Frequently asked questions

FAQs

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Trust is a registered charity, established by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority to raise funds to benefit the National Park and the people for whom it was created.

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Trust received its registration by the Charity Commission on the 20th July 2018.

The registered charity number for the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Trust is 1179281

Why does the National Park need a Trust?

The National Park needs a Trust to address a growing challenge faced by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park of not having sufficient funds to protect and care for this truly special place, due to a sustained period of statutory funding cuts and ever growing environmental pressures. As a result in May 2018 a decision was taken by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority to invest and support the development of an independent charity to help care and protect the National Park.

How is the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Trust governed?

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Trust has an independent board of six trustees, including two Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority Members. It has a governing document.

Our CIO Constitution

How will the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Trust work with the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority?

The Trust was established by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority but is entirely independent. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) sets out how the Trust and Authority will work together during the Trust’s first five-years.

Memorandum of Understanding

Where will my money be spent?

The Trust’s core costs for the first five years will be covered by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority, meaning the Trust can focus all funds raised on important projects within the National Park.