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Where the Money Goes

 

Since the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust was first established in 2005, it has been gifted over £5 million by its trading company, the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust Enterprises. Trustees have approved grants totalling over £4 million to a wide range of initiatives and projects.

Beneficiaries of RAFCT 2017/18 grants include:

RAF Stations

Amount

RAF Flying Clubs Association

Tecnam training aircraft

£177,000.00

RAF Marham

Families Day

£1,000.00

RAFC Cranwell

Families Day

£1,000.00

RAF Odiham

Families Day

£1,000.00

RAF Waddington

Families Day

£1,000.00

RAF High Wycombe

Families Day/Napfest

£1,000.00

Bristol University Air Sqn

Paul Bowen Adventurous Training Award

£15,000.00

East Midlands University Air Sqn

Paul Bowen Adventurous Training Award

£10,000.00

RAF Cosford

Sir John Cheshire Gliding Scholarships

£3,037.50

RAF Brize Norton

Buccaneers Rugby Tour New Zealand

£3,000.00

RAF Rugby Union

Gala Tent

£1,158.86

RAF Cosford Kart Club

Gazebos

£687.50

RAF Vultures

Rugby Tour New Zealand

£600.00

Abbey Wood

Golf Kit

£2,000.00

RAF Boulmer

Families Day

£1,000.00

RAF Cosford

Flowerdown Fayre

£750.00

RAF Fylingdales

Families Day

£500.00

RAF Digby

Families Day

£750.00

FDTC Crickhowell

Crew Room

£3,000.00

RAF Brize Norton

Families Day

£1,000.00

RAF Cosford

Cosford Airshow Families Enclosure

£5,000.00

RAF Akrotiri

Refurbishment of Bowling Centre

£6,615.00

Spadeadam

Welfare Facility

£10,000.00

Worthy Down

Families Day

£500.00

RAF Shawbury

Families Day

£1,000.00

RAF Benson

Families Day

£1,000.00

RAF Ski Team

Training Camp, Chile

£5,000.00

RAF Brize Norton 1AMW

Crew Room

£1,000.00

RAF Brize Norton GEF

Crew Room

£1,000.00

RAF Waddington 8 Sqn

Crew Areas

£1,000.00

RAF Brize Norton ASMT

Crew Room

£1,000.00

RAF Snowboarding Team

Ski Lift Passes

£4,800.00

RAF Flying Clubs Association

Junior Ranks Pilot Scholarships Top Ups

£24,000.00

RAF Wittering Motor Club

Car Lift

£1,664.10

 

 

 

RAF Air Cadets

 

 

HQ RAFAC

Air Cadet Magazine

£10,000.00

Plymouth & Cornwall Wing

Mountaineering, Scotland

£792.00

Dorset & Wilts Wing

Dartmoor, Trekking

£1,680.00

Plymouth & Cornwall Wing

Dartmoor, Trekking

£1,680.00

31 (Tower Hamlets) Sqn

Lake District, Multi Activities

£2,326.00

141 (Boston) Sqn

Laptop Computers

£730.00

2410 (Didcot) Sqn

Minibus

£15,000.00

HQ RAFAC

Syerston Aerospace Camp

£10,000.00

HQ RAFAC

STEM in a Bag

£25,000.00

HQ RAFAC

Shooting Ranges & Rifles

£25,860.00

218 (Rotherham) Sqn

Isle of Wight, Multi Activities

£2,292.00

Oakham School CCF

Norway, Trekking

£381.00

Bristol & Glos Wing

Canada, Multi Activities

£1,444.00

Essex Wg ATC

France, Multi Activities

£720.00

Devon & Somerset Wing

Cornwall, Canoeing

£500.00

HQ RAFAC

Cadet of the Camp award

£1,000.00

HQ RAFAC

Flying Excellence Award

£6,000.00

West Sussex Wing

Peru, Trekking

£8,273.00

 

 

 

Other

 

 

Royal International Air Tattoo

Junior Engineering Challenge

£15,000.00

Royal International Air Tattoo

RAFAC clothing over 3 years

£27,000.00

Royal International Air Tattoo

Techno Zone 2017

£40,000.00

Scampton Airshow

Techno Zone 2017

£10,000.00

Scampton Airshow

RAFAC clothing over 3 years

£12,000.00

Flying Scholarships for Disabled People

2 x Flying Scholarships

£20,000.00

Bristol Britannia Preservation Society

Maintenance

£500.00

RAF Cosford

Cosford Airshow STEM Hangar

£6,000.00

Arkwright Scholars

5 x STEM Scholarships

£11,000.00

 

 

 


 

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