News and Events

A picture of the outside of the new classroom building
Jul 2018
  In 2017 the Peter Harrison Foundation made a grant of £25,000 towards the building of two new classrooms for Sheiling College in Ringwood, Hampshire. The classrooms have now been completed and are being used by students. This new building has allowed the college to increase its number...
New adaptive boat 'Rigel' on the water
Jul 2018
  Maidenhead Rowing Club's new adaptive boat had its first outing at Marlow Town Regatta recently. It was raced by Dan, one of the club's new adaptive rowers, and came in first place! The adaptive single boat named 'Rigel' was funded by a grant from the Peter Harrison Foundation
May 2018
A grant of £5,000 to the Watermill Foundation is helping to promote cycling for diasbled people in Nairnshire, North-East Scotland.
May 2018
The Foundation has made a grant of £5,000 to the Belfast Community Sports Development Network to encourage teams playing in the girls self-development gaelic football league.
The Trustees of the Peter Harrison Foundation at the opening of the Harrison Centre
Apr 2018
  On 24 April 2018 our Trustees attended the opening ceremony of the new Harrison Centre at Reigate Grammar School. The RGS Harrison Centre is a wonderful new learning and community resource. It houses a new Sixth Form Centre complete with café and social facilities; a High Performance...
Nov 2017
The Peter Harrison Foundation has made a grant of £75,000 over three years to the SportsAid Trust. Each year 25 young disabled sports stars of the future will receive a grant of £1,000 to help meet equipment and travel expenses. Wheelchair rugby player Faye West, one of the first recipients in 2017...
Aug 2017
A grant from the Foundation for the charity Rhythmix has helped to bring live interactive music in the Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital in Brighton.
Aug 2017
A grant to BOSP in Billericay has funded regular hydrotherapy sessions for children with complex special needs.
Aug 2017
British Blind Sport has used a Foundation grant to pay for multi-sport 'have a go' days for young visually impaired  people.
Jul 2017
Youngsters on a short break in the Derbyshire countryside enjoy a kickabout in the 'sports barn' at CHICKS residential retreat near Ashbourne. The charity used a grant from the Foundation to refurbish the former farm building.