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CSS Charitable Trust - Guidelines for Applicants/Application Form

Posted: 02nd March 2018 | Written by Super CSS People

Guidelines for Applicants

Who we are

  • The CSS Charitable Trust was established in 2013 to support worthy causes in the Braintree District.

Who and what we fund/our themes

  • The Trust welcomes applications from individuals, properly constituted voluntary organisations and charities that operate in the Braintree District.
  • Particular groups that the Trust will consider applications to support include: children/young people, the elderly, people with disabilities, ex-offenders, the homeless, education, the arts, relief from domestic violence, ex-services, mental health, and rural issues.
  • The majority of our grants will be in the region of £500 to £3,000.

What we do not fund

  • General appeals
  • Political or religious projects
  • Research costs
  • Vehicles
  • Overseas travel

How to apply

  • Complete the application form and email it to csscharity@csspeople.co.uk or by post to CSS House, 10-12 Manor Street, Braintree, Essex CM7 3HP.
  • Current deadlines are 31 January and 31 July each year.

What happens next

  • We will contact you if we require any further information prior to the Trustee meeting.
  • You will be informed of the Trustee’s decision within four weeks of the deadline date.

Click here to download an CSS Charitable Trust Application Form and Guidelines

Charity Golf Day 2019

Posted: 19th March 2019 | Written by Super CSS People

We are pleased to announce that we have set a date for our Charity Golf Day in aid of the CSS Charitable Trust. The event is scheduled to take place on Friday 27th September at Gosfield Lake Golf Club.

Celebrating Our 25th Anniversary

Posted: 08th March 2019 | Written by Super CSS People

Today at CSS, we are celebrating 25 years in business. We have come a long way since starting up way back in 1994 and would like to say a massive thank you to everyone that has contributed and made this fantastic achievement possible. 

 

Take a look at the video below, to see just how far we have come since we first started all the way back in 1994!

The CSS Charitable Trust Darts Night 2019

Posted: 04th March 2019 | Written by Super CSS People

We are pleased to let you know that we raised £324.67 from our Darts Tournament on Friday for the CSS Charitable Trust.

Our winners were Stefan Blanks and Mark Fox and our runners up were Daren Fleck and Nick Dimmock. Well done to them.Our thanks goes to all that took part on the night we hope you all enjoyed it.

A special thanks also goes to the fund raising committee; Collette Gleeson, Linda Miller, Rebecca Dunne, Elaine Blanche, Kelly Green and Kelly Stockton for organising another fun and fruitful evening!

Mum’s Joy At Girls £3.5k Charity Boost

Posted: 28th February 2019 | Written by Super CSS People

The CSS Charitable Trust recently donated £3,500 to Olivia Bowyer, 8 to fund her speech and language therapy.

Our CEO, William (Liam) Gleeson said "Her story is spot on with the reason why we set up the charity. We want to help worthy causes and we feel this one case absolutely illustrates what it is all about. The story really resonated with us."

Read more by clicking here

Funding Applications January 2019

Posted: 25th February 2019 | Written by Super CSS People

Following a recent meeting of the Trustees, we are pleased to advise the following applications were granted funds.

Please click here  to view the applications! 

Upcoming Events Throughout 2019

Posted: 01st February 2019 | Written by Super CSS People

As part of our 25th Anniversary celebrations, we are pledging to raise £25,000 for the CSS Charitable Trust in 2019. Take a look below at the upcoming events we have planned so far for this year...

To make a donation to the CSS Charitable Trust, click here

The CSS Charitable Trust Darts Night 2019

Posted: 01st February 2019 | Written by Super CSS People

The CSS Charitable Trust Darts Night is taking place on Friday 1st March at The Sportsman in Lakes Road. To register your interest please contact Kelly Green.

£25,000 for 25 Years in 2019

Posted: 21st January 2019 | Written by Super CSS People

As you may know, CSS will be celebrating our 25th Anniversary this year and as part of our celebrations we pledge to raise £25,000 for the CSS Charitable Trust during 2019. 

