The Bulldog Trust
Two Temple Place is owned and run by the charitable trust, The Bulldog Trust. Founded by Richard Q Hoare in 1983, the Bulldog Trust has given financial and advisory assistance to charities for over 30 years. See www.bulldogtrust.org for more details.
In addition to running Two Temple Place, the Bulldog Trust now runs all its grant-making activities through The Fore, also based at the house.
Opened in March 2017, The Fore matches the skills and resources of the business community with the most talented social entrepreneurs across the UK to increase connections, share skills and strengthen society as a whole. www.thefore.org
Following a rigorous screening and due diligence process, early-stage charities and social enterprises are offered unrestricted grants of up to £30,000, strategic support and valuable networking opportunities. The model gives smaller organisations access to resources often available only to well-established players, and provides businesses with a pipeline of impactful grassroots organisations to invest in. The Fore model is based on a successful four year pilot designed and run by The Bulldog Trust with the generous support of The Golden Bottle Trust.