Masterclass Sponsorship and Support

The Royal Institution Masterclass programme is generously supported by a network of funders and volunteers.

Sponsors & supporters

The Royal Institution Masterclass programme is generously supported by The Clothworkers' Foundation and a number of other funders, including those who offer in-kind support. 

Sponsors for our Mathematics Masterclass network include The Mercers' Company for Primary Mathematics and Dulverton Trust for Secondary Mathematics.

Other Mathematics Masterclasses supporters: Google RISE award, The Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Catherine Cookson Charitable Trust, CHK Charities, Ernest Cook Trust, Ernst & Young LLP, Grimmitt Trust, Rowlands Trust, SFIA, W O Street Charitable Trust, Wixamtree Trust and the 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust.

Sponsors for our Engineering Masterclass network include The ERA Foundation, Kirby Laing Foundation and Reece Foundation.

Other Engineering Masterclasses supporters: Golden Bottle Trust, A G Manley Trust and DS Smith Plc.

Sponsors of the E&E Grant Schemes are The Clothworkers’ Foundation, The Causeway Foundation and the Brian Mitchell Charitable Trust.

We would like to extend our thanks to all of our existing funders.

In addition, our network of volunteers enables Masterclasses to reach many keen young mathematicians and engineers. On average, providing access to a series of Masterclasses costs £50 per pupil.

Support us

We are keen to expand all three of our networks and would welcome additional funding to build on the success of the Masterclasses. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor please contact our development team at

You can also directly sponsor a local Masterclass group.  If you would like to support a particular group or area, please let us know and we can put you in touch with the local organisers.

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