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Armourers Hall crest for Funding and Grants

Funding and Grants

The Armourers & Brasiers' Gauntlet Trust, is an independent charity, closely associated with the Armourers & Brasiers' Company. The Gauntlet Trust gives grants to small charities, supports science in schools, funds education and research in Materials Science at university level and rewards excellence in technical disciplines and leadership in its affiliated units of the UK's armed forces.

About the Company

The main purpose of the Worshipful Company of Armourers and Brasiers is to promote Materials Science in the United Kingdom. It does this through its charitable giving and networking activities. The Company exists also to maintain its historic home, Armourers’ Hall, a scheduled ancient monument and Grade II* listed building, on a site which it has occupied uninterruptedly since 1346. In 2022 The Company celebrated its 700th anniversary with a programme of events and charitable projects.