WHO WE ARE The Exeter Chiefs Foundation is a ‘civic trust’ that was born out of the desire of Exeter Chiefs and a group of Exeter businessmen to create a focus for the future of the city and its surroundings, for the benefit of all citizens. OUR MISSION “To provide the city of Exeter and its surrounding areas with a ‘Civic Trust’ that will promote our community and pursue the vision of people who live and work there”. “The Foundation will act as a fundraising body with a commitment to the future prosperity of Greater Exeter, and also as a vehicle for promoting The Foundation has two funding sources: • The first is designated funds that are raised at the Exeter Chiefs match day games via collections in the grounds and car parking. There are 20 charities that assist in co-ordinating and collecting all the monies for the season, which are then shared across all those who assisted in the collections. • The second is un-designated funds. This encompasses all funds that are raised by general donations, fundraising by the public and the Foundation holding its own events. This money is then available for both designated charities and local organisations to apply to for assistance with capital funding of local projects. collective civic pride”. HOW IT WORKS
TODAY’S BUCKET COLLECTION IS FOR... Wooden Spoon is a charity that changes children’s lives through the power of rugby. Each year we fund around 70 projects, from community programmes and specialist playgrounds to medical treatment centres and sensory rooms. Since 1983, we’ve distributed over £26 million to more than 700 projects, helping more than a million children. This year Devon Wooden Spoon has been able to support a wide range of initiatives throughout the County whilst continuing the Partnership Programme with local rugby clubs. Your continued support has already enabled us to invest £40k this year with a
further £30k in the pipeline. woodenspoon.org.uk
Registered Charity Number 1143121.
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