Where our funds go

Each year The Freemasons’ Grand Charity provides relief grants for hundreds of Freemasons and their dependants in financial need, as well as donating millions of pounds to national charities. Since 1980 we have made grants totalling over £100 million.

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The Freemasons’ Grand Charity is funded by Freemasons and their families and is continuing a commitment to charitable support that began nearly 300 years ago in the earliest days of organised Freemasonry.

We provide Grants for:

Relief Chest Scheme

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  1. Mar 2014

    Latest Grants Total £693,000

    The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has released its final Major Grants of the 2013 - helping eighteen great causes with a total of £693,000.

  2. Feb 2014

    Freemasons give £20,000 Emergency Grant

    As flooding continues to affect many areas of England and Wales causing widespread damage and disruption to many communities, the President of the Freemasons’ Grand Charity, Richard Hone QC has approved a £20,000 emergency grant for the British Red Cross in support of their UK flood relief efforts.

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