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Funders & supporters

Our Funders and Supporters provide financial funding and advisory support to allow the Peter Jones Foundation to develop new programmes and help the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy to continue delivering exceptional educational experiences.

Organisations that have supported the Foundation to date:

Acorn Environment Services Ltd

Acorn Environment Services is a well-established and growing North West company providing bespoke facilities management solutions to a range of customers including local authorities, housing associations, commercial business & domestic customers.


Blackbullion was founded by former private banker Vivi Friedgut who is is deeply passionate about financial education. She established Blackbullion as an independent financial education company with one goal – to help people become money smarter so they can take control of their financial destiny and successfully reach their goals.

CPG Photography

Casey Gutteridge, owner of CPG Photography is a freelance photographer based in Hertfordshire.

Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS)

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) is the department for economic growth and invests in skills and education to promote trade, boost innovation and help people to start and grow a business.

Edge Foundation

The Edge Foundation is an independent education charity who are dedicated to raising the status of technical, practical and vocational learning.

Ex-Military Careers

Ex-Military Careers is a free to use jobs board that helps ex forces personal make the transition from military to civilian life.


Gazelle was created in 2011 by five college principals with an exclusive focus on building a recognisable cluster of entrepreneurial colleges.


Globus is a manufacturer of high performance hand protection products and a world leader in delivering innovative solutions to the most complex hand safety problems faced in the workplace and at home.

Metro Bank PLC

Metro Bank is the UK’s first new High Street Bank in over 100 years, focused on providing exceptional customer service.

National Apprenticeship Service

The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) supports, funds and co-ordinates the delivery of Apprenticeships throughout England.


Pearson is the world’s leading education company. From pre-school to high school, early learning to professional certification, their curriculum materials, multimedia learning tools and testing programmes help to educate millions of people worldwide.


SFEDI is the Government recognised UK Standards Setting Body for Business Support and Business Enterprise.

Skills CFA

Skills CFA is a registered charity promoting skills and qualifications in the workplace.

Skills Funding Agency

The Skills Funding Agency is a partner organisation of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and it exists to fund and promote adult further education (FE) and skills training in England.