Who we are


The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce): an enlightenment organisation committed to finding innovative creative practical solutions to today’s social challenges. Through its ideas, research and 27,000-strong Fellowship, it seeks to harness the extraordinary amount of untapped creative potential in society - by empowering people to be active participants in creating a better world. Find out more about our mission.

RSA Fellows are shaping the solutions to today’s most pressing social problems. If you are not already a Fellow, find out how you can become one.  

The RSA is registered as a charity in England and Wales no. 212424 and in Scotland no. SC037784. We receive no public funding and are dependent on fellowship subscriptions, sponsorship and donations from individuals, companies and charitable foundations in order to carry out our important work. Find out how you can support the RSA or explore sponsorship opportunities.