Mayors Fund

The Charter Trustees of Margate administer the Mayor of Margate's Charity Fund, Charity Registration 1076439 this fund help other charities in the area of Margate the current Mayor's charities are Parkinson's UK Thanet Branch and Help for Heroes working to raise money and awareness for these charities as well as other local Charites that might apply for funding.

Mayors supported charities for 2015/2016

Parkinson's UK Thanet Branch

Parkinson's UK Thanet Branch logo

The Parkinson's UK Thanet Branch run a project called Use or Lose It, this group meet weekly at the Union Church Hall in Margate.

Every hour, someone in the UK is told they have Parkinson's. These groups help local people with Parkinson's so they don't have to face Parkinson's on their own.

The sessions that the project provide are invaluable, if you would like to know more about this project www.parkinsons.org/thanet.

Help for Heroes

Information to follow shortly.

Grants

Since May 2014 we have made the following grants:

If you require further information about how your group can apply for a grant, please get in touch.

Mayors Fund News Items

MEDIEVAL BANQUET - 6th February 2017

Margate News imageMore ➜The Worshipful the Mayor of Margate [Cllr. Robin Edwards] and Mayoress [Mrs Dorothy Collins] hosted the Mayor's Charity Fund raising event at Salmestone Grange. .....

MAYOR'S MEDIEVAL BANQUET 2017 - 3rd February 2017

Margate News imageMore ➜The Worshipful the Mayor of Margate Cllr. Robin Edwards in support of 'The Mayor's Charities' is holding a Medieval Banquet at Salmestone Grange on 3rd February 2017. Please join the Ma .....

CHERNOBYL CHILDREN'S LIFE LINE VIST TO MARGATE - 20th November 2016

Margate News imageMore ➜On Monday 18th July 2016. The Worshipful the Mayor of Margate, Deputy Mayor and Consort were joined on the Margate Sands for a 'Day at the Beach' by a group of children who are affected by t .....

MAYORS CHARITY BALL 2016 - 18th November 2016

Margate News imageMore ➜The Mayors Charity Ball is to be held at the Winter Gardens, Margate on 18th November 2016. The Mayors chosen local charity is: Porchlight. Porchlight is a charity supporting the local homeless and ne .....

ST. MICHAELMAS DAY DINNER - 29th September 2016

Margate News imageMore ➜The Worshipful Mayor of Margate's Charity Dinner was full to the brim raising money for the Mayors local charities. An outstanding 3 course meal was enjoyed by all at Quex Barn, along with the ma .....

INVITE THE MAYOR OF MARGATE - 14th September 2016

More ➜The Mayor of Margate would only be too pleased in attending where possible local events and civic occasions. Please contact the Mayor's Office in the first instance on: 01843 448590 or email: Ing .....

SALMESTONE GRANGE - 22nd July 2016

Margate News imageMore ➜The Mayor of Margate was host to a summer fund raising event held at the historic Salmestone Grange that raised an amazing ï¿œ537.70 for the Mayor's Charity Fund. Following a mo .....

MARGATE MAYOR'S FUND HELPS LOCAL DEAF CHARITY - 27th January 2016

Margate News imageMore ➜The Mayor of Margate's Charity Fund has made a donation to Hi Kent, the local charity for deaf and hard of hearing people, to help it continue to run its hearing aid after care clinics in the tow .....

Margate 1st (St Johns) Scouts - 26th January 2016

Margate News imageMore ➜The scouts fund raising efforts, like Bob a Job etc can never quite stretch to the costs of property maintenance, such as a new roof, windows and doors that is so desperately needed for one of the loc .....

Quarterdeck to Create New Studio With Help From The Mayors Fund - 25th January 2016

Margate News imageMore ➜The Quarterdeck Youth Centre will soon be celebrating 50 years of helping young people with personal development and achievements. Highlighted recently in the Try Angle awards, where members received .....

Winter Warmer - 23rd January 2016

Margate News imageMore ➜The nights are certainly colder in January and what better way to warm yourself up with a hearty meal in a 14th century mansion, Salmestone Grange. A great evening was had by all, whilst funds were .....

TAG Pet Rescue Cheque Presentation - 1st June 2015

Margate News imageMore ➜The Mayor John Edwards chose TAG Pet Rescue as one his chosen charities for 2014/2015. He put on various events and raised a considerable amount of money for many charities. He gifted £1000 to .....

Margate Ambulance Corps Cheque Presentation - 1st June 2015

Margate News imageMore ➜The Mayor John Edwards have worked alongside this great group of volunteers and understand the costs to keep this excellent service going , so decided that Margate Ambulance Corps would be one of his .....

St Anthony's PTFA - Shakespeare at Margate Theatre Royal - 1st June 2015

Margate News imageMore ➜One of the Mayor of Margate John Edwards last duties was to present a cheque to St Anthony's to take part in the Shakespeare Festival, which gives 30 students the opportunity to take part and for .....

Oasis Charity Volunteers benefit from The Mayor of Margate's Charity Fund - 15th April 2015

Margate News imageMore ➜The Mayor of Margate, Cllr John Edwards, has presented Oasis Domestic Abuse Service with £480 to help train their volunteers. Thanet based charity Oasis Domestic Abuse Service has its only c .....

Use of Lose It - Parkinsons Thanet Branch - Cheque Presentation - 4th March 2015

Margate News imageMore ➜The Mayor of Margate, Cllr John Edwards presented the Thanet Branch of Parkinson's UK with a grant to help continue with the support that is given to local residents suffering with Parkinson. Th .....

Cliftonville YBC - 28th January 2015

Margate News imageMore ➜The Mayor was delighted to present a cheque to help the young members of the YBC to attend national competitions. The club has had a good history of producing talented bowlers and it sounds like this .....

Mayor Presents Check to Hi Kent - 19th December 2014

Margate News imageMore ➜The Mayor of Margate, Cllr John Edwards was delighted to present a cheque to John Clayton of Hi Kent, who provide free aftercare, support and advice clinic for Hearing Aid users. The services are pro .....

Cheque Presentation to the Gateway Disability Drop In Centre - 19th December 2014

Margate News imageMore ➜The Mayor of Margate, Cllr John Edwards was delighted to present a cheque to Amanda Goldsmith of the Disability Drop In Centre, who provide help to Disable people, their carer's and family to ensure t .....

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