The Freemasons Fund was established with the Foundation in 2010.

Their original investment was matched by the government as part of the Office of the Third Sector's Grassroots Grants endowment building programme for Community Foundations.

Grants of between £250 and £2000 are available.

Who can apply?

Groups and organisations in Gloucestershire working to benefit local communities and to improve the lives of disadvantaged people in Gloucestershire:

We aim to fund projects working with:

  • older people
  • those with disabilities and
  • young people facing disadvantage.

How much can you apply for?

Grants of between £250 and £2000

Deadline for application submissions

There are usually three rounds of panel decisions during the year. The closing dates for applications during 2018 are:

Wednesday 28 February 2018 (decision notification early April 2018)

Wednesday 13 June 2018 - EXTENDED TO 22 JUNE  (decision notification late July 2018) 

Wednesday 3 October 2018 (decision notification early November 2018) 

*Applications to be submitted by 12pm.

How to apply

Please ensure you satisfy all of the criteria and conditions outlined within the Grant Guidelines (download below). Apply online using the link below. Contact us if you require a printable version of the application form.

Grant Guidelines

Apply online