Welcome to the Parasol Foundation

The Parasol Foundation Trust was established in Gibraltar 2004. Since then it has given over £30,000,000 in health, heritage and education grants in Gibraltar, UK, India, Israel, US, Spain and elsewhere. Ruth Parasol is the principal benefactress of the Trust, giving much of her time and money to the Trust. She lead the founding of and heads the ongoing agenda of the International Advisory Board which guides the grants. In addition, Ruth Parasol continues to personally fund the Trust with additional money.

Since 2004:


$3,000,000 Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Parasol Foundation Women Cancer Research Center
£800,000 BIRAX British Council and Israel Joint Scientific Research
$2,000,000 Marin General Hospital The new Emergency Room
£1,300,000 Gibraltar Health Authority Digital Mammography Unit for St. Bernard Hospital


$400,000 University of San Francisco Parasol Scholarships for female STEM students
£700,000 University of Gibraltar Parasol Scholarships in Business
£800,000 Cambridge University Darwin Library, Cambridge Women’s Boat Club and the Parasol Scholarship for female STEM studendts
$3,000,000 Tel-Aviv University The creation and ongoing support of The Parasol International LL.M. Program
£125,000 Prince’s Trust The support of women participating in the Get Started Programs
$600,000 Atidim Parasol Scholarships for female STEM students in high-school and university


$300,000 Space IL Efforts to get an Israeli spacecraft to land on the moon
£170,000 Heritage of London Trust Reconstruction and renovation of female-inspired monuments

Lifting up special students and research ideas, preserving a piece of history, contributing to a park, helping make a dream come true, this is what we are about.

Ruth Parasol

Principal Benefactress

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10 John Mackintosh Square,
GX11 1AA, Gibraltar