Gatsby is a foundation set up by David Sainsbury to realise his charitable objectives

About Gatsby

Highlights

  • Sainsbury Wellcome Centre

    We are partnering with the Wellcome Trust to establish this new research centre, where scientists will use state-of-the-art techniques to investigate how circuits in the brain process information to create neural representations and guide behaviour.

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  • Technical Education and Skills

    We aim to increase the number of people with Level 3 and 4 STEM skills by promoting the status of science, engineering and IT technicians and supporting technician training pathways and qualifications that deliver real benefit to those who pursue them.

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  • Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge

    The Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University, opened in 2011, houses 150 scientists, technicians and support staff working at the frontiers of knowledge in plant growth and development, addressing some of the greatest challenges of the 21st century.

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  • East African Sector Development

    We fund and implement programmes that aim to transform the performance of key sectors in East Africa by tackling both immediate constraints and long-term structural challenges. Ultimately we look to build competitive and profitable sectors with the mechanisms to adapt to future circumstances, ensuring sustainable growth while creating jobs and raising incomes.

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