Jarrold contributes to the communities of Norwich and Norfolk in many different ways. Requests for charitable donations on behalf of the company are usually referred to the John Jarrold Trust. Over many years Directors and other staff have also been involved in local institutions and charities as Trustees, Governors or Board Directors. The Company recognises that it is important for the healthy development of the community in which it operates to participate in this way.

At present, David Hill, Chairman, is a Governor of the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library and the John Innes Foundation. He was Chairman of Norwich HEART until August 2012. Christopher Doggett is Treasurer of the Norfolk Deaf Association and Michelle Jarrold is a Governor of Norwich School. Caroline Jarrold, Community Affairs Adviser, is a Director of  The Forum Trust, Chair of Norwich Philharmonic Society and was formerly Chair of VisitNorwich and the Norfolk & Norwich Festival. John Adams, Managing Director at Jarrold Retail, represents the company on Norwich BID

David Hill and Caroline Jarrold are Deputy Lieutenants for Norfolk. David was the High Sheriff of Norfolk for 2022 -23 and Caroline Jarrold is Sheriff of Norwich for 2021 – 23.

Jarrold Retail Fundraising Activities

Jarrold Retail choses a charity or group of charities each year to support through fundraising activities. For the latest information on their activities, see

Norfolk Community Foundation

Jarrold supports the Norfolk Community Foundation through providing office accommodation free of charge. Norfolk Community Foundation was established to encourage giving from individuals and businesses within the community for the benefit of the community and to handle the distribution of grants to qualifying organisations. It has developed to become a major source of grants and manages funds for many different organisations seeking to make a difference within the community. For further information visit