As your charity, we are absolutely committed to working with you, to find the best methods to enhance and support you as you work and live within the serving RAF community. One of the ways we do this is by offering sporting centres and recreational accommodation enabling serving personnel bespoke venues for taking part in their sport or outdoor activity of choice.
Danesfield is the Home of RAF Rowing and RAF Canoeing and also is a Force Development facility in partnership with 22 Gp. For more information please get in touch at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Self-catering holiday and activity accommodation in the heart of the breathtaking Scottish Highlands – the perfect escape for families, couples and groups all year round.
Based in Uxbridge, Vine Lane is the home of RAF Cricket. Further details coming soon.
Latest Faces of The Fund
Opportunities and Determination – Saul’s Story
Having been in the RAF for 36 years in a variety of different roles at various Stations, Warrant Officer Saul Vine’s career has been full of opportunities. Whether they’ve been offered or sought out, Saul has always been determined to succeed through doing his best and making a difference. Here Saul explains how taking up a new sport a bit later in life doesn’t mean you have to stay at grass roots level and how he found himself representing the RAF in his fifties.
20th April 2022
New bikes for new squadron club
The RAF’s 78 Squadron at Swanwick have recently formed their very own cycle club thanks to a grant from the RAF Central Fund to purchase ten new Carrera road bikes.
6th April 2022
Building community spirit at Boulmer with two new sports clubs
Two of our Central Fund team recently headed to RAF Boulmer for the official opening of not one but two new sports clubs, both of which were seed funded by our station level grants programme.
25th March 2022
Latest Faces of The Fund
International Women’s Day – Jennie’s Story
This International Women’s Day we are celebrating Chief Technician Jennie Anstey, who has been in the RAF for 20 years as an Avionics Technician. Having served all over the world, including Afghanistan and Iraq, Jennie’s most recent deployment has been within the UK assisting with the vaccination effort. Jennie tells her story of organising ice hockey Learn to Play events to bring more people into her sport as well as being a proud team member of the only female military ice hockey team.
8th March 2022