Yearly archives: 2019


Teamwork

Busy times at the RGF

August and September 2019 (summer holiday time) have been extraordinarily busy months for the RGF. Grant applications continue to arrive thick and fast and at the time of this post we’ve received 54 since the start of August and currently 37 of those have been successful! Thank you to everyone […]


Hot off the press – the RGF 2018-19 Annual Review

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve just launched our 2018-19 Annual Review and we strongly recommend you look and see for yourselves what a difference the RGF has made to so many young people across the UK. Everyone associated with the RGF should feel very proud of another inspirational and […]

Annual Review 2018/19 Cover

Edward and his brother on the bunk bed

A bed for Edward, but it’s much more than that!

Please find the time to read Edward’s moving story and see how the RGF has made such a difference to this amazing young boy and his family. Our thanks go to Catherine and Shaune, Edward’s parents, for sharing Edward’s story with us: “Our son Edward is 3 years old, big […]


RGF grant for aspiring Basketball player, Zulieka

The grant has enabled Zulieka to purchase essential training kit and basketball boots which are essential items for her sport. Zulieka is a member at Sevenoaks Suns Basketball Club in Sevenoaks Kent. This is where she attends 2 training sessions a week, together with fitness sessions at home, and up […]

Zulieka, Basketball player

Kurt's holding the British flag

Canoe Slalom grantee, Kurts, updates the RGF

“As the RGF has been a huge part of my journey to the World & European Junior Championships I thought it would be nice for me to give you a little update on what I have been up to. After a lot of hard work, sweat and tears last winter […]


Olivia’s mum thanks the RGF

“We cannot thank you enough for supporting Olivia’s driving lessons. Driving is an incredibly cathartic thing for Olivia as it gives her something else to think about other than being in hospital and on the receiving end of gruelling treatment for her leukaemia. Driving will be such a rewarding activity […]

Olivia driving lessons

Ali Ahmed playing volleyball

Ali thanks the RGF

19-year-old Ali Ahmed is currently a volleyball performance scholar at the University of Essex. He also plays for the England national team. He first started playing volleyball at 8 years ago at his school and then progressed through England youth squads after some club success. Recently, the University of Essex […]