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Charity work associated with the Wheelwrights

The Worshipful Company of Wheelwrights set up the Wheelwrights’ Charity in 1983. The appointment of trustees, who are all members of the Company, is governed by the Trust Deed.

The Trustees meet four times a year to agree the broad strategy and areas of activity for the Charity, including consideration of fund raising, grant making, investment and risk management.

The current trustees (at 30 June 2018) are:

Chairman
T R Sermon MBE

Trustees
Past Masters Ian Armfield, David Wernick and Court Assistant David Woodgate.

Hon Secretary
Catriona Armfield.

The main charitable objectives of the Charity are to support

  • Education and training in the craft of wheelwrights
  • Mobility for disabled people, especially children and young people
  • Access to sport, educational and recreational activities for disabled people, especially children, young people and disabled ex-servicemen and ex-servicewomen
  • City charities and causes including the Lord Mayor’s chosen charities each year and
  • Other relevant causes

The donations and grants are focused through four main areas. The General Fund, the BattleBack Fund,the 2020 Fund and most recently a specific Craft Fund.

In these sections you can find out considerably more about where grants have been made and the effect this has on those who receive them.

 
   
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