Charity MMBF Trust changing lives worldwide

UK based charity MMBF Trust is changing lives worldwide with their sponsorships and grants aimed at young people in arts and aviation. The charitable trust which is the brainchild of high society bachelor Matthew C. Martino was launched on the 27th of October 2014 and since it’s launched has wasted no time in gaining impact worldwide and supporting as many young people as possible.




























The MMBF (Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund) is a UK based charity that supports aspiring pilots worldwide through grants towards PPL,CPL and other pilot training courses and also supports filmmakers worldwide through training grants and bursaries, funding for first time filmmakers under 18 and provides sponsorship for film related events such as film festivals and film award ceremonies.

MMBF Trust has since its launched teamed up with Colchester Film Festival to introduce the Matthew Martino Rising Star Award which was handed out to Daisy Jacobs at the 2014 festival. Colchester Film Festival described it as follows: “This year Colchester Film Festival is introducing the Matthew Martino Rising Star Award. The aim of the award is to encourage new and emerging British filmmakers by publicising their talent and supporting their future work. The award is chosen in collaborate with the festival directors and this year’s festival judges.”

































As well as this the MMBF Trust was also a sponsor of 2014’s Bath Film Festival and are a sponsor of Witin Radio’s Fall Music Festival 2014.

The Trust is privately funded with founder Matthew C. Martino the benefactor of the foundation. Martino doesn’t hold an official role with the foundation however MMBF’s spokesperson Sharon Harris has confirmed that the 22year old entrepreneur and film executive occasionally carries out ‘light duties’ on behalf of the MMBF Trust.