The CSS Charitable Trust was set up in 2013 to provide assistance for worthy causes within the Braintree District

The CSS Charitable Trust has annual fundraisers in the form of Golf Days, Darts & Quiz Nights, Race Nights, Yard Sales, Monthly Dress Down Days & last year Rhian Coe ran the London Marathon on behalf of the Trust!

To make a donation to the CSS Charitable Trust please click here

All donations will be gratefully received and every penny we raise goes towards helping worthy causes within the Braintree District!

£25,000 for 25 Years

Posted: 21st January 2019 | Written by Super CSS People

As you well know, CSS will be celebrating our 25th Anniversary this year and as part of our celebrations we pledge to raise £25,000 for the CSS Charitable Trust during 2019. 

The CSS Charitable Trust was set up in 2013 to provide assistance to worthy causes within the Braintree District

The CSS Charitable Trust has annual fundraisers in the form of Golf Days, Darts & Quiz Nights, Race Nights, Yard Sales, Monthly Dress Down Days & last year Rhian Coe ran the London Marathon on behalf of the Trust!

All donations will be gratefully received and every penny we raise goes towards helping worthy causes within the Braintree District!

£25,000 for 25 Years

Posted: 21st January 2019 | Written by Super CSS People

As you well know, CSS will be celebrating our 25th Anniversary this year and as part of our celebrations we pledge to raise £25,000 for the CSS Charitable Trust during 2019. 

The CSS Charitable Trust Darts Night 2018

Posted: 04th December 2018 | Written by Super CSS People

Last Friday saw the CSS Charitable Trust host our 6th Annual Darts Night, which was staged at The Sportsman along Lakes Road in Braintree. The evening was a great social event and enjoyed by all those who participated whether they were a novice or regular player.

Congratulations go to the winners Scott Miller and Vinnie Geaves and runners up Amanda Morys and Mark Fox!

The CSS Charitable Trust Presented With A Cheque From Notley Golf Club

Posted: 12th October 2018 | Written by Super CSS People

The CSS Charitable Trust was presented with a cheque from Michael James, Senior’s Captain at Notley Golf Club from their fundraising for the 2017/2018 golfing season. 

CSS Charitable Trust Race Night 2018

Posted: 08th October 2018 | Written by Super CSS People

Recently, we held our first ever Race Night at O’Gradys Public House in Braintree. Our thanks goes to all those that took part on the night by buying tickets and horses, our race sponsors and those that donated raffle prices.

CSS Charitable Trust Funding Applications -  July 2018

Posted: 03rd August 2018 | Written by Super CSS People

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Funding Applications 

Following a recent meeting of the Trustees, we are pleased to advise the following applications were granted funds.


July 2018

Hope House, Essex – Awarded £750

Braintree Youth Project Charity– Awarded £1,000

Harry Wadforth– Awarded £2,500

2nd Witham Boys Brigade- Awarded - £2,000


Previous funding has helped

January 2018

Braintree Public Gardens– Awarded £500

Eleanor Baker– Awarded £200

Brogan Lawrence - Further Awarded £5,000

Sophie Clayton - Electric Wheel Chair - Awarded £2,000


July 2017

Braintree District Mencap Society - Overhaul of Computer Systems - Awarded £1800

Braintree Area Food Bank - Office Equipment - Awarded £1,000


January 2017

CHARITIES

Braintree District Mencap SocietyFully Equipped Sensory Room – Awarded £2,000.

Braintree & Bocking Public GardensAutomatic Irrigation System for the Shrubberies and Flower Beds – Awarded £2,500.

INDIVIDUALS

Brogan Lawrence 

In May 2016 we donated to help pay for local little boy’s physio sessions. Brogan was born 9 weeks premature and suffered a inter cranial haemorrhage which led to perventricular leuklomalacia and quadriplegia cerebral palsy. His family are raising funds for Brogan to attend regular weekly “Spider Therapy” sessions that focuses on improving the strength in his lower limbs, core strength and stability. – Awarded a further £2,500.


