Everything you need to know about Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan’s new foundation – including its just released name

It's all starting to happen!

Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, have revealed the name of their new foundation.

In June Buckingham Palace announced that the Sussux and Cambridge royal households would officially split, with the Fab Four no more when it came to working together for the Royal Foundation, and Harry and Meghan moving out of their Kensington Palace cottage to take up residence at Frogmore Cottage.

Kensington Palace released a statement saying: “Later this year The Royal Foundation will become the principal charitable and philanthropic vehicle for The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.”

The statement added: “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will establish their own new charitable foundation.”

Since the split royal comentators have waited in anticipation for Meghan and Harry’s next move and today news came, with royal correspondent Emily Andrews exclusively sharing on Twitter that the couple’s new foundation is called Sussex Royal The Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

The directors of the company are Meghan and Harry, along with their PR manager Sara Latham, and Natalie Campbell, a former staffer at the Royal Foundation.

Sussex Royal was registered as a private company. The name is also their Instagram handle, @sussexroyal. Consistency is key!

When the Fab Four split speculation was rife that the two couples were feuding, however recent photos that have surfaced showing Duchesses Catherine and Meghan sharing a warm relationship when they attended the tennis at Wimbledon together, and the two royal brothers playing polo together while Meghan and Catherine and their children watched on, suggest otherwise.

The split is more likely to have come from a shift in the priorities of Harry and William, which have understandably changed since the foundation started in 2009, when both were unmarried and in their twenties.

Meghan and Harry have been busy since the arrival of baby Archie.

Harry and Meghan, who both made it on to Time’s list of most influential people on the internet this year, have already shown a keen commitment to using their royal roles to make a difference, regularly posting on their Instagram page about the causes they support.

As Commonwealth Youth Ambassador Prince Harry has shared that he “deeply believes in the opportunity to harness the talent, energy and intellect of young people throughout the Commonwealth as an overwhelming force for good.”

“It’s up to all of us to ensure young people’s voices are heard and their interests protected, but it’s the people who have the power to shape policy for young people – all of you – that must champion them at the highest levels,” he was quoted in a recent Instagram post.

His passion for the mental health and wellbeing of men and women working in the military, in particular those who have been wounded, injured or become sick inspired him to launch the Invictus Games.

The royal couple has shown a passion for the environment, with Harry recently saying, “Environmental damage has been treated as a necessary by-product of economic growth. So deeply ingrained is this thinking that it has been considered part of the natural order that humankind’s development comes at the expense of our planet.

“Only now are we starting to notice and understand the damage that we’ve been causing. With nearly 7.7 billion people inhabiting this Earth, every choice, every footprint, every action makes a difference.”

In June the couple “proudly” shone a light on PRIDE, sharing on social media, “This month we pay tribute to the accounts supporting the LGBTQ+ community – those young and old, their families and friends, accounts that reflect on the past and are hopeful for a deservedly more inclusive future.

“We stand with you and support you 🌈

“Because it’s very simple: love is love.”

And they’ve done all of this while also welcoming their son Archie into the world and facing the challenges that come with becoming new parents.

From the amount of activity we’ve already seen on their Instagram page, which in less than three months has garnered a following of more than nine million, we can tell that their new foundation will be a vibrant and busy one.

This royal couple has work to do and they’ve so far wasted no time in getting started.

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