The current Trust Secretary, David Jackson, is retiring, so the Trustees are recruiting an Executive Officer to replace him. Please see the Vacancy
page for details of procedure and application dates.
The Sir John Fisher Foundation is a charitable trust (UK registered charity number 277844), established in 1980 by Sir John and Lady Maria Fisher. The Foundation's objective is to distribute its income to charitable causes, throughout the UK, but with special regard to those based in and working for the benefit of people living in Barrow-in-Furness and the Furness Peninsula.
The Foundation supports charitable causes particularly in the six categories of Maritime, Medical and Disability, Education, Music, Arts and Community projects in Barrow-in-Furness and the Furness Peninsula.
There are two Trustees meetings per year to allocate grants, at the beginning of May and November. Closing dates for applications are on the How to apply and Feedback page.
Please contact us if you would like to make an application for funding support.
Ulverston Inshore Rescue Craft saving lives with the help of funding from
Sir John Fisher Foundation