Philip Wills Memorial Fund & Launchpoint News

Launchpoint Trust at the BGA Conference

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The Launchpoint Trust will be at the BGA Conference at the Nottingham Belfry on 2nd March. Anyone is welcome to chat with the Charity’s trustees, whether that’s about an applying for a bursary or making a donation now or in the future. A Launchpoint lottery will be run during the…

Ted Lys Awards

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A reminder that the closing date for applications for a Ted Lys award is 31 Jan 2018. If you have some really interesting gliding in mind and need some funding support, a Ted Lys award may be just the thing you are looking for! https://members.gliding.co.uk/launchpoint/ted-lys-award-application/

Launchpoint replaces Caroline Trust

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To help to grow the number of people who can potentially benefit from charitable funds, the Caroline Trust, which to date has helped more than 400 people get involved with gliding, has been restructured and formally renamed as Launchpoint. Launchpoint is a registered charity that aims to provide opportunities to…

Clubhouse Renovation Loans Available

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It has been identified that clubhouse facilities at many gliding clubs are an element that discourages people joining or continuing training at some gliding clubs. We appreciate fully the challenges clubs have in maintaining the fleet and facilities whilst remaining cost-effective for members. To this end the Philip Wills Memorial…