Grant maker

Masonic Trust

http://www.mcf.org.uk

(Registered Charity No: 1164703)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
Grants made
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Over the last five years they've made 123 significant donations to registered charities totalling £7,608,198

When Amount Grantee Donors To be used for
31/01/2018 £315,000 Diabetes UK 3 3 PhD studentships to research all types of diabetes.
31/01/2018 £16,665 Compton Hospice Wolverhampton 2 Compassionate Communities: volunteer led bereavement support for patients, carers and families
31/01/2018 £20,000 Saint Francis Hospice Romford 5 Pre- and post- bereavement support for lonely isolated carers
31/01/2018 £19,896 Ty Hafan Cardiff 1 Bereavement counselling, therapy and play therapy service for parents, siblings and family of children with life-limiting conditions.
31/01/2018 £28,402 Magic Breakfast 2 Providing a nutritious breakfast for children from deprived backgrounds.
31/01/2018 £10,000 Rays of Sunshine 1 Activities in hospitals for children with serious illnesses.
31/01/2018 £30,000 Amaze 5 Advice and information regarding accessing the DLA (Disability Living Allowance) for disadvantaged families of children with disabilities.
31/01/2018 £75,000 Ashley Foundation 6 Advice, information and support regarding mental health issues for homeless people.
31/01/2018 £255,000 Kidney Research UK 1 3 PhD studentships to research the role of microphages in accelerated atherosclerosis during chronic kidney disease.
31/01/2018 £12,658 Heart of Kent Hospice Aylesford 3 In it Together: Bereavement Support for Carers of People with Dementia
31/01/2018 £90,000 Roundhouse Trust 4 Education and training in music and spoken word for disadvantaged young people who are NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training).
31/01/2018 £60,000 Brent Carers Centre 1 Education, advice and information, respite and support for isolated young adult carers.
31/01/2018 £54,000 RESTORE 1 Fellowship to research life-saving skin grafting using the immune system.
31/01/2018 £1,000,000 Age UK 6 Tackling Loneliness, Disadvantage and Financial Hardship for 10,000 Older People
31/01/2018 £15,782 Martlets Hospice Hove 1 Earthworks: bereavement support for men through a therapeutic horticulture allotment
31/01/2018 £20,000 St Christopher's Hospice 4 To establish Bereavement Help-Points in South East London.
31/01/2018 £10,000 Bede House Association 7 Support, education, advice and information for women who have experienced domestic abuse.
31/01/2018 £69,902 Age UK Northumberland 2 Advocacy service for older people with cancer and other long term health conditions.
31/01/2018 £225,000 Bowel & Cancer Research 3 3 PhD studentships to research bowel diseases and bowel cancer.
31/01/2018 £12,723 Mary Ann Evans Hospice 2 Volunteer-led pre- and post- bereavement drop-in sessions for adults within the hospice or in funeral homes
31/01/2018 £30,000 Chilterns MS Centre 3 Specialist neuro-physiotherapy for people with multiple sclerosis
31/01/2018 £61,236 Linkage Community Trust 3 Employment support and training for adults with learning disabilities and/ or autism
31/01/2018 £100,000 Lord Mayor's Appeal 1 Opportunities for isolated children and young people to engage in creative music projects with the London Symphony Orchestra.
31/01/2018 £50,000 SHP Single Homeless Project 2 user-led micro vegetable farms in hostel gardens for vulnerable homeless people with multiple complex needs including mental ill health and drug and alcohol addiction.
31/01/2018 £70,692 NANSA Norfolk and Norwich Scope Association 1 Support for families of children with disabilities to resolve sleep disturbance issues.
31/01/2018 £23,000 Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust 3 Music education for children and young people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and/ or additional needs.
31/01/2018 £19,995 St Mary's Hospice Ulverston 1 Emotional support through DIY upcycling workshops for carers, pre- and post- bereavement adults and people with life-limiting conditions
31/01/2018 £19,449 Willowbrook Hospice Prescot 1 Bereavement support for family of those receiving specialist palliative care services.
