NAUTICAL INSTITUTE
    
NORTH EAST OF ENGLAND
    
CONSTITUTION: NAUTICAL INSTITUTE NORTH EAST BRANCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION (‘The Charitable Foundation’)
    
Adopted 5th May 2011
    
1. Objects
    
The Nautical Institute North East Branch Educational Foundation (‘The Charitable Foundation’) exists to support and reflect the International Nautical Institute in its declared charitable aims. 
    
Specifically, it aims to generate and distribute funds:
    
(i) for the advancement of education in the field of nautical science, principally through the activities of the North East Branch of the Nautical Institute;
(ii) to encourage seafaring as a career, particularly amongst young people; and
(iii)to assist seafarers, who have financial difficulties, studying, or wishing to study, to advance their knowledge in the field of nautical science, through the payment of grants or loans.
    
2. Conduct of the Charitable Foundation Activities
    
The activities of the Charitable Foundation shall be conducted under the requirements of the Charity Commissioners for England and Wales and administered by a Charitable Foundation Committee.