Grants for older people

Our grants support charities which relieve isolation and loneliness for those experiencing family breakdown or crisis, rural or urban deprivation, homelessness, digital exclusion or social exclusion, as well as those with a disability or long-term illness which acts as a barrier to a fulfilling life.

The MCF has awarded over £1 million to support older people

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grants for young people

Autism BerkshireOur grants support charities which relieve isolation and loneliness for those experiencing family breakdown or crisis, rural or urban deprivation, homelessness, digital exclusion or social exclusion, as well as those with a disability or long-term illness which acts as a barrier to a fulfilling life.

The MCF has awarded over £1 million to support young people

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hospice Grants

Jean and Kay- Masonic care homeOur Hospice Grants programme is operated in partnership with Hospice UK.

Grants of up to £20,000 are available to enable hospices to develop and extend their bereavement support services, improving the well-being of bereaved families and individuals.

The MCF has awarded over £1 million to support hospices

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Research Grants

Prostate cancer researchWorking with selected partners, our Medical and Social Research grants fund PhD Studentships to carry out basic, clinical and epidemiological research projects that aim to improve knowledge, treatment and services.

The MCF has awarded over £1 million to support medical research

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Disaster Relief

East Africa Food CrisisWe award Disaster Relief Grants to help the victims of floods, earthquakes, famines and other natural disasters in both the UK and the rest of the world.

In recent years, over £2.5 million has been given to support emergency aid and  resources such as the 2015 earthquake in Nepal and major flooding in the UK during 2014 and 2015.

It is not possible to apply for funding in this area – Disaster Relief Grants are given at the discretion of our President.