July 2016

Braintree Area Food Bank – Awarded £500

Red Balloon Learner Centre (Braintree) – Awarded £1,000

Cressing Primary School – Awarded £570

January 2016

Birdbrook Bowls Club - Awarded £1,680

Brogan Lawrence - Awarded £5,040

The Harvey Brothers - Awarded £10,115.75

July 2015

Vincent Scales Mobility Scooter - Awarded £969.99

Braintree Mencap - Awarded £2,000

Essex Air Ambulance – Awarded £78

July 2014

Braintree Mencap Awarded - £1,500

Essex Air Ambulance Awarded £500

BENS (Braintree Emergency Night Shelter) - Awarded £500

Citizen Advice Centre (Braintree) – Awarded £1,000

Braintree Youth Project - Awarded £ 750

Farleigh Hospice - Awarded £2,100

January 2014

First Stop Centre - Awarded £1,000

Red Balloon Learner Centre (Braintree) - Awarded £1,000

PARC (Braintree) - Awarded £500

Families in Focus Awarded £600


We thank you for your continued support

Registered Charity No: 1152628 CSS House, 10-12 Manor Street, Braintree, Essex CM7 3HP 

CSS Charitable Trust is set up to provide assistance for worthy causes within the Braintree District

The London Marathon 2018 - Well done Rhian !

Posted: 24th April 2018 | Written by Super CSS People

Well done Rhian!

The Trustees of CSS Charitable Trust would like to congratulate Rhian Coe who completed her 1st London Marathon on Sunday, on our behalf, in 4 Hrs: 55 Mins and 48 Secs.

You can still sponsor Rhian on the Virgin Money Giving page at the link below.

https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charity-web/charity/displayCharityCampaignPage.action?campaignId=5494&charityId=1013356

We are pleased to announce that the CSS Charitable Trust has won a place in the Charity Ballot for the 2018 London Marathon which takes place on 22nd April.

Rhian Coe, from Braintree, will be running the Marathon on our behalf.  

You can find out more about Rhian and our fund raising campaign please by clicking on CSS Charitable Trust London Marathon

Virgin Moneygiving                                    

                    

                                               

                      Rhian in training and completing the Bedford 20 on 25th March in 3:33:44

                                                                                                             

Braintree & Witham Times appeal helps raise £2K for Sophie’s Wheelchair

Posted: 02nd March 2018 | Written by Super CSS People

Braintree & Witham Times Article

CSS Charitable Trust Darts Night 24th November 2017

Posted: 27th November 2017 | Written by Super CSS People

Notley Golf Club Presentation

Posted: 06th April 2017 | Written by Super CSS People

From left to right: Collette Gleeson, Stephen Gleeson and Darran Liversidge.

The CSS Charitable Trust was recently presented with a cheque from Darren Liversidge at Notley Golf Club.

Darran nominated the CSS Charitable Trust as his chosen charity for his captaincy of the Club. Darren organised several golf events to raise funds throughout the year and the cheque for £3,500 was presented to two of our Trustee’s at the Captains Drive in on Sunday 2nd April. A BIG thank you to Darren and all that took part with his fundraising.

CSS Charitable Trust 4th Annual Golf Day - 30th September 2016

Posted: 30th September 2016 | Written by Super CSS People

Team CSS captained by William (Liam) Gleeson. From left to right. Dougie Brash, Peter Inalisan, Andrew Davidson and William (Liam) Gleeson

PUTTING CHARITY FIRST

Gosfield Lake hosted the fourth annual CSS Charitable Trust Golf Day on Friday 30th September. 104 golfers competed in teams of four, playing an 18-hole stableford. The winning Team was captained by Frank Caulfield, scoring 118 points, closely followed by the runners up captained by Dave Wightman.

The individual winner was Dean John, playing off a handicap of 14, with a final score of 39 points, with Steve Ross coming in second, playing off 24, with 38 points.

