Cheltenham Town Community Trust was launched in October 2007 and the Trust received its Charitable Status in May 2008.
The Trust consists of a Board of Trustees who are responsible for the overall governance of the Trust and to ensure that the charity is carrying out its purpose for the public benefit. The Trust has an operational team consisting of a Chief Executive Officer, Trust Manager, and a team of full and part-time staff delivering a range of coaching services and educational programmes across the County of Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds.
The Trust’s charitable aims are:
The objects of the CIO are for the benefit of the public generally and, in particular, the inhabitants of Gloucestershire and its surrounding areas:
To assist and provide facilities for children, young people and their families to play sport whatever their ability or background.
To assist and provide facilities for people to be physically active and to lead healthier lifestyles.
To relieve sickness and to preserve and promote physical and mental health and wellbeing through healthy recreation.
To advance and assist in advancing the education of children and young people.
To provide or assist in the provision of facilities in the interests of social welfare for recreation or other leisure time occupation of individuals who have need of such facilities by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disability, financial hardship or social circumstances with the object of improving their conditions of life.