The Textile Conservation Foundation's purpose is to support textile conservation, education and research and this it does primarily by supporting the Centre for Textile Conservation, which is part of the University of Glasgow.

The Foundation worked with the University of Glasgow to establish the Centre, which was opened by HRH The Princess Royal and which is the successor to the TCC. You can find out more about the history of the Foundation here and about the TCC here.

The Foundation's Trustees are:

  • Clare Meredith ACR FIIC, Chairman 
  • Shona Malcolm, Honorary Treasurer
  • Katie Antonio
  • Dr Mary Brooks
  • Ian Gow
  • Caroline Lorimer
  • Professor Nick Pearce

The charity's President is the Duke of Wellington and its Vice President is Lucinda Chetwode.

The TCF is a charity registered in England and Wales (269430) and in Scotland (SC044036); it is also a company limited by guarantee (1208092).