14 Small Charities Supported By The Freemasons’ Grand Charity

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.

A printable list of the latest minor grants

Grants:

£2,500 British Stammering Association

Provides information and advice on treating or living with a stammer, or how to support others with stammers.

www.stammering.org

£2,500 Child Brain Injury Trust 

Provides information, support and training to young people affected by childhood acquired brain injury (ABI).

www.childbraininjurytrust.org.uk

£1,500 deafPLUS 

Provides support, advice, information and training for people with all levels of hearing loss.

www.deafplus.org

£1,000 Dwarf Sports Association 

Promotes sport and a healthy lifestyle for all people with restricted growth.

www.dsauk.org

£3,000 The Encephalitis Society 

Aims to improve the quality of life of all people affected by encephalitis.

www.encephalitis.info

£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.

www.finecellwork.co.uk

£1,000 Footsteps Foundation 

Provides necessary intensive physiotherapy to children and young people affected with neuro-motor disorders.

www.footstepscentre.com

£1,000 Ichthyosis Support Group

Provides information and support to people affected by Ichthyosis, as well as health care professionals.

www.ichthyosis.org.uk

£5,000 Jumbulance

Provides purpose-built coach/ambulances specifically designed to enable those with disabilities, the severely ill or significantly dependant to travel in safety and comfort.

www.jumbulance.org.uk

£1,000 Little Hearts Matter 

Provides support and information to the families of children affected by a single ventricle diagnosis.

www.littleheartsmatter.org.uk

£1,000 Ostomy Lifestyle 

Provides support for anyone affected by stoma surgery on their bowel or bladder.

www.ostomylifestyle.org

£3,000 Queen’s Nursing Institute 

Provides support for community nurses and promotion of best practice and innovation.

www.qni.org.uk

£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.

www.theodora.org.uk

£3,000 UCanDoIt 

Provides training for blind, deaf and disabled people on how to use a computer and access the internet.

www.ucandoit.org.uk

If you have any questions about the minor grants programme please contact the grants team on 020 7395 9314 or visit www.grandcharity.org