RAF Benevolent Fund

Help those that have helped us

The RAF Benevolent Fund was formed in 1919 to assist those within the RAF ‘Family’ The following is taken from the main RAF Benevolent Fund Website:
Note. The links take you to the main website.

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Since our foundation in 1919, the RAF Benevolent Fund has been there, through thick and thin, supporting the RAF Family. We are an independent charity and receive no regular Government funding. We rely entirely on your support to continue our work.

Our principal activities are the following:

  • To provide assistance to the RAF Family, when they are in need.
  • To maintain and preserve the RAF Memorial in London on behalf of the nation.
  • To support the morale and wellbeing of the serving RAF.
  • To be responsible for the Bomber Command Memorial in central London.

We provide a spectrum of services that range from our Airplay programme supporting children growing up on RAF stations, to relationship counselling for RAF couples and respite breaks for RAF families and veterans.


We also support members of the Air Cadet Organisation (ACO) (including members of the Combined Cadet Force RAF component) if they are injured whilst on duty.

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