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The Kentown Wizard Foundation Grant Portfolio

74 grants awarded from October 2015 to February 2024 to the value of:

£19,265,602

Registered Charity Number - 511009
(England and Wales)
November 2023
£10,000
To fund the Santa Dash 2023

Registered Charity Number - 802440 (England and Wales) and SC038067 (Scotland)
October 2023
£105,000
To replace 3 of their existing caravans used as a much-needed and well-deserved getaway for many React families.

Registered Charity Number - 1136997 (England and Wales)
September 2023
£244,000
To establish a new early intervention programme that will see children as young as 6 months old assessed by conductive education therapists

Registered Charity Number - 1112464 (England and Wales)
May 2023
£75,200
To fund 4 surgical visits over 12 months with an aim to perform 200 club foot operations

Registered Charity Number - 1091316 (England and Wales)
March 2023
£8,151
An emergency grant of $10,000 to support Malawi's recovery from Storm Freddy

Registered Charity Number - 511009
(England and Wales)
March 2023
£20,000
To fund two fundraising events, Bubble Rush and Night Run

Registered Charity Number - 802872 (England and Wales) and SC042607 (Scotland) 
March 2023
£345,000
To fund mobility equipment for under 10's across the UK and to launch the new loan scheme, providing mobility equipment to under 5's

Registered Charity Number - 265498 (England and Wales)
March 2023
£21,877
To provide funding for the National Junior Games 2023

Registered Charity Number - 1169686 (England and Wales)
March 2023
£26,000
To fund Rebound Therapy sessions

Registered Charity Number - 511009 (England and Wales)
August 2022
£10,000
To fund the Santa Dash 2022

Registered Charity Number - SC033758 (Scotland) 
August 2022
£20,000
To fund the refurbishments for the Burns Unit at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre

Registered Charity Number - 800248 (England and Wales)
August 2022
£200,000
To continue funding the Hidden Communities project as they recover from the impact of COVID-19

Registered Charity Number - 295672 (England and Wales) and SC037479 (Scotland)
August 2022
£322,684
To fund for the third year, a collaboration between The Kentown Wizard Foundation, Make-A-Wish UK and The Walt Disney Company to bring a unique Disney experience to the UK. ‘A Disney Wish’ will see hundreds of wish families who may not be able to travel to Disneyland Paris, now enjoy a magical Disney experience in the UK

Registered Charity Number - 295672 (England and Wales) and SC037479 (Scotland)
August 2022
£460,000
To fund all the Disneyland Paris wishes of children whose wish journey was put on hold due to the pandemic

Registered Charity Number - 265498 (England and Wales)
May 2022
£17,618
To provide funding for the National Junior Games 2022

Registered Charity Number - 1169686 (England and Wales)
February 2022
£13,437
To fund a residential trip

Registered Charity Number - SC022695 (Scotland) 
February 2022
£49,484
To fund 4 modules of their outreach programme

Registered Charity Number - 1080986 (England and Wales)
February 2022
£8,107
To fund a residential trip and activities

Registered Charity Number - 1075361
February 2022
£980,000
To provide funding for residential camps for 4 years

Registered Charity Number - SC033758 (Scotland) 
February 2022
£91,000
To contribute to the running costs of the Burns Unit at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre

Registered Charity Number - 295672 (England and Wales) and SC037479 (Scotland)
February 2022
£611,000
To fund for a second time, a collaboration between The Kentown Wizard Foundation, Make-A-Wish UK and The Walt Disney Company to bring a unique Disney experience to the UK. ‘A Disney Wish’ will see hundreds of wish families who had their Disneyland Paris wish put on hold during the pandemic now enjoy a magical Disney experience in the UK

Registered Charity Number - 1144022 (England and Wales) and SC044139 (Scotland) 
November 2021
£3,000,000
A three-year grant to fund Kentown Support, a community-focused children’s palliative care programme in Northwest England covering Lancashire and South Cumbria. A collaboration between Together for Short Lives, Rainbow Trust and The Kentown Wizard Foundation

Registered Charity Number - 1113821 (England and Wales)
September 2021
£3,480
To cover the site fees of a caravan gifted by the foundation back in 2017. A place for children and their families to take a well-deserved break and make memories together

Registered Charity Number - 1133293 (England and Wales)
August 2021
£15,204
To purchase specialised equipment

Registered Charity Number - 802440 (England and Wales)
August 2021
£75,000
To purchase specialist equipment for terminally ill children living north of Birmingham

Registered Charity Number - 1086048 (England and Wales)
August 2021
£100,000
To contribute to running costs

Registered Charity Number - 1070532 (England and Wales)
August 2021
£575,000
A three-year grant to enable the charity to expand its Liverpool Care Team and extend its reach, providing valuable support to many more families in the North-West of England and Wales

Registered Charity Number - 1113821 (England and Wales)
May 2021
£6,500
To cover the site fees of a caravan gifted by the foundation back in 2017. A place for children and their families to take a well-deserved break and make memories together

Registered Charity Number - 511009 (England and Wales)
May 2021
£30,000
To fund the upcoming fundraising events, including a Tea Party, Night Run and Santa Dash

Registered Charity Number - 802872 (England and Wales) and SC042607 (Scotland) 
February 2021
£250,000
To fund 40 Wheelchairs and to help Whizz-Kidz transform the lives of disabled children, supporting them in becoming confident and independent young adults

Registered Charity Number - 800248 (England and Wales)
February 2021
£200,000
To help the charity to continue reaching more children within their Hidden Communities project

Registered Charity Number - 295672 (England and Wales) and SC037479 (Scotland) 
February 2021
£446,295
To fund a collaboration between The Kentown Wizard Foundation, Make-A-Wish UK and The Walt Disney Company to bring a unique Disney experience to the UK. ‘A Disney Wish’ will see hundreds of wish families who had their Disneyland Paris wish put on hold during the pandemic now enjoy a magical Disney experience in the UK

Registered Charity Number - 511009 (England and Wales)
December 2020
£4,091
To cover the cost of the new Virtual Santa Dash

Registered Charity Number - 1075361 (England and Wales)
November 2020
£800,000
To help cover the cost of “Camp in the cloud” for the next 3 years. A Virtual Camp for children who are now feeling more isolated than ever

Registered Charity Number - 1108606 (England and Wales)
August 2020
£5,000
To help increase the number of children and families supported during school holidays and improve the activities available to them

Registered Charity Number - 1131652 (England and Wales)
August 2020
£5,000
To support the charity during COVID

Registered Charity Number - 1136997 (England and Wales) 
August 2020
£15,000
To support the charity during COVID

Registered Charity Number - 1120836 (England and Wales)  
June 2020
£6,000
To support the charity during COVID

Registered Charity Number - 1045077 (England and Wales) 
June 2020
£16,000
To support the charity during COVID

Registered Charity Number - 1070532 (England and Wales) 
June 2020
£100,000
To support the charity during COVID

Registered Charity Number - 1113821 (England and Wales)
March 2020
£22,633
To cover the site fees of a caravan gifted by the foundation back in 2017 as well as some additional purchases such as outdoor furniture, storage and toys

Registered Charity Number - 511009 (England and Wales)
November 2019
£29,000
To support a number of fundraising events throughout 2020, including the Santa Dash, Bubble Rush and Night Run. This grant will also go towards extra hours for the Brian House Playworker and Sibling Support Group

Registered Charity Number - 295672 (England and Wales) and SC037479 (Scotland)
November 2019
£800,000
To fund the wishes of children living in the North of the UK, who wish to visit Disneyland Paris

Registered Charity Number - 1113821 (England and Wales)
March 2019
£7,374
To cover the site fees of a caravan gifted by the foundation back in 2017. A place for children and their families to take a well-deserved break and make memories together

Registered Charity Number - 1029187 (England and Wales)
December 2018
£800
To support fundraising efforts for a local child

Registered Charity Number - 1004058 (England and Wales)
December 2018
£1,000
To contribute to running costs

Registered Charity Number - 1008796 (England and Wales)
December 2018
£1,000
To contribute to running costs

Registered Charity Number - 1136997 (England and Wales)
November 2018
£10,000
To contribute to running costs

Registered Charity Number - 1127498 (England and Wales)
November 2018
£10,000
To contribute to running costs

Registered Charity Number - 800248 (England and Wales)
November 2018
£1,000,000
To enable the charity to extend its scope and reach to seriously ill children and young people living in areas of deprivation

