Masonic Charities

The Freemasons' Grand Charity is funded by Freemasons and their families and is continuing a commitment to charitable support which began nearly 300 years ago in the earliest days of organised Freemasonry.
Each year Freemasons' Grand Charity provides relief grants for hundreds of Freemasons and their dependents in financial need, as well as donating millions of pounds to national charities.
Since 1980 the Freemasons' Grand Charity have made grants totaling more than £100 million.
To find out more click here 

The Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys is a Charity funded by Freemasons which aims to relieve poverty and advance education for children and young people.
In addition to their main grant-making work they also support young people with exceptional talents and those who need financial assistance in order to embrace life changing opportunities.
The Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys award grants to both national and local children's charities and provide in-kind support to our separate but subsidiary charity Lifelites. To find out more go to 

The Masonic Samaritan Fund is a Charity funded by Freemasons and their families.
They provide grants to eligible beneficiaries who have an identified health or care need and, faced with a long wait for treatment, care or support, are unable to support their own private care.
Details of the eligibility criteria, the application process and how to support our work are available on  

Caring for older Freemasons and their dependents, for over 160 years. 
The Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution is committed to ensuring the individual's right to respect, dignity, choice and control over their own lives is upheld and maintained.
They operate 17 care homes throughout England and Wales and deliver care in a way which promotes independence and the dignity of the individual.
To find out more visit their website


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