31/01/2018 £20,000 Red Balloon Learner Centre 3 Bursury fund to enable children and young people who have been bullied to receive alternative education and emotional support.
31/01/2018 £35,481 Charnwood 20:20 12 Education and employment support and counselling for disadvantaged young people who are NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training).
31/01/2018 £38,652 Headway Norfolk and Waveney 2 Rehabilitation, occupational therapy and support for survivors of acquired brain injury.
30/09/2017 £45,000 KIDS 7 Weekly sessions to develop physical, cognitive, behavioural and communication skills for children with learning disabilities or developmental delay.
30/09/2017 £12,030 Whirlow Farm Trust 1 Education sessions for young people with multiple disabilities and additional needs.
30/09/2017 £66,582 Priors Court Foundation 1 Bakery to provide work experience and training for young people with autism and learning disabilities.
30/09/2017 £45,000 Compaid Trust 5 Training in digital and IT skills for adults with disabilities.
30/09/2017 £60,000 Dogs for Good 2 Workshops for parents and families showing how pet dogs can be trained to provide emotional and practical support for children with autism.
30/09/2017 £20,000 Carers' Trust Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes 2 Life skills training, one-to-one support, social groups, a residential weekend, health & wellbeing sessions and advice and information for young adult carers.
30/09/2017 £60,000 Shelter 5 Advice worker offering advice and information on debt, welfare benefits and housing for homeless and vulnerably housed people.
30/09/2017 £24,000 Strode Park Foundation 2 Sensory and soft play room for children with complex disabilities and life-limiting conditions.
30/09/2017 £51,712 Kids Inspire 3 Creative psychotherapist to support vulnerable children with mental and emotional health problems.
30/09/2017 £45,000 Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust 1 Outreach service in the Royal Marsden Hospital providing advice and information, support and counselling for women diagnosed with cervical cancer.
30/09/2017 £30,000 Carers' Trust Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk 2 Advice and information, one-to-one support, group support and activities for young carers and young adult carers.
30/09/2017 £53,495 Age UK East Sussex 6 Outreach advice and information service focusing on benefits advice for vulnerable isolated older people.
30/09/2017 £54,146 St Basils 5 Support worker based in supported accommodation providing independent living skills training, advice, information and support regarding education and employment for homeless young people.
30/06/2017 £15,000 Home-Start Wirral 5 Volunteer-led support for mothers and expectant mothers who have mild to moderate mental health issues.
30/06/2017 £20,000 Shelter Cymru 3 Advocacy, advice and information and support for homeless or vulnerably housed people.
30/06/2017 £48,232 Whizz-Kidz 7 Mobile clinics which assess children and young people with disabilities for mobility equipment and wheelchairs.
30/06/2017 £50,775 Treloar Trust 1 Work experience officer to support young people with multiple complex disabilities and learning disabilities.
30/06/2017 £66,412 Age UK Leicestershire and Rutland 4 Volunteer-led digital training and support for older people experiencing digital isolation and social isolation.
30/06/2017 £46,036 Family Lives 7 Volunteer-led befriending for socially isolated families from areas of multiple deprivation who have children aged 6-16.
30/06/2017 £40,000 Drake Music 6 User-led creation of bespoke instruments and music technology for people with disabilities.
30/06/2017 £39,590 Age UK Merton 4 Long-term rehabilitation support for stroke survivors.
30/06/2017 £40,000 Shekinah Mission 2 Drop-in support, advice and information on education, training and healthcare for homeless women.
30/06/2017 £31,000 Canterbury Cathedral Trust 3 Apprenticeship for a young stonemason at Canterbury Cathedral.
30/06/2017 £75,000 East Lancashire Deaf Society 2 British Sign Language catering training for deaf young people.
