Objects of the Association

  1. To promote the efficiency of the Grenadier Guards (hereinafter called 'The Regiment') and to maintain its history, traditions and esprit de corps.

  2. To Relieve either generally or individually, persons who are serving or who have served in the Regiment and their dependants who are in conditions of need, hardship and distress.

  3. In furtherance of these Objects the Association through its Trustees shall have the following powers:

    1. To take all necessary action to publicise and disseminate information concerning the Regiment's history, deeds and traditions anjd to encourage recruiting

    2. To execute and administer charitable trusts.

    3. To receive, take and accept any gifts of property whether subject to any special trusts or not.

    4. To receive and accept contributions by way of donations or otherwise and top raise funds for the said Objects provided that the Trustees shall not undertake any permanent trading activities concerned solely with the said raising of funds.

  4. To assist distressed and needy beneficiaries or their dependants by way of grants, gifts, supplementary allowances or otherwise and where necessary to promote their education and advancement in life.

  5. To pay for such items, services and facilities by way of donations or subscriptions to charitable institutions or organisations which provide or which undertake in return to provide such items, services or facilities for distressed and needy beneficiaries.

  6. Subject to such consents as may from time to time be required by law to purchase, take lease or exchange any property required for the purposes of the Association and lease, exchange or otherwise dispose of the same.

  7. Subject to such consents as may from time to time be required by law to borrow or raise money for the purposes of the Association on such terms and such security as may be thought fit.

  8. To invest funds and property of the Association for use for purposes of the Association in such investments as may from time to time be authorised by law.

  9. To accumulate funds of the Association for such periods as may from time to time be authorised by law.

  10. To constitute and form branches of the Association to further the Objects of the Association in accordance with the By-Laws established by the Association for its Branches.

  11. To do all such other things as shall be necessary for the attainment of the said Objects.