About the Central Social and Recreational Trust
The Trust was established on the 15th June 1962. Its purpose, as defined in the Trust Deed, is;
"providing or assisting in the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time occupation in the interests of social welfare."
Its objectives, as defined in the Trust Deed are:
- To improve the conditions of life of boys under the age of twenty one and of all other persons who by reason of their poverty or social and economic circumstances are otherwise unable to obtain facilities for recreational or other leisure time occupations.
- To provide facilities for recreational or other leisure in the interests of social welfare and in particular but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing to provide equipment and maintain gymnasiums or buildings to be used for recreational or
other leisure time occupations in London or other towns.
- To provide instruction or supervision for such boys and any other persons as aforesaid in such recreational or
other leisure time occupations.
- To organise any activity for the purposes of providing facilities for such recreational or other leisure time
occupation for such boys and other persons as aforesaid.
Since 1962 the Trust, which now of course includes 'girls as well as 'boys', together with its 'Trustees', remain
committed to financially supporting young people in accordance with the terms of the Trust.. The Trust makes Grants
from the annual interest it generates from its investments.
The current Trustees are:
- Chairman - Bill Robinson
- Treasurer - Dr David McElhinney
- Trustee - Keith Walters
- Trustee - Richard Caborn
- Secretary to the Trust - Beverley Gold
For further details on how to apply vist the 'How to apply' page