Barker-Mill Foundation

The Barker-Mill Foundation (BMF) was established in 1995 from funds provided by members of the Barker-Mill family in memory of their late father and grandfather, Peter Barker-Mill. The Foundation mainly makes donations to local charities, schools, organisations and individuals needing support, primarily in south west Hampshire.

This year, the Foundation is celebrating reaching it’s £4 million donation milestone, following over 20 years of donations given to local Hampshire causes.

Some of our recent donations include:

To find out more about the projects we have supported click here

The Southampton Cultural Development Trust (SCDT) which recently received its’ fourth largest donation from the BMF. The £100,000 funds will aid the trust in what will be an event of global significance, as Southampton prepares to commemorate the 400thanniversary sailing of the Mayflower.

The Haven for Wessex Appeal saw the charity reach its £600,000 target with thanks to a £100,000 donation from the Barker-Mill Foundation which has been used to open a new centre for relaxation and support in Titchfield

Over £500,000 was donated to the arts sector to help champion and develop arts and culture in Southampton. This contribution supported the creation of an arts complex in Guildhall Square – a new home for the Nuffield Theatre and John Hansard Gallery – a place where ZoieLogic Dance Theatre resides who also received a £15,000 donation to support their events programme

The Murray Parish Trust (MPT) received £40,000 as part of a match funding campaign aimed at helping raise £2million towards building a brand new Pediatric Emergency and Trauma Department at the University Hospital Southampton.

The Marchwood Scout & Guide Building Management Committee received an impressive donation of £100,000 to assist in the development of a new building for the use of the general public as well as the Scouts and Guides.