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Middlesex Charities – Masonic
MIDDLESEX MASONIC CHARITY
Charity No: 1064406
MMC makes grants to worthy causes and charities in Middlesex, or with strong Middlesex connections, which have been suggested by members of Lodges and Chapters in the Province. The grants are often made in respect of but not limited to, youth development, community projects and support for medical and care facilities in the Province. The MMC also offers financial support to the children and grandchildren of Middlesex Masons by way of scholarships in further education.
Middlesex Masonic Charity is the working name of the Masonic Province of Middlesex Charitable Trust.
Applications can be made by any Mason on behalf of a cause using the application form here: MPMCT Grant Appl Form HERE
Donations are always welcome and being a registered charity funds can be transferred directly from your relief chest or by direct donation sending them a cheque.
An example of some of the Grants made by the MMCT:-
|Borough of Acton Lodge||4368||Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice||20.03.14||£5,000||Contribution towards the upgrade of the email and archive computer systems.|
|Provincial Grand Almoner||Paul Strickland Scanner Centre||20.03.14||£10,350||Help to purchase a Diagnostic Bone Assessment Scanner.|
|Windmill Hill||5842||St Mark’s Hospital Foundation – Northwick Park||20.03.14||£10,000||Grant towards the purchase of an ERBE VIO200D Electrosurgical unit with Endocut and APC.|
|West Drayton||6836||Bears Rail Scout Campsite – Windsor||20.03.14||£5,000||Contribution towards rebuilding onsite shelter facilities costing £220,000.|
|Ruislip St Martin’s||9125||Brunel University Progeria Project||20.03.14||£10,000||Grant to fund a Fruit Fly Incubator and Fluorescent antibodies.|
|Elizabethan||7324||Friends of Grangewood||26.09.14||£7,000||Grant for the completion of the Sensory Garden.|
|Winter Wonderland 2013 – Harrow||27.10.14||£2,913||Grant for promotion of Freemasonry in Harrow.|
|Handicapped Children’s action Group||18.11.14||£903||Grant to provide a tricycle for 15 year old boy with cerebral palsy and hydrocephalus.|
|Provincial Charity Steward||The WISH Centre||18.11.14||£425||Purchase of a laptop and printer.|
|Boston Manor||7151||RAFT Mount Vernon Hospital||18.11.14||£5,000||Grant towards the Bionic Limb Project.|
|Aldwych Lodge||3096||CAB – Enfield||18.11.14||£2,655||Grant towards the costs for a recruitment day, Oyster Cards and specialist training courses.|
|Ruislip St Martin’s||9125||St Luke’s Hospice||18.11.14||£2,900||Purchase a Kawai upright piano.|
|RMTGB||18.11.14||£25,000||Middlesex 2020 Festival.|
MIDDLESEX PROVINCIAL BENEVOLENT FUND
Charity No: 217065
The main purpose of the fund is to provide assistance to Middlesex Masons, their widows and the children of deceased brethren, in distressed circumstances, where the four central Masonic charities were unable to offer support or in cases of emergency. Applications would come from the Provincial Grand Almoner having been unable to obtain assistance from the central Masonic charities. It is also a fund which supports other Provincial Festivals. Any enquiries should be routed through the Provincial Almoner.
It has received the proceeds from the Provincial Annual Meetings of both the Craft and Royal Arch but other donations are always welcome.
MIDDLESEX PROVINCIAL RELIEF FUND
Charity No: 14006R (Reg Industrial & Provident Act)
Established following the sale of The Princess Alexandra Home at Stanmore in January 2002 to help Masons and their relatives in circumstances where the other four main Masonic charities are unable to assist. The fund is also available to assist non-Masons living within the old county boundary of Middlesex who due to poor health or poverty are in need of financial assistance.
An example of some of the Grants made by the MPRF:-