Urban&Civic was acquired by the Wellcome Trust in January 2021.

Wellcome is an independent foundation and all its work is funded from an investment portfolio of which Urban&Civic is part.

An in-house team of investment professionals manage Wellcome’s portfolio. Their aim is to maximise returns over the long term to ensure that Wellcome continues to have sustainable resources for its charitable activities.

Wellcome supports discovery research into life, health and wellbeing, and is taking on three worldwide health challenges: mental health, global heating and infectious diseases.