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              MASONIC CHARITABLE FOUNDATION (MCF)                   


The Masonic Charitable Foundation is the central National Charity for all Freemasons in the UK.  The Freemasons in the Province of Leicestershire and Rutland support the MCF whose strapline is: “For Freemasons, For families, For everyone”.


The Masonic Charitable Foundation builds better lives by enabling opportunity, advancing healthcare and education and promoting independence for Freemasons, their families and the wider community. It is funded entirely through the generosity of Freemasons and their families.


  • How the Foundation helps Masonic families

A wide range of help and support is available for Freemasons, their wives, partners, widows, children and grandchildren. Most of the support provided takes the form of financial grants to assist with financial, health or family-related needs.


  • Daily living costs Grants following an accident, redundancy or personal crisis

  • Funeral bills

  • Minor home repairs​

Family (Children in full-time education)

  • Costs for education or training

  • Scholarships, travel grants and student accommodation

  • Supporting exceptional talent in sports, music or the performing arts​


  • Medical treatment

  • Dental treatment

  • Mobility aids and home adaptations

  • Counselling

Family (Care)

  • Masonic care homes – including nursing, residential and dementia care

  • Respite care

  • UK holidays


For further information about the help and support available from the Foundation please call their dedicated freephone enquiry line: 0800 035 60 90 or email You can also write to:- Masonic Charitable Foundation, 60 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5AZ. For more information about the Foundation’s grants and the application process, please visit:

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