2014 News

Prince of Wales Commends the Cook Foundation UK

In a speech by The Prince of Wales at the Business in the Community Responsible Business Awards 2014, he commended the Cook Foundation sister Charity in the UK specifically for its work. The following video is a recording of the full speech:

HRH The Prince of Wales said:

“Ladies and gentlemen, the message at the heart […]

September 26th, 2014|2014 News, Latest News|

Cook Foundation releases MP Grant Scheme

The Cook Foundation, a charitable trust, has commenced making grants for charitable causes in the community. For its ongoing charitable work the Foundation will be making at least 2 – 3 grants per month of up to $2,000 each. The hope is to continue to grow this over time.

The trustees who are running […]

September 11th, 2014|2014 News, Cook Foundation Projects, Latest News|

Project Report: Mr Temaeva Karati

Mr Karati is an elderly gentleman who had nine falls in his bathroom over a 3 week period. (February 2014) and was admitted to hospital after his last fall. The Occupational Therapist became concerned and approached Te Vaerua to see if we could arrange some funding to renovate the bathroom and make it safe […]

September 3rd, 2014|2014 News, Cook Foundation Projects|

Cook Island Article – New Safety Rail

Volunteers have been hard at work building a new safety rail at Blackrock designed to prevent motorists driving over the bank. Nono Rangi, head of the Ruaan Community Working Group, said a group of men have given up time over the past two Saturdays and the railing should be completed this weekend.
Funding for the […]

September 3rd, 2014|2014 News, Cook Foundation Projects, News Articles|

Cook Island News – The Cook Foundation

The Cook Foundation, a charitable foundation set up by United Kingdom resident George Cook, continues to roll out projects and distribute funding for a wide range of causes.

The trustees of the foundation are continuing with the programme of making grants to organisations for projects, or needs recommended by the Members of Parliament.

In December, the […]

September 3rd, 2014|2014 News, News Articles|

Cook Foundation Fundraising Report April 2014

The charity’s source of income going forward is anticipated to be entirely from royalty payments on various patented inventions, starting with AirDropBox. On 30th June 2014 the Cook Foundation (Cook Islands) granted the Cook Foundation UK a Licence to use patent application GB1309599.7 filed on 29 May 2013 and filed internationally as PCT/GB2014/051642 on […]

August 29th, 2014|2014 News, Reports|

Cook Foundation Trustees Report and Financial Statements 2014

The Trustees present their annual report together with the financial statements of Cook Foundation UK (an associate charity of The Cook Foundation registered in the Cook Islands) for the year ended 31 March 2014. The Trustees confirm that the Annual report and financial statements of the charity comply with the current statutory requirements, the […]

August 20th, 2014|2014 News, Latest News, Reports|