About the charity

Who we are
The BGI is a national voice for videogame culture, heritage and education.

Our charity runs a wide range of social impact programmes that empower people from all backgrounds to:

  • Play through accessible and creative experiences that engage and inspire.
  • Collaborate through inclusive communities, research, discussions and teamwork.
  • Learn through informal, formal and vocational learning.

The Charity
The BGI is a Charitable Independent Organisation number 1183530. The charity’s objects are to advance the education of the public in general in the art, science, history and technology of digital games by:

  • the development and maintenance of a museum;
  • the provision and assistance in the provision of facilities for education; and
  • the promotion of research in all aspects of that subject and to publish the useful results.
Read about our vision to transform lives with games
Discover our three programmes of Culture, Learning and Vocation
Meet our Board of trustees and find out about our Governance.
See how our founders created the charity off the back of pioneering campaign work on Video Games Tax Relief and games education.
Meet our Advisory Board members
Meet our staff and Executive Board.