Georgina Nayler joined The Pilgrim Trust as Director in 1996. She has worked in grant giving throughout her career. She leads the team in assessing applications for grants and working with applicants, assisting with the presentation of their projects to the Trustees. Georgina also chairs the National Cataloguing Grants Programme for Archives and has led the fundraising for this. The Programme has attracted over £3.6 million from a variety of funders, including two foundations in the USA. In addition, she works with the Association of Independent Museums, the National Manuscripts Conservation Trust, the National Churches Trust and the Church Buildings Council on various collaborative grant schemes.