BritishForcesFoundation

British Forces Foundation Overview

The Founder

Jim Davidson OBE is the Founder of The British Forces Foundation.

The Board of Trustees

The charity has been personally endorsed by the Chief
of the Defence Staff and ministers and attracts a prestigious line-up of Trustees:

Vice-Presidents

The Vice-Presidents of the BFF are Major General Arthur Denaro CBE, General The Lord Guthrie GCB LVO OBE, HE Mahfouz bin Mahfouz, Mr Mike Osman and Admiral Sir Jock Slater GCB LVO DL.

BFF Ambassadors

The British Forces Foundation is proud to have the support of the following Ambassadors – Tony Chaperlin, Derek Cole, Ken Girkin, Paul Hayes, Nigel Jackson, Simon Lowe, Suzy Lowe, Steve Norris, John Oakley, Robin Parker and Darius Sarosh.

 

The Director

The Director of the British Forces Foundation is Mark Cann who served for 12 years in the Army as a Queen’s Royal Lancer retiring as a Major aged 32. He served in Bosnia, Cyprus, Mozambique, Belize, Germany, India, UK and Canada. He became Director of the BFF in June 2000.

 

Latest News
  • BFF supporters, The Cabling Group, are taking on a madcap marathon effort in the name of charity. Their Battersea P… https://t.co/E6QhgZFKtt
  • It's live!!! Bidding can now commence in the fabulous online auction raising money for BFF and SSAFA at… https://t.co/mI11i0HCmL
  • Fancy a fun night out with friends and family? Don't miss the BFF Classic Comedy Night in London - 8 July 2021. Tab… https://t.co/KTxy7sMMRl
  • Fancy joining Team BFF for the Vitality Big Half marathon in London this year? With the national vaccination progra… https://t.co/OCyMc1Rky8

Recent News

Battersea Power Station marathon effort

July 16, 2021

A madcap Battersea Power Station marathon challenge around the streets of London has raised much-appreciated funds for the BFF.

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Online fundraising auction

June 21, 2021

It’s live!!!! Bidding can now commence in the fabulous online auction raising money for BFF and SSAFA at www.jumblebee.co.uk/mayorofbracknellonlineauction.

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Great British Radio interview

May 12, 2021

BFF CEO Mark Cann has been a guest on Great British Radio, the brand new station launched earlier this year providing a voice and a platform for the best that Britain has to offer.

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BFF Classic Comedy Night

March 30, 2021

The UK Armed Forces favourite BFF comedians will take to the stage for the charity’s Classic Comedy Night this summer.

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BFF iPads for troops in isolation

March 24, 2021

The BFF has come to the aid of troops returning from Operations overseas and being placed in Covid isolation.

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Team BFF and the Vitality Big Half

March 22, 2021

Join Team BFF for the Vitality Big Half – the community running event for everyone, regardless of age, background or ability.

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Mayor’s online auction for BFF

March 7, 2021

Here’s your chance to support an online fundraising auction for not one but two exceptional military charities.

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BFF’s comedy catch-up

March 15, 2021

The British Forces Foundation has been catching up with some of its most popular and loyal performers to chat about our morale-boosting shows for the men and women of the UK’s Armed Forces.

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