Ellie Stout – Head of Grants
Ellie’s professional experience is informed by a commitment to inclusion, including supporting young people through roles in national, regional and grassroots organisations. This includes programme management for The Prince’s Trust and East Midlands’s Bridge organisation The Mighty Creatives as well as grassroots activity through London based Pan Intercultural Arts. Prior to joining the Rothschild Foundation in 2017, Ellie managed the implementation of Arts Council South East’s diversity strategy, with a focus on increasing access to funding for under-represented groups. Ellie also has a voluntary role on the Grants Panel of Wiltshire Community Foundation.
Leona Forsyth – Grants Manager
Leona has been a Grants Manager at the Rothschild Foundation since 2017. She has a particular interest in our work which benefits the arts and criminal justice sectors and young people, including collaborating with the Education Team at Waddesdon. Prior to the Foundation, Leona worked in fundraising for more than 10 years for charities including UNICEF, the Open University and Royal Court. She currently has a voluntary role on the Grants Committee of the Harpur Trust, a place-based grant-maker in Bedford.