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Masonic Charitable Foundation

For Freemasons, for families, for everyone


The Masonic Charitable Foundation builds better lives by enabling opportunity, advancing healthcare and education and promoting independence for Freemasons, their families and the wider community.

Funded entirely through the generosity of Freemasons and their families, the Masonic Charitable Foundation is one of the largest grant-making charities in the country.


How the Foundation helps Masonic families


A wide range of help and support is available for Freemasons, their wives, partners, widows, children and grandchildren. Most of the support provided takes the form of financial grants to assist with financial, health or family related needs.

Financial

• Daily living costs

• Grants following an accident, redundancy or personal crisis

• Funeral bills

• Minor home repairs


Health

Medical treatment

• Dental treatment

• Mobility aids and home adaptations

• Counselling


Family – Children in full-time education

• Costs for education or training

• Scholarships, travel grants and student accommodation

• Supporting exceptional talent in sport, music or the performing arts


Family – Care

Masonic care homes – including nursing, residential and dementia care

Respite care

UK holidays


Practical assistance


The Foundation’s Advice & Support Team offer confidential, impartial and practical guidance about the help we can provide. The Team can also help with applications for state and local authority benefits and can put you in touch with other organisations who can give advice on care, employment and education.


Visit the Masonic Charitable Foundation website at      www.mcf.org.uk.