The Royal Academy of Engineering
is a charity (Registered no. 293074). Many of its
activities are funded by government – others receive
generous support from charitable trusts, companies,
Fellows of the Academy and other private donors.
visions and ambitions are set out in its
Plan for 2011-15 (550KB). Realising these, particularly in a
challenging economic climate, requires the Academy
to build and nurture relationships with supporters,
potential and current on an ongoing basis. The
Academy’s Development team leads these efforts.
recent years fundraising has helped the Academy
achieve significant progress, increasing the reach
and capacity of its programmes and creating the
Forum for engineering. The latter project was
completed in 2012 following a successful campaign
which raised £6.5m.
In these pages you can learn
more about the Academy’s Development activities and
how they are helping do more to support excellence
in engineering, create the next generation of
engineering talent and move engineering to the
centre of society.
the Academy aims to build on its progress by raising
an additional £8m for programme delivery so as to
increase the impact of its leading role in
Education and engagement - increasing
the size and diversity of the pool of engineering
talent available in the UK.
Society and government
– informing debate and furthering understanding of
Research and industry –
supporting world-class UK research in strategic and
Prizes and awards –
encouraging and rewarding engineering excellence
Research in strategic and emerging technologies
Prizes and awards – encouraging and rewarding engineering excellence
Opportunities for partnering with the Academy are illustrated in this
Engineering in Partnership brochure (190KB).
Further details of
Programmes the Academy is seeking
further support for can be seen here. Over the coming years the
Academy will also seek to fund:
Activities at the
Forum for engineering – distinctive influential
events which will raise the profile of engineering
in the UK
Further capital projects at the Academy
– building on the success of the Forum for
Development Advisory Board
Development Advisory Board is chaired by Dick Olver
FREng, Chairman of BAE Systems plc, and includes
Academy Fellows and other individuals similarly
committed to raising the recognition of the
contribution engineering and engineers make to the
health and wealth of our society.
Advisory Board members are listed here.
list of companies, organisations and individuals
supporting the Academy can be found here.
The Academy values all donations it
receives. If you would like to make a personal
contribution, please click here. If you are a company or charitable
trust please contact the Development staff.
Contact details for the Academy’s Development staff.