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RAF CRANWELL

RAF Cranwell is one of many RAF stations where we support serving members of the RAF Family, this includes our Airplay programme.

£1,136,852

Total amount spent on serving personnel and family members at RAF Cranwell in 2018

Free Headspace membership

The Fund offers RAF serving personnel a free membership to the mindfulness app Headspace.
Do you want to feel happier day-to-day, improve your focus and cope better with life's stresses?

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INDIVIDUALS

 

£1,069,764

  • For 16 grants
  • Support with housing
  • Immediate grants of up to £500 to assist in an emergency
  • Assistance if an individual is injured

 

AIRPLAY

 

£55,558

  • Spent on station youth workers and operational costs

 

Airplay programme at RAF Cranwell

We developed Airplay in consultation with the RAF after a survey found that
keeping young people safely occupied was a big concern for RAF families.

Learn more

OTHER INITIATIVES

 

£11,530

  • For grants and miscellaneous costs
  • Grants to Citizens Advice Bureau on or near station
  • Funding for initiatives on station

RELATE

 

£111,385

  • For Relate support across RAF stations
  • Free counselling sessions for individuals, couples and families

Find out more about Relate relationship support

Do you have any questions about our services?

Whether the need is financial, emotional, or assistance with childcare and youth support,
we might be able to help alleviate the pressures on serving RAF personnel.

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NEWS & BLOGS

Browse through our latest news and blogs
for stories on the RAF Family, our supporters
and the work that we do across all RAF stations.

RAF Benevolent Fund Awards 2019

We celebrated the Fund’s generous supporters at our annual awards ceremony held in London.

SEE THE WINNERS

 

Fund Ambassador becomes first Brit to complete World Marathon Challenge twice

RAF Benevolent Fund Ambassador Luke Wigman recently took on the World Marathon Challenge, completing seven marathons in seven continents over seven days. Having taken part back in 2017, Luke is the first Brit to complete the multi-event marathon twice.

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Grant funds lunchtime yoga sessions at RAF Scampton

We recently awarded a grant of £1,200 for a series of 26 Yoga sessions at RAF Scampton.

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The RAF Benevolent Fund offers a range of services to former and current members of the RAF, their partners and dependent children (under 18).

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