Jack Petchey Foundation
If you think you can, you can!
20 December 2017

Norbury Manor college library received a make over thanks to a Jack Petchey Leader Award grant

Ms Spears, the LRC manager at Norbury Manor Business & Enterprise College in Croydon, was presented with a Jack Petchey Leader Award. Thanks to this, the school were awarded with a £750 Small Grant which they used to give the LRC a makeover.

29 November 2017

This girl can fence!

To encourage more young women and girls to take up fencing, the Camden Fencing Club used a £650 Small grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation to fund a fencing summer camp for girls.

17 November 2017

Young people enjoy horsing around on a trip to the stables!

Thanks to a £750 Jack Petchey Foundation Small Grant, 30 young people had the opportunity to visit a stable in Reading to learn how to ride and care for horses.

09 November 2017

Seaside trip for South London Guides teaches them about maritime life

In September, 24 lucky Guides from South West London were treated to a trip to the seaside, thanks to a Small Grant provided by the Jack Petchey Foundation. It was a jam-packed day full of learning and fun!

03 November 2017

Kitted-out kitchen helps students at Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee School learn life skills

Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee School applied for a £750 Jack Petchey Foundation Small Grant to kit out the food technology room with new specialist kitchen equipment suitable for the students’ needs.

27 October 2017

Young mothers are treated to a seaside trip with their family thanks to Leader Award Grant

Thanks to Angela’s Leader Award, YMCA West London could apply for a £750 Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation. The residents and staff decided to use the money to fund an exciting trip to the seaside for 20 young mums and their children.

20 October 2017

Year 7 students take part in LGBT and feminism workshop thanks to small grant

The small grant funded two events for the school’s ‘Rainbow Day Project’, a celebration of equality and diversity which gives students the opportunity to learn about the LGBT community.

13 October 2017

Young Londoners learn country skills with Surrey Docks Farm

Last Summer, the Surrey Docks Farm used a £750 Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation to provide volunteering, training and accreditation for 40 young people from the local area.

13 October 2017

Abbey Road Recording for Young Musicians!

In July 2017, Newham Music worked with the Roma Bridging Sounds Orchestra (RBSO) on a recording session at the famous Abbey Road studios. This amazing opportunity was made possible thanks to a £750 Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation.

05 October 2017

9th Selsdon Guides enjoyed an action-packed trip in Wales thanks to JPF funding

This Summer, the 9th Selsdon Guides from Croydon, took a jam-packed, adventured-filled trip to North Wales. The trip was partly funded by a £750 Small Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation.