Become a Corporate Patron

By becoming a Corporate Patron of the Royal Hospital Chelsea you will not only help us offer care and support for veterans today, but you will also help maintain this unique and historic site for the Chelsea Pensioners of the future. As a Corporate Patron you will receive the following:

Recognition of you support

Brand Awareness

  • Company logo, with hyperlink, displayed on the Corporate Patrons page of our website
  • Acknowledgement in Home Front; Our bi-annual newsletter
  • Receive copies of Home Front for distribution to your staff
  • Acknowledgement in other Royal Hospital Chelsea communications, including e-newsletters and social media
  • Receive a certificate of thanks to display at your business
  • Offered first option to support projects in need of funding and Royal Hospital Chelsea sponsorship opportunities (e.g. Governor’s Review, fundraising events and other unique opportunities)

Staff Engagement

  • Your staff can participate in the Royal Hospital Chelsea’s fundraising activities, including our annual street collections
  • Annual talk from a Chelsea Pensioner volunteer speaker at one of your events or at your offices
  • A private tour of the Royal Hospital Chelsea for up to 20 guests


  • As a Corporate Patron you will join our network of loyal supporters; this includes the 2,000 individuals who are part of our Friends of the Royal Hospital Chelsea scheme
  • Invitations to Friends events, including drinks receptions, exclusive talks and the Christmas carol concert in the Wren Chapel
  • Invitation to attend our Founder’s Day Parade
  • Invitation to an exclusive annual corporate networking event attended by fellow Corporate Patrons, corporate supporters and key figures within the Hospital and beyond

Corporate Patrons will receive two invitations per event.  Additional tickets can be purchased.  Subject to availability.

Sustainability and efficiency

To help the Royal Hospital Chelsea plan for the future, we ask our Corporate Patrons to commit to supporting us for a minimum of three years.  This helps us to budget effectively and operate in the most efficient way possible, for the benefit of the Chelsea Pensioners.


Cost: £12,000 per annum

A minimum payment of £756 (including VAT) secures all Corporate Patron benefits.  The balance of £11,244 is a suggested donation, but you may purchase the benefits package separately without making a further donation.  The split between benefits and donation for VAT purposes remains the same as VAT is included in the benefits amount.

To find out more about becoming a Corporate Patron or supporter of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, or have other fundraising initiatives you would like to discuss please contact Rachael Ferguson, Corporate Partnerships Officer:

T: 020 7881 5243


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