For serving RAF personnel to develop their full potential through sport and physical activities.
To enable serving RAF personnel to access sporting opportunities and physical activities.
Who We Are
We are an independent charity that supports serving RAF personnel through grant funding to enable them to take part in sports and physical activities at all levels.
We want everyone in the RAF regardless of their role, rank, physical ability or competing level to have access to sports facilities, equipment, and training through our support we help to safeguard their health and wellbeing.
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Grants and Donor
1919 - 1922
Formation of the Air Council Central Fund to collate from disbanded RAF units monies donated to support the welfare of others in RAF service by both commissioned and Non-commissioned RAF personnel
1922 - 1937
The continued input and amalgamation of non-public welfare funds to improve the amenities of service life for the benefit of serving personnel
Fund renamed ‘RAF Central Reserve Fund’ and the objectives of the Fund widened to allow for the provision of support towards the formation of Messes and Service Institutes at new RAF Units
Fund registered under its current name as the ‘RAF Central Fund’
RAF Sports Lottery established by the charity to generate additional funding to supplement income generated from invested monies
The Mechanics Fund amalgamated into the Fund with the objectives of providing enrichment funding to support RAF trainees
Fund incorporated with charitable constitution which reconfirms its original charitable purpose of providing enduring support to our serving personnel
The Fund continues to work with our RAF colleagues to identify and respond to the evolving needs of our beneficiaries
Supporting Personnel During a Pandemic
Recognising the significant impact that the global Covid-19 pandemic could have on our beneficiaries, we decided to embody a sporting...
11th August 2021
Plane pull challengers at RAF Coningsby
Serious kudos to the plane pull challengers at Royal Air Force Coningsby and thanks so much for making the...
6th August 2021
The RAF Around the World in 80 Days Challenge – RAF Leeming Throws Down the Gauntlet
RAF Leeming has thrown down the gauntlet by inviting other stations and units to take part in the RAF Around...
16th June 2021
Joymo Selected as Exclusive Live Streaming Partner
Leading live video streaming platform, Joymo, has landed a multi-year partnership with the Royal Air Force Central Fund to...
2nd June 2021