The Trust was established in 1998 in memory of Anna Plowden who was a pioneering conservator in the private sector.

Through our grants and other activities we support the development of skills in conservation and also help to raise awareness of conservation.  

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  1. Conservation Bursaries awarded for 2014-15

    A record number of Conservation Bursaries were awarded by the Anna Plowden Trust's Trustees at their recent meeting thanks to the generosity of many funders who have helped increase the funds the Trust has available for bursaries. Seventeen bursaries have been awarded to individuals who will be studying on 12 different conservation programmes at fifteen institutions.

    21/06/2014 - 17:35

  2. Remaining application deadlines for 2014

    The Trust welcomes applications from existing conservators for CPD Grants towards the costs of short specialist courses or attendance at major conferences. The final 2014 deadline for these grants is September 25th, 2014.   Deadlines for 2015 Conservation Training Bursaries and for CPD grants will be announced in early 2015.

    28/10/2013 - 19:44

  3. More companies support the Anna Plowden Trust

    We are delighted to announce that more companies operating in the conservation sector have agreed to lend their support to the Anna Plowden Trust.   The most recent companies to become Corporate Supporters are: Archetype Publications Richard Rogers Conservation Maney Publishing MOMART

    25/10/2013 - 08:01

  4. Willard Conservation supports the Anna Plowden Trust

    The Trustees are delighted to announce that Willard Conservation Ltd, one of the World's leading producers of conservation tools and equipment, have agreed to become Founder Corporate Supporters of the Anna Plowden Trust.  

    26/06/2013 - 16:32