• Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO
  • HeadquartersUnited Kingdom
  • Founded2007
The British Asian Trust supports the development of a South Asia that is free from inequality and injustice. They were founded in 2007 by HRH The Prince of Wales and a group of visionary British Asian business leaders and they back sustainable solutions that enable people to truly unlock their potential, more than three million people already. By enabling their supporters to turn their values into action, they transform lives. Together they will support a South Asia that is better for all. THEIR CAUSES Addressing key challenges. Spotlighting urgent, hidden issues Through cause-focussed funds they bring together core investments and key stakeholders. This brings greater impact for both disadvantaged communities and donors. To ensure your donations make the most impact, they work through local charities. Each one has a proven track record, and all are selected with rigorous due diligence. - Education - Livelihoods - Mental Health / Disability - Anti-trafficking APPROACH The sheer scale of the challenge demands a holistic approach. Their aim is to achieve greater impact on disadvantaged communities by working with those passionate about supporting people in South Asia. Research Through research they identify the most urgent issues, together with innovative, high-impact, scalable solutions. They provide thought leadership and help supporters see where they can have the most impact. Convene They galvanise multiple stakeholders to form powerful alliances, bringing together vital funds, skills and influence. By mobilising collective action, they ensure the whole solution is greater than the sum of its parts. Amplify They spotlight uncomfortable and taboo issues. They amplify the voices of the most marginalised and vulnerable people to inspire high impact action.  

Where is British Asian Trust
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Staff at British Asian Trust have experience in


  • development
  • research & development
  • grant management
  • work
  • monitoring / evaluation


  • pakistan
  • sri lanka
  • switzerland
  • bangladesh
  • india


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • international experience

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Company Offices
  • United Kingdom (headquarters)
  • London
  • Colour Court, St. James Palace


Primary Funders

Contract Awards

Incubator for Urban Youth Entrepreneurs

Citi Foundation
24 Jul 2017