30/06/2017 £60,000 Cruse Bereavement Care 9 Email and phone helpline providing bereavement support and advice.
31/03/2017 £79,894 The Children's Trust 4 Advice, information and support for children with brain injuries and their families.
31/03/2017 £16,000 Empire Fighting Chance 13 Therapeutic boxing for disadvantaged young people to improve mental health and support social inclusion.
31/03/2017 £49,979 The Lullaby Trust 5 Helpline and online advisor providing bereavement support, advice and information for parents/ families who have lost a baby to SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome)
31/03/2017 £60,000 Henshaws 4 Advice and information for visually impaired people newly diagnosed with sight loss.
31/03/2017 £25,000 Arthritis Care 3 Volunteer-led support groups for people with arthritis.
31/03/2017 £49,500 Leonard Cheshire Disability 7 User-led community-based activities for young people with disabilities.
31/03/2017 £37,137 Boccia England 2 Disability Officer to create and support afterschool boccia clubs for disadvantaged young people with physical, learning and visual disabilities.
31/03/2017 £40,000 The Clink Charity 2 Café in prison providing employment training for offenders.
30/09/2016 £60,000 Bipolar UK 3 Bipolar Support Line service consisting of a trained team providing immediate online and phone support to people affected by Bipolar Disorder.
30/09/2016 £39,989 Bendrigg Trust 2 Installing ceiling hoists in adapted bedrooms for people with disabilities taking part in outdoor activity breaks.
30/09/2016 £10,000 Young Gloucestershire 4 To provide a co-ordinator to expand a mentoring project which matches NEET young people from disadvantaged backgrounds with business professionals to provide support, careers advice and work experience.
30/09/2016 £10,000 Worthing Churches Homeless Projects 3 Funding towards the salary of an Outreach Project Worker to work with clients in their own homes, helping them with life skills to enable them to live independently.
30/09/2016 £30,000 Groundwork London 5 1-1 mentoring and support for NEET young people, long-term unemployed adults and people with chronic health problems or disabilities. Aims to address barriers to employment, build confidence and gain social, practical and technical skills.
30/09/2016 £65,250 The Rose Road Association 2 300 emergency overnight short breaks per year for severely disabled children and young people whose families are in crisis.
30/09/2016 £60,048 Music in Hospitals 5 Live music concerts for older people living in care homes.
30/09/2016 £53,692 Herefordshire Carers Support 3 Funding towards a Support Worker who will work in Herefordshire schools to implement systems to identify and refer young carers to Hereford Carers Support.
30/09/2016 £50,000 Lord's Taverners 5 Funding towards Wicketz Programme Development Manager who will develop sports programmes aimed at improving the lives of disadvantaged young people in Bristol.
30/09/2016 £22,000 Tall Ships Youth Trust 5 Project to increase the employment opportunities of NEET young people by offering life skills training, sailing training, and support with physical and mental health issues.
30/09/2016 £144,690 Kidney Research UK 1 To identify the role of the immune system in accelerating atherosclerosis during chronic kidney disease.
30/09/2016 £60,000 Special Olympics GB 7 Expanding sports programme for people with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD) by increasing training of staff and volunteers, expanding available activities, providing more adapted equipment and covering transport costs to training facilities.
30/09/2016 £60,000 Combat Stress 3 Provision of community mental health nurses to support armed forces veterans with mental health conditions.
30/09/2016 £90,000 Dementia UK 2 Funding towards salary of the Director of Clinical Services to increase the Admiral Nursing Services, develop the helpline and eventually expand the service in the UK.
30/09/2016 £45,000 NOAH Enterprise (New Opportunities and Horizons) 5 Part-funding for a Welfare Support Worker to help vulnerable clients to stabilise their lives, address underlying problems and become more independent.
30/09/2016 £56,169 Samaritans 7 National campaign to promote and support local suicide prevention campaigns and groups.
