How to get involved

The majority of our giving is channelled to local causes through our Community Matters schemes.

We do not give money to individuals, religious or political groups or third-party fundraising. If you are a charity or not for profit organisation interested in getting in touch, please contact us through one of the channels below.

  • Community Matters
    If you are a local charity or not for profit organisation and have a cause you think we could support, contact the Champion for Community Giving at your local Waitrose & Partners shop or the Community Liaison Coordinator at your local John Lewis & Partners shop. Alternatively you can email:

  • The Golden Jubilee Trust
    If you are a UK-registered charity and would like to highlight a potential secondment opportunity to our Partners please email:

  • The John Lewis & Partners Foundation
    For more information visit

  • The Waitrose & Partners Foundation
    For more information visit

  • John Spedan Lewis Foundation
    The foundation provides finance for horticulture, ornithology, entomology and associated environmental education and conservation projects. Preference for funding is given to small projects with an educational content. For further information email:

  • John Spedan Lewis Trust for the Advancement of Natural Sciences
    The Trust was established in 1955, in honour of John Spedan Lewis and supports volunteers during conservation projects on our Leckford farm nature reserves. For further information email: