Masonic Charitable Trust

The Masonic Charitable Trust distributes grant totalling over £5m each year, to help thousands of disadvantaged and vulnerable people to live happy, fulfilling lives and participate actively in society.

Over the last forty years, the Trust have provided over £130 million to charities. The MCF’s work is funded solely through the generous donations of Freemasons under the United Grand Lodge of England, their families and friends.

Their current target areas are:

  • Creating the best start in life for disadvantaged children and young people
  • Reducing isolation in later life
  • Medical research into degenerative disease

 

Large Grants

First stage applications can be submitted during a set time period, as listed below. Please note that we may have to limit the number of applicants that are invited to complete a Large Grant second stage application form due to the demand. Applications are reviewed on a first come first serve basis. Therefore, we advise that you submit your Large Grant first stage application form as soon as possible during the time frame. Applications received towards the end of the application window may be deferred until a later funding round if the current one is over-subscribed.

First application deadline: 13 May - 19 August (5pm)

Small Grants

Small Grant applications can be submitted during the time periods as listed below. Please note that we may have to limit the number of applicants in a particular round due to high demand. Applications are reviewed on a first come first serve basis, therefore we advise that you submit your Small Grant application form as soon as possible during the time frame. Applications received towards the end of the application window may be deferred until a later funding round if the current one is over-subscribed.

Application deadline: 17 June - 27 September 2019 (4pm)