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Grants 2014-15

Beneficiaries of RAFCT 2014-15 grants include:

Bristol University Air Sqn Skiing Expedition £600
RAF Cosford Field Gun Clothing £3,502.02
RAF Cosford Gliding Bursaries £2,025
RAF Mountaineering Association Bolivia Expedition £4,000
614 Sqn Quality of Life Equipment - Welfare £1,259.97
RAF Diving Expedition Major Multi-Unit Sub Aqua Expedition £3,000
Tri-service Expedition 2014 Exercise Black Gendarme - Makalu £2,000
RAF High Wycombe Mothers' Room £555
RAF Cosford UK Challenge Team £450
East Midlands Universities Air Sqn Sailing Expedition £2,100
University of London Air Sqn Adventurous Training Expedition to Canada £1,500
3 Air Experience Flight Cadet Room Refurbishment £2,610
RAF Brize Norton Flying Club Student & Engagement Training Aids £300
RAF Scampton Community Centre £7,000
RAF Flying Clubs' Association Junior Rank Pilot Scholarships £20,000
RAF Boulmer Refurbishment of Warrant Officers' & Sergeants' Mess £4,000
RAF Wittering Music Club £400
RAF Akrotiri Mini Bus £12,401
RAF Cosford Cross Country Team Kit £689.30

HQ Air Cadets Flying Scholarships £25,000
HQ Air Cadets VGS Simulators - Tranche 1 and 2 £250,000
HQ Air Cadets Shooting Ranges £24,000
HQ Air Cadets Gliding Opportunities - Staff and Cadets £50,000
Air Cadets @ RIAT RIAT Clothing & Equipment (over 3 years) £22,500
863 Sqn Ceremonial Banner £517.94
115 (Peterborough) Sqn IT Suite £2,000
HQ Air Cadets Radio Communication Equipment £11,542.85

Cadet & RAF Reserve Forces Expeditions PURPOSE AMOUNT
218 (Rotherham) Sqn Canoeing £1,750
Essex Wing ATC Mountain Trekking £1,500
204 (City of Lincoln) Sqn Multi-Activity Expedition £1,050
2391 (Parkstone) Sqn Canoeing, Rock Climbing and Trekking £2,350
234 (City of Durham) Sqn Ex Pyrenees Trek 2015 £2,210
HQ Air Cadets Instructor Training £400

Flying Scholarships for Disabled People 2014 Scholarships £14,000
RIAT Volunteers Clothing - Mr Fred Crawley restricted donation £49,875
49th Bournemouth Air Scouts Flight Simulator and IT Kit £3,000
RIAT 2014 Techno Zone £25,000
TOTAL GRANTS APPROVED                                                                      £645,730.58


Not all of the money raised through the activities of the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust Enterprises (RAFCTE) is gifted to the Trust. The RAFCTE's Board of Directors wish to create a firm financial footing to assure the company's long term future. For this reason, and with the support of the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust, a modest amount is retained each year to protect against unforeseen contingencies.

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