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Launchpoint is a registered charity that supports British Gliding. Prior to 2017, Launchpoint was known as the Caroline Trust. Launchpoint aims include providing opportunities to experience gliding, and to facilitate participants at all stages to expand their horizons in the sport. Applications are open to all.


The small team of Launchpoint trustees are all actively involved in gliding. The lead trustee is Robert John. All donations and gifts are allocated to the charity’s beneficiaries. No deductions are made for administration and no payments are made to trustees. Launchpoint is the BGA’s adopted charity. The BGA provides this website and other support at no cost to the charity. Launchpoint’s aims are delivered through Caroline Awards and Ted Lys Awards.

Charity No: 1089009

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