The aim of the RTR Benevolent Fund is to provide financial assistance to past and present members of the Regiment and their immediate dependants who find themselves in financial hardship and/or distress. The RTR Benevolent Fund follows the guidelines of applying benevolence laid down by The ABF The Soldier's Charity.
The RTR Benevolent Fund does not normally support the following:
Repair to Owner Occupier Property
Nursing Home and Private Medical Fees
Financial assistance to deserving cases is provided by the Regimental Council.
Annuities and Nursing Home Fees are available through The ABF The Soldier's Charity.
The Regimental Council are the Managing Trustees for all funds and property belonging to the RTR Benevolent Fund. The Regimental Council comprises of:The Regimental Council comprises of:
The Colonel Commandant - President
The Regimental Colonel - Chairman
Deputy Colonel Commandant (A). Responsible for financial matters
Deputy Colonel Commandant (B). Responsible for regimental matters
Commanding Officers of 1 RTR and 2 RTR
Income - There are three main sources of income:
Investments and dividends
Donations and legacies
Subscriptions from the Regimental Pay Scheme
Expenditure - There are three main sources of expenditure:
Grants to individuals for benevolence
Grants to other welfare agencies
Professional and office expenditure