Paul Trigwell Memorial Fund

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Memorial Fund

















Q - How can I make a donation to the fund?

A - Donations can be sent or handed in to the following;

Paul Trigwell Memorial Fund
The Isle of Sheppey Academy
Marine Parade, Sheerness
Kent ME12 2BE
Paul Trigwell Memorial Fund
20 Johnson Way
Minster, Kent
ME12 2DY
(please make cheques payable to P T I R)


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Q - Are you a registered Charity?

A - Yes. Our registered charity number is 1120393


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Q - What is the purpose of the charity?

A - To receive donations from fund-raising activities and to award grants to support the education of children 4-18 years of age on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, particularly, but not exclusively of, those who are socially and economically disadvantaged.


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Q - How do I access the Fund?

A - All local schools have Application Forms which are usually completed by a member of staff and signed by the head teacher.
Clubs and societies for young people may apply to the fund by requesting in writing an application form from the secretary. The Trustees consider all applications which must be within the criteria of the charity’s activities.
Individuals may apply in the same way. Usually written support from a school, club or society official will be required. Initial contact can be made by emailing us at


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Q - How are payments made?

A - Usually payments are made through a school or other organization. Payments to individuals may be made in certain circumstances.


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Q - What support has been given so far?

A - Some examples of support given;

  • Day and residential trips
  • swimming lessons
  • music tuition
  • specialist clothing (eg. uniforms,  sportswear, footwear)
  • exam fees
  • bus passes
  • performing arts
  • household emergencies
  • help with fares to hospitals
  • support for families stricken by sudden death of a parent


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Q - How many awards have been made to date?

A - During the last year (30 Sept 2011 to 30 Sept 2012) 39 grants were made.

This brings the total of grants made since the foundation of the fund to two hundred and six. The amount given out since the foundation of the fund comes to just over £53,000.


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