The Wates Foundation aims to alleviate conditions of distress, deprivation and disadvantage that lead to social exclusion by funding charitable work across a broad range of social priorities that will bring about positive change.

    • Allan Wates
      Family Committee

      Agnes Smith Advice Centre (Blackbird Leys Neighbourhood Support Scheme Ltd) £2,250 Cotswold Friends £9,192 Disability Challengers £8,000 Ebony Horse Club £10,000 Friendship Café £9,932 Greatwood Charity £7,000 Horatio's Garden £10,000 I CAN £10,000 Jamie's Farm £10,000 Magic Breakfast £9,108
    • Norman Wates
      Family Committee

      Clement James Centre £5,000 Family Matters Institute (FMI) £10,000 Gate Theatre £10,000 Lewisham Mencap £10,032 Prisoners Abroad £10,000 Prisoners’ Advice Service £17,000
    • Ronald Wates
      Family Committee

      Beare Green Community Association £3,160 Dementia UK, East Sussex Fund £2,000 Goodwood Education Trust £4,900 Greatwood Charity £7,000 Home-Start Chichester & District £5,000 Home-Start North Dorset £5,000 Jamie's Farm £10,000 The Country Food Trust £10,000 The Royal National Theatre £5,000 Thomley Hall Centre Ltd £5,000 Weald & Downland Open Air Museum £10,000

    In addition to the committee awards listed above, the Trustees also made an award of £4,000 to Goatacre Village Hall. This grant was made to mark the outstanding service provided by Brian Wheelwright as the Director of Wates Family Charities over the last 16 years, following his retirement.

    • Allan Wates
      Family Committee

      Bath City Farm £15,000 Berkshire Youth £15,000 Chiswick House & Gardens Trust £10,000 Cotswold RDA £10,000 Dulwich Picture Gallery £10,000 Freewheelers Theatre £5,000 London Wildlife Trust £10,000 Mayday Trust £20,000 Noah's Ark £15,000 Parenting Project £10,000 Restore Hope Latimer £5,000 Utulivu Women’s Group £15,000
    • Norman Wates
      Family Committee

      Big Splash Trust £3,000 Chance to Shine £10,000 Clement James Centre £10,000 Cutteslowe Community Association £8,000 Dorset Domestic Abuse Welfare £10,000 Genesis Trust £500 Inside Out £5,000 Katherine Low Settlement £10,000 Koestler Trust £10,296 Mayday Trust £10,000 Moorfield's Eye Charity £12,719 Reading Quest £6,000 St Mark's Foundation £10,000 St Nicholas' Church, Chiswick £10,000 Synergy Theatre £10,000
    • Ronald Wates
      Family Committee

      Abram Wilson Foundation £10,000 Bournemouth University £5,000 Chance to Shine £10,000 Children's Trust £9,988 Code 7 £10,000 Friends of Attend ABI £590 Home-Start North Dorset £5,000 Kimbolton Cricket Club £10,000 Lorica Trust £10,000 Museum of London Archaeology £10,000 PSDS £9,000 St Michael’s Community Nursery £3,000 SAPERE £15,000 UK Youth £2,000

    In addition to the committee awards listed above, the Trustees made two awards:
    Brasenose College Bursary Fund – £10,000 award to mark the service of the outgoing Chairman, William Wates.
    The Butler Trust – £31,750 over three years towards dissemination related work.

    • Allan Wates
      Family Committee

      Abingdon DAMASCUS £10,000 Alexander Divine Hospice £10,000 Freewheelers £3,000 Jamie's Farm £10,000 KeepOut, Coldingley £5,000 London Wildlife Trust £10,000 Mayday Trust £9,070 Music for Autism £2,000 Noah's Ark £10,000 Orpheus Centre £12,000 Panama Bursary 2 £3,827 Restore Hope Latimer £2,000 St John's School £3,000 Surrey Family & Meditation £10,000
    • Norman Wates
      Family Committee

      Caius House £10,000 Cheltenham Festivals £10,000 Deptford Reach £10,000 Gate Theatre, London £10,000 Hollington Youth Club £6,000 London Wildlife Trust £10,000 Prison Fellowship £3,000 Prisoners Abroad £10,000 Refugee Support Network £6,877 Rennie Grove Hospice Care £5,000 Rwanda Cricket Project £5,000 Saving Faces £1,000 Together Women £10,000
    • Ronald Wates
      Family Committee

      Cage4all £7,000 Crossways Counselling £5,000 Highground £6,489 Homestart Chichester £5,000 KeepOut, Coldingley £5,000 Mayor's Fund for London £10,500 Mobility Trust £5,000 National Youth Ballet £10,000 Ormsiton CFT £10,000 Orpheus Centre £12,000 PACSO £3,357 Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association £3,000 Sick Children's Trust £7,000 The Grange Centre £10,000 Uganda Charity Trust £500

    In addition to the committee awards listed above, the Trustees also made an award of £30,000 to Cranfield Trust. This grant was made within the theme of ‘Strengthening the Voluntary Sector’.