The object of the CIO is to promote the efficiency of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces in such charitable ways as the trustees think fit with particular reference to:
Increasing physical fitness
Fostering the esprit de corps; and
of members of the Royal Air Force.
In particular (but not by way of limitation) the trustees may further the object through encouraging and facilitating the playing of, and participation in, and the provision of or assisting in the provision of facilities for, sport in the Royal Air Force.
Provision of an umbrella organisation for the 49 individual RAF Sports Associations who are currently all independent charities in their own right.
Allocation of grants to all RAF Sports Associations covering kit, equipment, development, overseas visits and operating costs.
Provision of a full finance service to the RAF Sports Association charities from bill payment, booking keeping, compilation of accounts and arrangement of independent examination.
Charitable governance advice and assistance to the hundreds of Serving members who contribute to the organisation of sport in the RAF.