Some Donations by The Trust in 2018

Published on May 23rd, 2018


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Trustees of The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust meet to consider applications five times a year. Most of the Trust’s support is focused on charitable activity in and around Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh and other parts of south east Kent.

In 2018, donations have already been made to many community organisations and charitable causes. They include:





Kent Mining Heritage (Betteshanger Park): £15,000

Grandmentors: £15,000

MIND: £11,325

Folkestone Baptist Church (Community District Warden): £31,441

Folkestone Baptist Church (Well-Being Café): £31,216

KRAN (Kent Refugee Action Network): £9,000

New Romney Bowls Club: £12,500

CLIC Sargent (support for young people in local area undergoing treatment for cancer): £10,000

St Peter’s Church, Folkestone (Repair and Restoration): £16,000

Saltwood Cricket Club: £2,000

Screen South: £10,000

Deal Festival: £10,000 (towards education programme)

Pilgrim’s Hospice: £10,000

Kent Association for the Blind: £5,000

Mission Aviation Fellowship (based in Folkestone): £2,500

Wye Village Hall: £5,000

St Nicholas Church, Newington: £5,000

Hythe Rotary “Round the Houses”: £1,200

Folkestone Coastal Run: £1,500

Hythe Festival: £6,000

Armed Forces Day: £5,000

Jam on the Marsh (arts festival): £10,000

The Trust is also providing all of the funding to build the new multi storey indoor Urban Sports Park, currently under construction in the centre of Folkestone. When this opens in 2019 it is expected to be the first of its kind in the world, and will be owned and run by the independent charity Shepway Sports Trust.


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