30/09/2016 £90,000 Arthritis Research UK 2 Understanding the role of bacteria and microorganisms in the body (the biome) in rheumatoid arthritis.
30/09/2016 £61,000 National Eye Research Centre 1 Testing whether certain chemicals can be used to prevent or treat diabetic retinopathy.
30/09/2016 £41,842 British Liver Trust 4 Dedicated Liver Nurse Advisor for people with liver disease.
30/09/2016 £20,000 Lily Foundation 1 Residential weekend for families affected by Mitochondrial Disease to give young patients and parents access to specialist medical professionals and a support network.
30/09/2016 £56,000 St John Cymru Wales 3 Replacement of Ambulance in Pembrokeshire.
30/09/2016 £55,200 Multiple Sclerosis Society 7 Project will seek to support people living with M.S. in Wales by offering specialist support and training sessions.
30/09/2016 £110,000 WellChild 2 Funding towards Wellchild Children's Nurse for Derbyshire to allow more children with complex medical needs to be treated at home.
30/09/2016 £79,500 Action on Hearing Loss 5 Development of new diagnostic tests for Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), a disorder where the brain appears not to be able to process sounds.
30/09/2016 £30,000 Huntington's Disease Association 5 Specialist Huntington's Disease Advisory Service - North West. Provides intensive support to people with Huntington's Disease and their families and carers, covering Lancashire and Cumbria.
30/09/2016 £33,000 The Ley Community 3 New project which aims to place a higher emphasis on the role of diet, nutrition and exercise in recovering from dependency and addiction.
30/09/2016 £31,680 Beanstalk (Volunteer Reading Help) 8 One-to-one literacy support sessions for Looked After Children.
30/09/2016 £38,125 St Werburgh's City Farm 7 Urban Farmers project which will target disadvantaged and disengaged young people aged 14-19 in activities which support greater health, wellbeing and personal development, equip them with self-esteem, motivation and support networks.
30/09/2016 £60,000 British Deaf Association 2 Funding towards role of Digital Engagement Co-ordinator to promote British Sign Language videos for Deaf people.
30/09/2016 £43,296 CHICKS (Country Holidays for Inner City Kids) 4 Providing week-long activity breaks for children from disadvantaged backgrounds aged between 8-15.
30/09/2016 £150,000 Brain Tumour Research 1 Identifying the differences between tumour stem cells and normal stem cells in the brain.
30/09/2016 £300,000 Royal College of Surgeons 1 Aims to develop a nationwide research infrastructure to increase the number of surgical clinical trials in the UK.
30/09/2016 £75,000 Contact the Elderly 6 Funding towards salary of Volunteer Support Officer to support volunteers working with vulnerable older people.
30/09/2016 £10,000 Norfolk Carers Support 4 Seeking funds to support their ongoing Young Carers Project, providing young carers with regular free time away from their caring role where they can meet other young carers and participate in activities of their choice.
30/09/2016 £60,000 Brain and Spine Foundation 4 Grant towards the salary costs of one of the Helpline Information Officers, who provide expert information and confidential support. Helpline Officers are qualified and experienced neuroscience nurses.
30/09/2016 £10,000 Prader-Willi Syndrome Association UK 1 Funding towards additional member of staff to support people with Prader-Willi Syndrome and their families.
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Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY ARE, FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, TO: 1. RELIEVE SICKNESS AND PRESERVE HEALTH, ADVANCE EDUCATION AND PREVENT OR RELIEVE POVERTY OR FINANCIAL HARDSHIP, AMONGST SUCH PERSONS AS THE TRUSTEES CONSIDER FROM TIME TO TIME TO BE IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE TO THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE TRUSTEES IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION THINK APPROPRIATE; AND TO 2. FURTHER SUCH OTHER PURPOSES (BEING EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE) AS THE TRUSTEES MAY FROM TIME TO TIME IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION CONSIDER APPROPRIATE.