Author Archives: David Parry

Review of 2019

Building strong relationships with like-minded charities and good causes is one of the Foundation’s key objectives. During 2019 we returned to help some old “friends” but also added some new faces, all with exciting and imaginative projects that we were able to fund. Our strong performance in 2018 has been followed by a great 2019. […]

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New Technology Grant for Institute in the Park

In July 2019 we made our second grant to Institute in the Park at the University of Liverpool, underpinning our long term relationship with them in supporting vital research into childhood illnesses. Our grant of £13,717 covered the cost of a 4D Nucleofactor platform from Lonza. This system will facilitate an area of research that […]

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Impressive research into Alzheimers underway at UWE

The Foundation is committed to supporting both research into Alzheimers and organisations giving practical help  for those suffering from the disease and their caring families. In 2018 we found Brace, a charity in Bristol, with a good record of research into dementia. After much discussion with them we decided to support the research work being […]

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Are we making a difference?

Having made our first grant in July 2015 we thought it would be helpful to ask some of those charities and good causes we have helped with main grants to let us know what is happening. Their reports help us improve how we approach our grant making and how we can better unearth those great […]

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Computers and toys transforming lives at Southside

This year we came across a special charity called Southside which is focused on improving the lives of the underprivileged in parts of Bath. The focus of their work is compelling and the people involved are inspirational. After lots of discussion we decided to give them a grant to buy much needed computers to help […]

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Great News: audio grant for Infosound

We are coming to the end of our 2016/17 financial year and wanted to bring you up to date with recent grants we have made and new relationships being forged. In May 2017 we made a grant of £3388.60 to Infosound. Infosound is a very small charity based in Brighton, with a big reach, providing a […]

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Research Grant made to Institute in the Park, Liverpool

Alongside the new Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool which we covered in our blog last year, an equally innovative and much needed modern research and education facility is being developed on the same campus. The International Centre for Children’s Research, Innovation and Education opened its new building in 2015 and plans are in place […]

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Foundation’s Grant to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool.

In August 2015, Parry Family Charitable Foundation made a grant of £12000 to fund two personalised bedrooms at the new Alder Hey Children’s Hospital Liverpool. Our guest bloggers Clare White, Chief Executive of Alder Hey Childrens Charity and Jess Carter-Willis,Trusts & Foundations Manager, explain what it means to them and the hospital. “Grants from charitable trusts […]

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Tiger Kloof gets Wi-Fi grant.

In July 2015, Parry Family Charitable Foundation made a grant of £7588 to install Wi-Fi and cover running costs for two years at Tiger Kloof School in the township of Vryburg South Africa.  Hear what our guest blogger Mark Boobbyer, Director of Tiger Kloof Educational Institution, has to say.    “The Wi-Fi is a great success…we […]

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