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. Dec 2014

    £185k to rebuild schools and health centres

    Just over one year ago on Friday 8th November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan, the worst storm to have ever hit land, caused widespread destruction across the Philippines. With deep concern for the devastated communities in the region, many Freemasons in England, Wales and Jamaica rallied together to raise a total of £185,385 to support the long-term relief and rebuilding efforts.

  2. Nov 2014

    £1,365,500 to support UK charities

    At its General Meeting held in Norfolk on Saturday 15th November 2014, The Freemasons’ Grand Charity approved grants totalling £1,365,500 to be donated to non-Masonic causes.

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