The J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust was endowed by Sir John Paul Getty, KBE, who died in April 2003 in London. He had lived in England since the 1970s. The Trust started distributing funds in 1986 and over the next thirty years it has awarded a total of around £100 million in grants to thousands of charities across the United Kingdom. Further information can be found through the Charity Commission web site. The Trust is now closed to applications.