Registered Charity Number - 295672 (England and Wales) and SC037479 (Scotland) 
November 2018
£250,000
To fund the wishes of children living in the north of the UK, who wish to visit Disneyland Paris

Registered Charity Number - SC034364 (Scotland)
August 2018
£23,000
To purchase epilepsy alarms which will be distributed across Lancashire and the North of England by Muir Maxwell

Registered Charity Number - 511009 (England and Wales)
August 2018
£18,500
To fund upcoming fundraising events, such as the Santa Dash, Bubble Rush and Night Run

Registered Charity Number - 1113821 (England and Wales)
March 2018
£7,082
To cover the site fees of a caravan gifted by the foundation back in 2017. A place for children and their families to take a well-deserved break and make memories together

Registered Charity Number - 1163956 (England and Wales)
December 2017
£40,000
To fund the Kentown Christmas Campaign where the foundation will use the Twelve Days of Christmas to support 12 small charities in the local area

Registered Charity Number - 1060963 (England and Wales)
November 2017
£130,000
To fund the annual Winter Wonderland Ball which will host families for a weekend full of magic

Registered Charity Number - 1045077 (England and Wales)
November 2017
£250,000
To match fund the recent Candlelighters campaign which raised £250,000 towards the renovations of the new Candlelighters Cottage

Registered Charity Number - 1003675 (England and Wales)
November 2017
£445,000
To fund the salary costs of additional staff over the next three years in order to increase the capacity of the farm and reach many more seriously ill children

Registered Charity Number - 1075361 (England and Wales)
November 2017
£860,000
To enable ambitious expansion plans over the next three years which aim to double the number of campers currently attending the Over The Wall Camps

Registered Charity Number - 511009 (England and Wales)
November 2017
£412,000
To fund the salaries of two Senior Nurses as well as an additional Playworker and Music Therapist

Registered Charity Number - 1091316 (England and Wales)
November 2017 
£3,776,000
To fund a five-year project which aims to eradicate the backlog of children awaiting Cleft surgery in Malawi and to provide training and resources to ensure that in the future, Malawian children born with a cleft condition are given the safe, effective and timely treatment they deserve

Registered Charity Number - 800248 (England and Wales)
November 2017
£200,000
To provide funding for the dreams of children wanting to go on holiday with their family

Registered Charity Number - 295672
(England and Wales) and SC037479
(Scotland)
November 2017
£250,000
To fund the wishes of children wanting to visit Disneyland Paris

Registered Charity Number - 1112464 (England and Wales)
August 2017
£265,000
To enable the number of surgical visits to Malawi to increase to four per year and to purchase two medical vehicles in order to access remote villages and transport more patients 

Registered Charity Number - 327986 (England and Wales)
August 2017
£5,000
To provide funding for the 30th Anniversary Fundraising Ball

Registered Charity Number - 511009 (England and Wales)
May 2017
£19,800
To support upcoming fundraising events such as the 21st Birthday Party, China Trek, Paris Cycle, Bubble Rush and Brian House Santa Dash

Registered Charity Number - 511009 (England and Wales)
May 2017
£11,583
To sponsor the upcoming Brian House Golf Day Fundraiser

Registered Charity Number - 1072888 (England and Wales)
November 2016
£40,000
To fund refurbishments on Donna's Dream House

Registered Charity Number - 1113821 (England and Wales)
November 2016
£56,000
To purchase a new caravan for children and their families to enjoy a much-needed holiday together

Registered Charity Number - 1070532 (England and Wales)
November 2016
£200,000
To contribute to the cost of Rainbow Trust’s Family Support Workers

Registered Charity Number - 800248 (England and Wales)
November 2016
£200,000
To enable the charity to make the dreams of around 80 children come true this year

Registered Charity Number - 1091316 (England and Wales)
August 2016
£200,000
To fund a Medical Mission to Malawi providing safe surgery for children with cleft conditions

Registered Charity Number - 295672 (England and Wales) and SC037479 (Scotland) 
November 2016
£200,000
To send children to Disneyland Paris 

Registered Charity Number - 511009 (England and Wales)
August 2016
£75,000
To fund the salaries of two staff nurses for one year

Foundation Figures

Grants awarded from October 2015 to February 2024

Grant Portfolio

74

Grants

34

Grantees

£19,265,602

Total