Cara receives financial and in-kind support for its work from a variety of organisations. We and our beneficiaries offer heartfelt thanks for their continued support.

Current Supporters

All charities need funds, and Cara and its beneficiaries offer heartfelt thanks for donors’ continued support.  A number of funders have requested anonymity, but Cara is happy publicly to acknowledge the generosity of the following:

UK Universities

David and Claudia Harding Foundation

Dowager Countess Eleanor Peel Trust

Ernest Hecht Charitable Foundation

Freedom House

Garfield Weston Foundation

Harbour Foundation

International Student House

John Innes Centre


Murdoch Trust

National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB)

Neuberger Family

Open Society Institute Budapest Foundation (OSI)

Redevco Foundation

Sir Hans Krebs Trust

Sir Joseph Hotung Charitable Settlement

Society for Applied Microbiology

Worshipful Company of World Traders 

We would like to acknowledge also the valuable support given to our Syria Programme by Columbia Global Centers in Istanbul, by Elsevier, and by the Society for Research into Higher Education.

Cara also receives a number of donations in memory.

Past Supporters

A B Charitable Trust, Arcadia, Ali Al Ferzat, The Bromley Trust, Calverts, Camu Art Ltd, The Cartoon Museum, The Columbia University Middle East Research Centre, The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund, Econet, Edina Trust, European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights, European Refugee Fund, The Freemasons’ Grand Charity, The Funding Network, Fungal Infection Trust, Gatsby Charitable Foundation, Graduate Women International, ICORN, Jacaranda Images, Jamie Mason, Kohn Foundation, Maurice Wohl Charitable Foundation, Mosaic Syria, Network for Social Change, New Hall Art Collection, The Nuffield Foundation, Sir Christopher Ondaatje, Society for General Microbiology, Open Society Institute, Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Pentagram Designs Ltd., The Philanthropic Collaborative, Private Eye, The Rayne Foundation, Sir Tim Rice, The Rothschild Foundation, Sigrid Rausing Trust, Staffords Gallery, ToonPool, Vodafone Foundation ‘World of Difference’, Wellcome Trust, The Westminster Abbey Votive Candle Fund, Wolfson Foundation.

“As the war went on, with no foreseeable ending, I knew that those dreams were on the verge of being lost. I thought I would have to enlist in the military and all I felt was despair … Cara saved my dreams from dying. Its understanding and compassion gave me hope again.”

Cara Fellow from Syria