List of Charities

Inspirational Arts and sports

Peace Players:

Peace Players International-Northern Ireland is a cross-community charity that uses sport, specifically the game of basketball, to unite young people from the Protestant and Catholic communities.

Gareth Harper

Ocean Youth Trust:

Ocean Youth Trust UK is committed to inspiring positive change in young people through the challenge of adventure under sail.

Ocean Youth Trust South
Mark Todd
Mob: 07771771864

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland
Nick Fleming

Ocean Youth Trust Northern Ireland
Bronagh Cappa

Ocean Youth Trust North East
Steve Lennon
Rachel (PA)

Greenhouse Schools:

Greenhouse empowers young people in London's disadvantaged communities to realise their potential through high quality, intensive sport and dance programmes delivered by inspirational coaches.

Michael di Giorgio
020 8576 6118
Mob: 07802825554

Oily Cart:

Oily Cart creates accessible theatre for two often neglected audiences; very young children and children with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities and/or an Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

Kathy Everett (General Manager)
020 8672 6329

(Natasha Evans (Administrator), Roger Lang (General Manager) 020 86726329)

Dance United:

Dance United offers contemporary dance training for troubled young people. Young people often excel at the training and their achievement can be life-changing.

Andrew Coggins (CE)

disadvantaged young people

Into University:

Children in Britain's toughest neighbourhoods often underperform at school and face unemployment as adults. Into University runs learning centres, inspiring these children to succeed against the odds.

Dr. Rachel Carr (CE)
020 7243 0242

Venture Trust:

Venture Trust supports young people who are struggling with complex life circumstances such as leaving care, offending, caring responsibilities, homelessness, drug/alcohol misuse & difficult relationships.

Greg Barton

Beat Bullying:

Beat Bullying provides intensive therapeutic intervention to young people and their families - supporting those being bullied, as well as working with those who bully to help change their behaviour.

Emma Jane Cross
020 8771 3377


Keyfund invests in ideas. Young people design and deliver their own projects, building confidence, self esteem and our 12 Keyfund skills.

Hannah Eyres (CEO)

A National Voice:

Since 1999, A National Voice have been working to make Care better by listening to what young people say about being in Care and then acting on their behalf.

Maxine Wrigley (CEO) (mob: 07749 564436)

Help and Care at Home

Association for Children's Palliative Care (ACT):
ACT is a UK charity working to achieve the best possible quality of life and care for terminally ill children and young people and their families.

Lizzie Chambers (CE)

Youth Access:

Youth Access supports a national network of local young people's information, advice and counselling services. Each year, they help over 1 million young people with a wide range of mental health and social welfare problems, including depression and anxiety, as well as housing and financial worries.

Barbara Rayment
020 8772 9900 ext. 23

Community Foundation in Wales:

The Community Foundation in Wales channels charitable giving to projects which make a real difference to people's lives in communities across Wales. Grants support, enable and help carers across communities in Wales, recognising the specific challenges they face and the value of their commitment.

Liza Kellett

Community Foundation in Scotland:

The Community Foundation in Scotland helps people and companies direct their charitable giving to Scotland's lesser known charities and community groups. These small organisations bring communities together and support Scotland's most vulnerable people.
Giles Ruck

Nick Addington

Community Foundation in Berkshire:

Berkshire Community Foundation provides grants for local projects that change the lives of people in Berkshire's communities.

Andrew Middleton

returning servicemen and their families

Combat Stress:

Combat Stress is the UK's leading military charity specializing in Veterans' mental health.

Commodore Andrew Cameron

Neil Cox - Communications Manager

Cruse Bereavement Care for Children of Forces' Families:

Those in the Armed Services and their families who face bereavement deserve exceptional care. For over 50 years Cruse has been somewhere to turn when someone dies. Last year volunteers responded to nearly 100,000 requests for support.

Debbie Kerslake

Household Cavalry Central Charitable Fund:

The Household Cavalry co-ordinates help for Operational Casualties and their dependants, providing welfare and support to soldiers and their families, on training and operations. The Fund also cares for retired soldiers needing support. The Fund supports all Household Cavalry members: veterans of the Falklands, Iraq, Afghanistan, and of the Hyde Park bombing. Prince William was commissioned into The Blues and Royals, a Regiment of the Household Cavalry, and served in the Household Cavalry Regiment as a junior officer.

Harry Scott
020 7414 2392
Mob: 07717766049

Irish Guards Appeal:

The Irish Guards, known as 'The Micks', were formed in 1900 to commemorate the bravery of Irish Regiments in the Boer War. They have fought with distinction in every major campaign undertaken by the British Army ever since. The Appeal aims to benefit all serving and retired 'Micks' and their families, now and in the future: the wounded, the aged and the bereaved, who have given so much for us all. Prince William is Colonel of the Irish Guards.

Captain Robbie Wilmont
020 7414 3295
Mob: 07824557916

Army Widows Association:

The Army Widows' Association offers support, friendship and advice to Widows, Widowers and recognised Partners of service men and women who have died since 1981.

Christine Gemmell (Chair)
01722501885 (home - no voicemail)

Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund:

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is the RAF's leading welfare charity providing financial, practical and emotional support to RAF personnel, past and present. The Fund's role is to make sure that those who have served their country have access to the best possible support in their hour of need: disability support for injured servicemen and veterans; bespoke debt advice; relationship counselling and a range of innovative support for RAF children. Prince William is currently on operational service with the RAF's Search and Rescue Force.

Air Marshal Sir Robert Wright
020 7307 3301

Ann-Mari Freebairn
020 7307 3352



The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is a charity devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats.

Professor Jonathan Baillie (Conservation Programmes Director)
020 7449 6632
Mob@ 07711929436

Karolyn Upham (Project Co-ordinator)
020 7449 6455


Earthwatch brings together a global community of leading scientists and members of the public to undertake hands-on environmental research that builds knowledge, and inspires action within communities worldwide.

Nigel Winser

support internationally

The Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary:

The Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary provides permanent day and night search and rescue to cover marine requirements in Canada. In doing so it prevents injury, promotes safe boating and saves over two hundred lives each year.

Malcolm Dunderdale
1-250-559 8034
1-250-888 6556

New Zealand Government's Christchurch Earthquake Appeal:

The New Zealand Christchurch Earthquake Appeal has been launched to help the people of Christchurch and the Canterbury region during their time of great need.

Christine Langdon (Department of Internal Affairs)
Mob: +64 21 448 428

Royal Flying Doctor Service - Australia:

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisation in the world. Using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, it delivers extensive 24-hour emergency and primary health care services to those who live, work and travel throughout Australia.

Robert Williams (Acting CEO)

Russell Ousley
03860 1113

Janice Hoogeveen (National Marketing Director)


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