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Funder, Recipient, Publisher
Org IDs
GB-CHC-1144091, GB-COH-07706036
Other Names used in the data

Nesta has been identified using different organisation identifiers within the 360Giving data.

Nesta has been referred to using several different names in the 360Giving data.

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As Funder

Nesta appears in the 360Giving data as a funder of grants. Here is an overview of the grants they have funded.


Total Grants
Earliest Award
04 Oct 2011
Latest Award
10 Jun 2024

Nesta makes grants in 6 currencies.

Currency Grants Total Amount Greatest Amount Smallest Amount
GBP 1,573 £110,265,198 £8,000,000 £100
KES 10 31,398,260 7,204,166 5,000
TZS 1 14,670,000 14,670,000 14,670,000
ZAR 6 3,408,776 1,036,475 99,784
USD 43 $1,417,889 $125,000 $2,000
EUR 4 €255,000 €200,000 €15,000
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As Recipient

Nesta appears in the 360Giving data as a recipient of grants. Here is an overview of the grants they have received.


Total Grants
Earliest Award
21 May 2012
Latest Award
30 Jan 2024
Total Grants
Greatest Amount
Smallest Amount
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This table shows the funders who have made grants to Nesta

Funders (GBP)

Funder Grants Total Largest Smallest
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 12 £6,875,243 £2,300,000 £10,000
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy 6 £6,865,632 £6,137,269 £-8
The National Lottery Community Fund 5 £6,635,974 £5,480,502 £100,000
Cabinet Office 2 £372,500 £240,000 £132,500
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation 2 £2,000,000 £1,000,000 £1,000,000
Nesta 2 £139,787 £90,000 £49,787
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, UK Branch 1 £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Department for Education 1 £3,126,607 £3,126,607 £3,126,607
Nuffield Foundation 1 £488,008 £488,008 £488,008
The Dunhill Medical Trust 1 £100,000 £100,000 £100,000

As Publisher

Nesta appears in the 360Giving data as a publisher of grants, identified with the 360Giving Publisher prefix 360G-nesta.

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Here is an overview of grants published by Nesta.

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Nesta grants awarded from 2011 2024-07-22T00:01:49+01:00 Nesta