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John Schofield Trust
John Schofield Trust
NewsroomsForAll

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Why we need your help

Last year the John Schofield Trust (JST): 
helped 75 young people access and navigate a career in journalism through mentoring and training 
delivered our masterclasses to over 200 young and aspiring journalists 
sponsored the Award for Young Talent at the Royal Television Society Awards ? 
To do this, it took:  
115 volunteers  
1,500 volunteer hours  
A committed small charity team working with newsrooms, schools, colleges, universities and other partners ? 
 
We want to do more to help young people from a wide range of backgrounds become journalists and develop their careers, making UK newsrooms as diverse as the audiences they serve. ? 
 
We’re seeking funding of £25,000 to help us bring our vital work to more aspiring young journalists. Anything you can donate will help us do this. ? 
FOR #RememberingJohn campaign: Please help us keep John's legacy alive by making UK newsrooms as diverse as the audiences they serve. 
If you share our vision, please donate today. Your help is greatly appreciated. 
 

Last year the John Schofield Trust: 

  • helped 75 young people access a career in journalism through mentoring and training 
  • delivered masterclasses to over 200 young and aspiring journalists
  • sponsored the RTS Young Talent of the Year Award   

To do this, it took:   

  • 115 volunteers  
  • 1,500 volunteer hours
  • small charity team working with newsrooms, schools, colleges, universities and other partners  

We want to do more to help young people from a wide range of backgrounds become journalists and develop their careers, making UK newsrooms as diverse as the audiences they serve.  

With £25,000, we will fund:

  • more places on face to face mentoring scheme
  • more masterclasses
  • additional management of enhanced activities
  • networking events outside of London
This is our first public fundraising appeal. We need £25,000 to bring our vital work to more aspiring young journalists. Anything you can donate will help us.

If you share our vision, please donate today. Your help is greatly appreciated.

Roohi Hassan and Mahatir Pasha, Annual Reception 2019

27,452.00

raised towards 25,000.00 target

27452.00
25000.00

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Supporters

May 06, 2021

Anonymous

5.00

May 06, 2021

Louise

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Mar 07, 2021

Anonymous

20.00

Feb 02, 2021

Colin Grainger

God bless you Dave. Rest in peace mate

25.00

Jan 13, 2021

250

250.00

Jan 01, 2021

Emma Purcell

Hello, Here is a donation that I?ve raised from supporters of my blog Rock For Disability . I?ve chosen this charity to support your amazing work and as a thank you for accepting me as a mentee in 2021. Kind regards Emma Purcell


Oct 23, 2020

Ewan M

20.00
(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Oct 20, 2020

Anonymous

150.00
(plus 37.50 giftaid)

Oct 20, 2020

Olwyn Hocking

20.00
(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Oct 17, 2020

JV

For the next generation of journos - with anticipation and hope!

20.00
(plus 5.00 giftaid)

109

Total raised so far

27,452.00

Total plus Gift Aid 29,509.00

Direct donations

11,325.00

Raised offline 16,127.00

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