Many of our Patrons and Vice Patrons are former Trustees of the Foundation and continue to act as ambassadors in supporting and promoting the work we do in the local community, for which we are extremely grateful.

rjewson - Square“Norfolk has given a great deal to a great many people and organisations. Now we can show our gratitude by giving something back and watching it grow and support our communities now and in the future.” – Richard Jewson, HM Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk, Joint Patron of Norfolk Community Foundation


 Bishop“Norfolk Community Foundation will benefit us all, and help us care for each other better.” – The Rt Rev Graham James, Lord Bishop of Norwich, Joint Patron of Norfolk Community Foundation

Vice Patrons:

Lord Theodore Agnew, Robert Ashton, Sir Nicholas Bacon Bt DL, Sir Jeremy Bagge Bt DL, Caroline Barratt, Charles Barratt, Carol Bundock DL, Charlotte Carter, Peter Colby, Graham Dacre, Christopher Dicker, Peter Franzen OBE, Paul Morgan, Ardeshir Naghshineh, The Rt Hon the Baroness Shephard of Northwold JP DL, Tim Procter, Anne Sloman OBE and David Wright.


Norfolk Community Foundation would like to pay tribute to Vice Patron, John Alston CBE DL who died in February 2015. He did so much for the county of Norfolk and was a great ambassador and supporter of the work of the Foundation.