Garfield Weston Foundation
The Garfield Weston Foundation was founded in 1958 as a UK based, general grant-giving charity endowed by the late Garfield H. Weston and members of his family.
At 5 April 2006, the Foundation owned 79.2 per cent of Wittington Investments Limited, a company registered in England. Wittington Investments is the ultimate holding company of Associated British Foods plc, which is listed on the International Stock Exchange, and Fortnum and Mason plc and Heal’s plc. Under the terms of the Trust Deed, the investment in the Wittington Investments Limited group of companies forms the permanent capital endowment of the Foundation and the trustees may not dispose of those investments except by a unanimous vote of all the trustees. 
The Foundation awards grants to organisation for work in various fields including:
In the year ended 5 April 2006 the Foundation paid out grants totallling £38,023,110.
For the year ended April 2006, the Trustees had income reserves of £21.7 million.
- Guy H Weston, Chairman
- R Nancy Baron
- Miriam L Burnett
- Camilla H W Dalglish
- Catrina A Hobhouse
- Jana R Khayat
- Sophia M Mason
- Eliza L Mitchell
- W Galen Weston OC Non-executive director of Associated British Foods plc; Chairman and president of George Weston Limited, Canada; Chairman of Selfridges & Co. Limited; Non-executive director of Wittington Investments Limited
- George G Weston Director of Associated British Foods plc; Managing Director of Westmill Foods, Allied Bakeries and George Weston Foods Ltd (Australia) he has been a member of the ABF board since 1999.
Contact, References and Resources
- Garfield Weston Foundation 2006 Annual Report and Accounts STRUCTURE, GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT, accessed 6 October 2007