When was the Aegis Foundation created?
The Aegis Foundation was created in 2004 and registered as a UK charity in April 2005.
Is the Aegis Foundation a UK registered charity?
Yes. Its registered charity number is 1109091. For further information please visit the Charity Commission's website www.charity-commission.gov.uk
Who are the trustees of the Charity?
The trustees are Jo Newman, Dominic Armstrong, and Kate Adie. We are also privileged to have the support of the Board of Aegis Defence Services Limited which also includes the Hon Nicholas Soames MP, Major General Graham Binns CBE DSO MC, General Sir Graeme Lamb KBE CMG DSO, The Rt Hon Lord Paul Boateng PC DL and Brigadier James Ellery CBE.
What percentage of donations are spent on administrative costs?
NONE. 100% of all donations go direct to projects.
Is there a minimum donation amount?
NO. Every single donation, however small, is gratefully received.
How do you choose which projects to support?
We try to identify small projects which can meet immediate needs. By using our teams on the ground and their close relationships with the local community, we are able to identify community needs efficiently and accurately. The changing environment in the areas where we operate is a constant challenge but the Foundation is flexible to this by remaining innovative and committed.
How do you fundraise?
We fundraise through a number of means including donations from individuals and corporations alike, and through fundraising events such as auctions and dinners.