The BALI Chalk Fund was established in 1975 with a legacy from the widow of Geoffrey Chalk, owner of Gavin Jones Ltd. and founder member of the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI).
To support and develop a highly skilled and engaged landscaping community that meets the needs of the industry, its organisations, and its people.
- To provide financial and inspirational support for organisations and initiatives with aligned and complimentary objectives.
- To seek opportunities to maximise the outcomes achieved with its funds at each stage.
- To develop an employer led network to ensure BCF is, and remains relevant.
- Seek, establish and develop significant sources of funding to ensure the fund is effective in perpetuity.
Peter Jennins O.B.E.
Chairman & former BALI Chairman.
Former BALI Director & Treasurer, former Director/Owner of Gavin Jones Ltd, current Director of Clifton Nurseries Ltd
Former BALI Chairman & Director of NAG Solutions
Former Head of Horticulture and Landscape @Capel Manor College & Quality Manager for Teaching & Learning
Former BALI Chairman, Managing Director of Oak View Landscapes & Honorary Fellow of Writtle University College
Former BALI Chairman & Landscape Architect
Landscape & Horticulture Apprenticeships Deputy Lead Assessor
Former BALI Chairman, Former Chairman of Green-tech
Former BALI Chairman, Landscape Architect & Director of P.C.Landscapes Ltd.