Welcome to the website of the RVW Trust

The RVW Trust is one of the most significant sources in the UK of funding for contemporary and recent British music. The Trust (UK registered charity no. 1066977) was established by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) in 1956 and it continues to fulfill the purposes he intended. The Trust is not able to make grants towards the performance or promotion of the works of the Founder.

Please use the links on the left for details of the Trust's current grant-making priorities, details of how to apply and other information.

RVW Trust News

The RVW Trust is very pleased to announce that, from 1 September 2018, our new Administrator is Rosie Johnson, previously Executive Director of the Royal Philharmonic Society.


RVW Trust
13 Calico Row
Plantation Wharf
London SW11 3YH

Tel. 020 7223 3385