The Freemasons’ Grand Charity has approved fourteen minor grants totalling £30,500.
Minor grants can be used for the general running or overhead costs of the charity.
£2,500 British Stammering Association
Provides information and advice on treating or living with a stammer, or how to support others with stammers.
£2,500 Child Brain Injury Trust
Provides information, support and training to young people affected by childhood acquired brain injury (ABI).
Provides support, advice, information and training for people with all levels of hearing loss.
£1,000 Dwarf Sports Association
Promotes sport and a healthy lifestyle for all people with restricted growth.
£3,000 The Encephalitis Society
Aims to improve the quality of life of all people affected by encephalitis.
£3,000 Fine Cell Work
Trains prison inmates in a paid, creative craft skill; fostering discipline and hard work with an aim to stop them re-offending.
£1,000 Footsteps Foundation
Provides necessary intensive physiotherapy to children and young people affected with neuro-motor disorders.
£1,000 Ichthyosis Support Group
Provides information and support to people affected by Ichthyosis, as well as health care professionals.
Provides purpose-built coach/ambulances specifically designed to enable those with disabilities, the severely ill or significantly dependant to travel in safety and comfort.
£1,000 Little Hearts Matter
Provides support and information to the families of children affected by a single ventricle diagnosis.
£1,000 Ostomy Lifestyle
Provides support for anyone affected by stoma surgery on their bowel or bladder.
£3,000 Queen’s Nursing Institute
Provides support for community nurses and promotion of best practice and innovation.
£2,000 Theodora Children’s Trust
Provides entertainment by sending giggle doctors to sick children bringing them laughter and fun allowing them to escape the reality of their situation.
Provides training for blind, deaf and disabled people on how to use a computer and access the internet.
If you have any questions about the minor grants programme please contact the grants team on 020 7395 9314 or visit www.grandcharity.org