Clore Duffield - Welcome


The Foundation is a grant-making charity which concentrates its support on cultural learning, creating learning spaces within arts and heritage organisations, leadership training for the cultural and social sectors, social care, and enhancing Jewish life. The Foundation is chaired by Dame Vivien Duffield DBE.

Ten new Clore Learning Spaces Announced

To celebrate its 50th Anniversary, the Foundation has announced 10 new Clore Learning Spaces taking the number across the UK to 50. The new donations span urban and rural locations, large and small organisations from fossil collections to art, craft, ballet and music and the Foundation’s first within a school. Click here for more details. For a map of the full 50 Clore Learning Spaces click here.

Clore Prize Fund

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the Foundation has made a £500,000 anniversary Prize Fund available to all Clore Fellows. This will celebrate a decade of investment in leadership training by backing the most creative and inspirational projects its Clore Fellows can devise. Applications are now closed – Winners to be announced on 4 November 2014.

Clore Poetry and Literature Awards

The Awards are open to schools, colleges, community groups and other arts/cultural organisations, and fund poetry and literature initiatives for under 19s costing between £1,000 and £10,000. Click here for more details. To see the list of recipients for Round 6 of the Awards, click here. The closing date for Round 7 of the awards is Friday 6 March 2015.

Leadership training

The Foundation has created two Leadership programmes, the Clore Leadership Programme for the cultural sector, launched in 2004, and the Clore Social Leadership Programme, launched in 2009.

Cultural Learning Alliance

The Foundation is a supporter of the Alliance, a collective voice working to ensure that all children and young people have meaningful access to culture.To sign-up to the CLA, and to download ImagineNation: The Case for Cultural Learning, visit the Cultural Learning Alliance website here. Follow the CLA on Twitter, Facebook or Linkedin.

A new building for the Jewish community

JW3, the new Jewish Community Centre for London - a project initiative by Dame Vivien Duffield – is now open. For more information click here.


All the images which appear on this site are Award winning entries to the Artworks: Young Artist of the Year Awards (2000-2004) or from projects funded by the Clore Performing Arts Awards (2005-2010).