Prizes were also given for nearest the pins, the longest drive and a putting competition.

A raffle and a small auction, hosted by guest Pro, Steve Bottomley PGA, contributed to the impressive sum of £8202 being raised.

The CSS Charitable Trust was established in 2013 by William (Liam) Gleeson, the CEO of CSS Recruitment and Training. CSS has been based in Braintree for over 22 years and the trust was set up to support worthy causes in the Braintree District.

CSS Charitable Trust 3rd Annual Golf Day 25th September 2015 - Photos

Posted: 30th September 2015 | Written by Super CSS People

Team CSS, 

Team CSS SafeWear, 

Team McCann, 

Team Morgan Clark, 

Team Nags Head, 

Team Houghton, 

Team Busy Beaver, 

Team Swift, 

Team Daz, 

Team Tamdown, 

Team Butcher, 

Team Arthur J Gallagher, 

Team W Jones, 

Team Palmer, 

Team CSS Clayden, 

Team Knights, 

Team Caulfield, 

Team McGinty, 

Team Pink, 

Team Guy, 

Team Solar GB, 

Team Acumen, 

Team Salmon, 

Team Hancock, 

Team Lambert Chapman, 

Team RDT, 

Team Larkin, 

Putting Competition Winner - Ray Calder - Team Acumen, 

Longest Drive 7th Hole - Colm Kinsella - Team McCann, 

Nearest the Pin 2nd Hole - Winner - Don Cutmore - Team Lambert Chapman, 

Nearest the Pin 5th Hole - Winner - Paul Dew - Team CSS, 

Nearest the Pin 8th Hole - Winner - John Milward - Team Houghton, 

Nearest the Pin 15th Hole - Winner - Chris Morgan - Team Morgan Clark, 

Nearest the Pin 17th Hole - Winner - Gary Nash - Team Guy, 

Runner Up Team - Team Lambert Chapman, 

Winning Team - Team CSS SafeWear, 

3rd Individual - Josh Newman - Team CSS SafeWear, 

2nd Individual - Brett Lewis - Team Swift, 

1st Individual - Paul Turnpenny - Team McGinty.

CSS Charitable Trust 2nd Annual Golf Day - 26th September 2014 - Photos

Posted: 30th September 2014 | Written by Super CSS People

CSS Charitable Trust - Guidelines for Applicants/Application Form

Guidelines for ApplicantsWho we are The CSS Charitable Trust was established in 2013 to support worthy causes in the Braintree District.Who and what we fund/our themes The Trust welcomes applications from individuals, properly constituted voluntary organisations and charities that operate in the Braintree District.Particular groups that the Trust will consider...

Posted: 02nd March 2018 Read   

Charity Golf Day 2019

We are pleased to announce that we have set a date for our Charity Golf Day in aid of the CSS Charitable Trust. The event is scheduled to take place on Friday 27th September at Gosfield Lake Golf Club.

Posted: 19th March 2019 Read   

Celebrating Our 25th Anniversary

Today at CSS, we are celebrating 25 years in business. We have come a long way since starting up way back in 1994 and would like to say a massive thank you to everyone that has contributed and made this fantastic achievement possible.  Take a look at the video below, to see...

Posted: 08th March 2019 Read   

The CSS Charitable Trust Darts Night 2019

We are pleased to let you know that we raised £324.67 from our Darts Tournament on Friday for the CSS Charitable Trust.Our winners were Stefan Blanks and Mark Fox and our runners up were Daren Fleck and Nick Dimmock. Well done to them.Our thanks goes to all that took part...

Posted: 04th March 2019 Read   

Mum’s Joy At Girls £3.5k Charity Boost

The CSS Charitable Trust recently donated £3,500 to Olivia Bowyer, 8 to fund her speech and language therapy.Our CEO, William (Liam) Gleeson said "Her story is spot on with the reason why we set up the charity. We want to help worthy causes and we feel this one case absolutely...

Posted: 28th February 2019 Read