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Thank You from the RAF Charitable Trust

Published: 29 Dec 2017   updated: 10 Jan 2018

We would like to thank you for your support over the past 12 months and wish you a Happy New Year as we enter what will be an amazing 2018 and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force, find out more about RAF100 HERE.

The Royal Air Force Charitable Trust, has had another successful year awarding grants to a wide range of worthwhile causes. 2017 saw the RAF Charitable Trust Enterprises gift over £1 million to our parent charity - the highest figure ever. All this is thanks to your help, by visiting the Air Tattoo, attending the RAF in Concert Tour, purchasing merchandise or giving a donation.

The Royal Air Force Charitable Trust has a significant and positive impact on the lives of many people. It supports a wide range of projects and initiatives benefiting RAF personnel (both regulars and reserves), cadets and other young people. From quality of life on RAF stations (and for sport, expeditions and adventurous training), to various flying and STEM-related scholarships. It also looks to encourage an interest in aviation in young people to inspire the next generation of aerospace professionals, whether engineers, pilots or ground crew.

To continue being involved you can apply for a grant, donate to the Trust or buy Air Tattoo tickets or merchandise.

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