The Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Community Support Grants Scheme has grants available to registered charities for projects that:
- Prevent or alleviate financial hardship and its effects
- Improve the lives of those affected by poor physical and/or mental health and wellbeing
- Provide educational and employment opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people
- Tackle social exclusion and disadvantage.
Large and small grant applications are considered at meetings held in January, April, July and October.
Charities can apply for either large grants of £5,000 and above or for small grants of between £500 and £5,000. The closing date for applications to the small grants programme is the 19 May 2017
Large grants require a Community Support Enquiry Form to be completed at least two weeks in advance of the deadline. The closing date for the large grants enquiry form is 3 July 2017 for an application deadline of 28 July 2017.
The foundation also has Medical and Social Research Grants.
Read more about the foundation’s grant schemes online.