Many of the trust’s successes over the years have stemmed from the trustees’ willingness to take a view on an organisation and offer more than just financial help.
Head of Grants
Lena Baumgartner joined the Bulldog Trust in January 2017 to manage the expansion of the grants programme. Prior to moving to the Trusts she worked for New Philanthropy Capital for nine years, where she headed the funder team and most recently worked as Deputy Director of Research and Consulting. Lena has a degree in Modern History and Politics from the University of Oxford, and a MSc in Global Politics from the London School of Economics. She is a trustee of the Marple Charitable Trust, a grant-maker funding in Islington and Ghana.