The AKO Foundation was founded by Nicolai Tangen, the CEO of AKO Capital in April 2013.

About the Foundation

Its primary focus is the making of grants to projects which improve education or promote the arts. Since its inception, and including donations received to date in 2019, the AKO Foundation (“the Foundation”) has been funded with a total income of over £150 million.

The Foundation does not seek applications for grants and will generally not make grants in response to unsolicited applications received.

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University of the Arts


Christ’s Hospital school