BAFUNCS Benevolent Fund (BBF)

The Benevolent Fund is administratively entirely separate from BAFUNCS, but it is under the control of Trustees drawn from and appointed by the Association. The BAFUNCS Benevolent Fund is registered with the United Kingdom Charity Commissioners (Registered Number 297524). Its purpose is to give financial assistance to any former employees of the United Nations or its Organizations and Bodies and their dependants ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom. Beneficiaries do not have to be members of the Association.

A number of documents regarding the fund are provided below:

Further information about the Fund can be obtained from the Clerk to the Trustees (, the BAFUNCS Regional Representatives or Regional Welfare Officers.

Benevolent Fund Trustees

  • Chairman
  • Mr Cyril Groom


  • Clerk/Treasurer to the Trustees
  • Mr Geoffrey Ward
  • Margalla, Higher Gunville
  • Milborne Port
  • Sherborne, DT9 5AW


  • Other Trustees
  • Prof. Philip Daniel
  • Dr John Doherty
  • Mrs Susan Idreos
  • Mrs Terri Jezeph
  • Miss Penny Ratcliffe

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