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Absolutely overwhelmed by the support of the Foundation – this is huge for me


The Gus Robinson Foundation – Formed in 2014
Supporting Young People on the Pathway to Successful Careers

Building an amazing future THE CONSTRUCTION EXCELLENCE PROJECT in Partnership with Hartlepool College of Further Education
The late Gus Robinson played a huge part in developing the local construction industry, and also the skills of the individuals who worked for his company.

As a memorial to Gus’s legacy the Foundation will be supporting a series of projects showcasing constructing excellence.

The Project will emulate HCFE's Engineering Project Award in that it will encourage yougsters to aspire high and aid them in their continued education or enhance their career prospects in the field of Construction


Should you know of any youngster who needs financial support to attain their goals and aspirations - please let them know about the Gus Robinson Foundation.

Recent Beneficiaries include:

Harry Henderson - Permorning Arts support

Courtney Hunter - Bursary for educational costs

Joanne Lake - support towards costs for Work the World trip to Zambia

Manilla Cycling - funding for Race Suits

Seaton Carew Cricket Club - contribution towards equipment costs

Oakesway Netball Club - equipment for Mini-Bees Group 3-5 year olds

Amy Richardson School of Dance - Dance World Championships support funding

Restoration of the Ward Jackson Bandstand - to enable local youngsters to perform (in partnership with the Friends of Ward Jackson)

Catholic Club FC - funding towards new kit

Nathan Warren - assisting with work travel costs

Bethany Palfreeman - support for training costs

Miss Toni's Dance Academy -  funding for yougsters to perform at the West End

Perry Gardener, championship swimmer - assisting with training costs

Shannon and Ciara Hanson - financial support for Trampolining competition costs

Great Places Tees Valley - funding for Hartlepool WaterFront event

Hartlepool Sporting Council - recognition and support of sporting achievement Award

Hartlepoool Wadokai - continuing financial support of competition costs

Hartlepool Special Needs Support Group - funding of a group project

West View School - sports kit funding

Dungeon BJJ and Little Gargoyles - new premises' set up costs and equipment

H C F E - Constructing Excellence Award

William Ogden, African Adventure - assisting the funding of Personal Development course

Shannon Hanson, Trampolining Competitor - assistance with travel costs

Hartlepool Tennis Club - new equipment

Reece Robinson - World Challenge funding

2nd year support for Changing Futures Mentoring Project - funding for 2 no. youngsters

Jake Kitching - Performing Arts Student, ongoing support

HCFE Engineering Project Award - Annual Award

Hartlepool Business Forum Young Entrepreneur of the Year - Annual Award

Chloe Fisher - England Team Twirling Competitor - financial support towards competition costs

Changing Futures NE Mentoring Programme, funding for 4 no. youngsters

Daniel Cope - Sporting Bursary

HCFE Sporting Achievement Award - Annual Award

HCFE Aerospace Cadetships x 2 no. - Annual Award

HCFE Project Award - Annual Award

HCFE Apprentice of the Year - Annual Award

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Contact us

If you would like to be considered for funding, please apply in writing to: Jeanette Henderson, Gus Robinson Foundation, Stranton House, West View Road, Hartlepool TS24 0BW