We provide grants for schools and student awards, and also present needle-case prizes and book prizes for schools and educational institutions.

These include grants associated with further education in engineering, the study of STEM subjects and organisations associated with the use of needles.

We currently support:

  • Christ’s Hospital School
  • City of London Freemen’s School
  • City of London School for Girls
  • King Edward’s School, Witley
  • Treloar’s School
  • Old Palace School

Past bequests have also enabled us to support:

  • Royal Masonic School for Girls
  • Studley High School
  • Trinity High School
  • Lady Eleanor Holles School

In higher and professional education we support:

  • City and Guilds of London Institute
  • City University
  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • Royal College of Nursing Foundation

We support the Guildhall School of Music and Drama which presents the Needlemakers' Prize for the annual Woodwind Competition and recently launched the Needlemakers' Bursary for a promising woodwind student.

Pictured is Woodwind Prize winner Sophie Creanor performing at the Installation Dinner