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

About Gatsby


  • Gatsby Review 2021/22

    We have published our latest review, updating you on our work across all of Gatsby's programmes in 2021/22. Click 'Learn More' below to download the full report.

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  • Gatsby's 50th Anniversary

    To mark our half-centenary, we commissioned a book to set out our approach to philanthropy, celebrate our achievements, explore our failures, and reflect on the lessons we have learned. 'A Better World is Possible - The Gatsby Charitable Foundation and Social Progress' was published in September 2017.

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  • Sainsbury Panel Report on Technical Education

    In late 2015 government asked David Sainsbury to chair a panel of experts that would provide clear recommendations for measures that would not only improve, but transform, technical education in England.

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  • Sainsbury Wellcome Centre

    We have partnered with the Wellcome Trust to establish this research centre, where scientists are using 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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  • 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 to address some of the greatest challenges of the 21st century.

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