inspiring community since 1596

inspiring community since 1596

From supporting young people through an outstanding education to caring for those around us, our charity works with people of all ages and backgrounds and brings them together to inspire a sense of community in all that we do.

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giving young people the best start in life

As one of the largest bursary providers in the country, we grant thousands of young people access to an outstanding education at our foundation schools – Old Palace, Trinity, and Whitgift – that many could not otherwise afford.

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caring for those
around us

From supporting Croydon’s carers to giving older people a sense of community, comfort, and joy in later life, we want to ensure everyone in our community is looked after with care and compassion.

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taking pride in Croydon

We’ve been investing in Croydon for more than 420 years. Because while much has changed since 1596, the community values John Whitgift stood for then are as relevant today as they ever were, perhaps even more so.

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