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2011 | The Royal Foundation


The Duchess of Cambridge together with her husband and brother-in-law established The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry in 2011, which they intend to use as the main vehicle for their philanthropic activities. The Royal Foundation has three main areas of early focus, which are supporting the Armed Forces, Conservation and Young People.

The Duchess of Cambridge works with her Foundation to establish projects which reflect her own charitable aims. For exmaple, in 2013, The Duchess of Cambridge launched M-PACT Plus is a major initiative to provide support at a young age for children whose parents and families are affected by parental drug and alcohol misuse. Created and funded by Comic Relief and The Royal Foundation, the project focuses on a partnership between two charities of which The Duchess is patron, Place2Be and Action on Addiction.


12/06/2011 – Gary Barlow Performs In Aid of The Prince’s Trust – Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrive for a Gary Barlow concert in support of The Prince’s Trust and The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry at Royal Albert Hall on December 6, 2011 in London, England.

07/09/2011 – The Foundation Polo Challenge At The Santa Barbara Polo And Racquet Club – Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends The Foundation Polo Challenge At The Santa Barbara Polo And Racquet Club on July 9, 2011 in Santa Barbara, California.

01/08/2012 – War Horse – UK Premiere – Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives at the UK Premiere of ‘War Horse’ at Odeon Leicester Square on January 8, 2012 in London, England. The premiere was held in the aid of the Royal Foundation.

06/17/2012 – ‘Expanding Horizons’ Primary School Outdoor Camp – Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge interacts with schoolchildren at an ‘Expanding Horizons’ Primary School camp, taking part in various outdoor activities at the Widehorizons Margaret McMillan House in Kent, on June 17, 2012 in Wrotham, England.

07/26/2012 – Launch Of The Coach Core Program At Bacon’s College – Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends a reception as she visits Bacon’s College on July 26, 2012 in London, England. Prince Harry, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visited Bacon’s College and launched the ‘Coach Core’ Programme, a partnership between their Foundation and Greenhouse.