The AKO Foundation (the ‘Foundation’) was founded by Nicolai Tangen and registered as a United Kingdom charity in April 2013.  Its primary focus is the making of grants to projects which improve education, promote the arts or mitigate climate problems.  As of January 2020, the Foundation has been funded with a total income of more than £300 million.  The Foundation does not seek applications for grants and will generally not make grants in response to unsolicited applications received.

AKO Foundation

For more information about the AKO Foundation and the many organisations it supports, please follow this link to the Foundation’s website,

Please click here if you would like a copy of the AKO Foundation’s financial statements which include information on the entities supported.