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.

Clore Prize Fund

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the Foundation is making a £500,000 anniversary Prize Fund available to all Clore Fellows. It wants to celebrate a decade of investment in leadership training by backing the most creative and inspirational projects its Clore Fellows can devise. See for details.

Clore Graduate Scholarships

The Foundation is supporting a Clore Graduate Scholarship at the University of Oxford. The Scholarship is open to students who have been accepted for doctoral studies in English in October 2014. See

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 5 of the Awards, click here. Round 6 of the awards is now closed. An announcement of the award winners will be made late spring 2014.

A new building for the Jewish community

JW3, the new Jewish Community Centre for London - a project initiated by Dame Vivien Duffield in 2002 and supported by the Foundation - is now open. For more information, click here.

Clore Learning Spaces

The Foundation is particularly interested in funding Clore Learning Spaces within cultural organisations. To see the map of all current and future Clore Learning spaces, click here.

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.


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).