I am pleased to say that, with some RSC funding still available and some new funding from a local trust,  I can now run all 8 days. However, I would like to invite more demonstrators to the Milton Keynes event pending a little more sponsorship – nearly there!

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I have managed to find funding for all five school-based Chemistry at Work days and have secured most of the funding still needed for the three-day annual event at the Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre in June. If anyone knows any organisations willing to add their sponsorship to this very popular event for 450 Secondary School students please contact me as soon as possible.

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While being complimentary about my work the new RSC Outreach Fund has declined my request for further support as they are stopping the funding dedicated to this project. Nevertheless, I am determined to continue to run the school-based Chemistry at Work events already booked by the schools although I need to raise sufficient funds to cover the venue, catering and printing costs to run the annual three-day event for Secondary Schools in June at the Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre as well.  This event now attracts over 400 students annually from the Secondary Schools in the town and surrounding counties and I have been running it now for 18 years.

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Chemisty at Work has proved very succesful over  the years but the RSC have now decided to stop the dedicated funding given to it. I hope to maintain the school-based Chemistry at Work events with continued support from the new RSC Outreach fund. The three-day central venue events however, in Milton Keynes, are immediately effected by this as they are more expensive to run.

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