Our Partnerships

Browse or filter to find stories about our past and present grants. We do not accept unsolicited applications for funding – instead we select our partnerships based on shared values and mutual interests: creating access to opportunities, improving health and well-being, and investing in our communities and environment.

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Access to Opportunity
Geography: Gibraltar | Year: 2009-2019

Kusuma Trust University Talks

Nearly all Gibraltarian students who are interested in university education apply to institutions in the UK, but distance and familiarity are both barriers to entry.

Access to Opportunity
Geography: United Kingdom | Year: 2015-2020

The Sutton Trust – Pathways to STEM

When Anurag and Soma settled in London, they began looking around the UK for ways to improve access to opportunity and education.

Access to Opportunity
Geography: India | Year: 2011-2015

The Akshaya Patra Foundation – Midday Meals

In 1995, in response to child malnutrition, the Government of India launched the National Programme of Nutritional Support to Primary Education.

Access to Opportunity
Geography: Gibraltar | Year: 2008-2018

Kusuma Trust Excellence Prize

Open to students who gain exceptional results at A-level or at undergraduate level, each successful applicant is given a one-off grant of £3,000.

Health & Wellbeing
Geography: United Kingdom | Year: 2018-2020

The Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity – Organ Care Systems

Organ Care Systems is a new technology that’s revolutionising the success of critical heart transplants, drastically improving the outlook for patients.

Research
Geography: India | Year: 2011-2016

The Centre for Internet & Society

Based in Bangalore, the Centre for Internet & Society is the leading civil society organisation in the country lobbying for rights related to the internet.

Community & Environment
Geography: Gibraltar | Year: 2011-2013

Kusuma Promenade at Europa Point, Gibraltar

Europa Point is a mythic and prominent landmark on Gibraltar – the southernmost point of the island and one of the famous Pillars of Hercules.

Access to Opportunity
Geography: United Kingdom | Year: 2019-2023

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL)

Find out how we’re helping ZSL London Zoo transform their historic aviary and add a state of the art community and education space.

Access to Opportunity
Geography: India | Year: 2009-2011

iPartner India

Find out how a small UK-based organisation is helping create a more just and equitable society in India