm businesses and the quality of rural life.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall have today published their Annual Review covering the period from April 2019 to March 2020. The report highlights a busy year of 580 engagements across 14 countries covering a huge array of activity including the D-Day 75th anniversary commemorations, His Royal Highness’s first trip to the Solomon Islands and the launch of The Prince’s Sustainable Markets Initiative.
Our Founder, The Prince of Wales has delivered a virtual keynote speech to launch the start of Climate Week NYC. Run in coordination with the United Nations, Climate Week brings together international figures from the private, public and philanthropic sectors to discuss climate action.
The Prince’s Countryside Fund’s highly successful initiative, The Prince’s Farm Resilience Programme, is open for family farm businesses from across the UK to sign up. Registration opens from September 7th until October 31st, 2020, but workshops will take place when local social distancing regulations allow.