Grants from the Foundation

We welcome any suggestions or applications for projects or grants which meet the aims of the Foundation. There is no specific application form, so please contact one of the Directors.

 

London Go Centre

We have supported the London Go Centre from its inception in September 2017, and we have agreed to cover the rent until 2024, at £2,500/year. 

In addition we have made the following grants to the London Go Centre:

  • February      2018  - £   410 to cover various start-up costs of the London Go Centre. 
  • August         2018 - a further £2,500 for the London Go Centre, to cover a number of items of capital expenditure
  • March          2019 - a further £10,000 for the London Go Centre to cover its rent, also for additional items of capital expenditure (this was paid 50% in March, 50% in April)
  • September  2020 - a further £5,000 for the London Go Centre to cover its rent, also for additional items of capital expenditure.

Other Grants

Grants made to date are:

  • September 2016 - £1,800 to a games cafe in Liverpool, “Sugar and Dice”,  which hosts the revived Liverpool Go Club. This was part of their crowdfunding appeal to fit out the premises.
  • March        2019 - £1,000 to support the British Go Congress in Manchester
  • October     2019 -  £1,100 to support the 50th anniversary Wessex Go Tournament.
  • March       2020 - £3,000 to the BGA to support Youth Go in Britain.
  • July          2020 -  £   500 to support a young player spending time at the Jena International Go School.