Initial Operating Budget

by The Great War Group in Sutton, England, United Kingdom

Initial Operating Budget
We did it
On 21st July 2020 we successfully raised £5,570 with 172 supporters in 27 days

Preserving the memory of, and furthering research on the Great War.

by The Great War Group in Sutton, England, United Kingdom

New stretch target

Start a programme to take underprivileged, minority, disabled and at risk groups to the battlefields for cultural enrichment and social development.


In June 2020, we (historians Alex Churchill and Beth Moore) decided to try a new approach in commemorating the Great War. Six things we want to initially address are:

  • A quarterly journal of substance and quality.
  • A platform for junior members.
  • An annual conference in the UK that moves location each year. 
  • A mentoring programme for schools and local areas so that volunteers can help to foster an interesting in WW1 in their communities. 
  • A wide approach considering all WW1 fronts.
  • A communicative and diverse online presence.

That's a lot of work! And it will take some time.

To that end we have opened the floor at the very beginning for people to be involved, make suggestions and help shape the group. Whilst this means that things like subscriptions etc. are not yet settled, we're making a pledge here to guarantee the arrival of the first issue of our journal "Salient Points"in November 2020, so that you might have something tangible in your hands while work continues. 

In order to get the ball rolling, ensure timely publication in line with Armistice Day, and begin addressing things like a website and other costs associated with starting an organisation like this, your donations would be most gratefully received. 

Each donor will receive a copy of the journal in November. Your name will also appear in the inaugural issue as a founder of the publication.

We're so looking forward to working with all the enthusiastic people who have already approached us and we hope that together we can assure the memory of WW1 continuing into the 21st Century.

Alex and Beth x

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation

£5 or more

£5 Reward

Your name will be included in the first issue of Salient Points as a co-founder of our journal

£10 or more

£10 Reward

Your name will be included in the first issue of Salient Points as a co-founder of our journal and you will receive a copy on publication in November.

£25 or more

£25 Reward

Your name will be included in the first issue of Salient Points as a co-founder of our journal and you will receive a copy on publication in November. You will also go into a draw to win one of five free subscriptions for your first year of membership.

£100 or more

7 of 25 claimed

£100 Reward

Your name will be included in the first issue of Salient Points as a co-founder of our journal and you will receive a copy on publication in November. You will also pay nothing for your two years of membership

£1,000 or more

0 of 10 claimed

£1000 Reward

Have you considered a group donation? In this bracket if you get your group to the Western Front, Alex or Beth will join you and guide you for a day and half. £2000 and both of them will attend.

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