The Lord Mayor's Appeal 2013

The Lord Mayor's Appeal 2013

Charity information

The Lord Mayor's Appeal 2013

The Lord Mayor's Appeal 2013 is raising funds to build aspiration and nurture talent, lift children out of poverty, safeguard the environment, and protect and provide access to art in all its forms.

Founded 2012

  • Mission statement

    Our mission is to preserve for future generations some of the most inspirational, precious and fundamental aspects of life that we all take for granted – music, woodland, paintings – and to broaden horizons by providing opportunities for young people from all walks of life to pursue their ambitions.

    The main beneficiary of the Appeal is a new music charity, the City Music Foundation, established to support aspiring professional musicians in the early stages of their careers, through mentoring, performance opportunities and financial support.

    Other beneficiaries include Futures for Kids, the Gifford Wood Appeal, the Harold Samuel Collection and the Lord Mayor’s Scholarships programmes.

  • Aims

    The Lord Mayor's Appeal 2013 aims to:

    • City Music Foundation: To equip each musician with the professional tools they need to promote themselves to a wider audience, and to support themselves financially through music.
    • Gifford Wood Appeal: To plant over 4,500 trees and create a new area of woodland totalling 5 acres for everyone to enjoy.
    • Harold Samuel Collection: To restore and protect this precious collection of Dutch 17th century paintings and make them accessible to a wider audience.
    • Futures for Kids: To generate funds to relieve hardship, poverty, sickness and distress among children and young people in the UK and rest of world.
  • Overview

    Established: November 2012

    Registered Charity Number: 1148976

    Board members: 19

    Full time staff: 4

    Part time staff: 2

    Phone number: 0207 246 2010

    Address: The Mansion House, City of London EC4N 8BH

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