The Charitable Trust – The Worshipful Company of Chartered Surveyors Charitable Investment Fund – was originally established in 1977, and has, through the generosity and enthusiasm of Liverymen, accumulated considerable charitable funds, currently in the region of £1.75 m. The fund is invested and managed on a day to day basis by Cazenove Capital Management and administered by appointed Trustees with the Charity Committee acting as advisers.
The Charitable Trust is extremely active working alongside the Education Committee. One of the long term principal aims of the Company is to promote and assist with the education of young people and this forms very much part of the business plan. Overall our current educational aims are to widen the opportunity for entry into the Chartered Surveying profession and the built environment, increasing diversity and providing opportunities which would not have previously existed.
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In achieving this aim, the plans which are being implemented and which continue to evolve comprise a number of established and key new initiatives: