You may be surprised to know that for around 300 years Freemasons have supported not only Masonic charities but also non-Masonic ones serving England and Wales. Freemasons also provide help and emergency relief world-wide.
The Masonic Charitable Foundation brings together the work of four national Charities which had been operating separately under various names since the early 18th Century.
These charities are The Freemasons’ Grand Charity, the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys, the Masonic Samaritan Fund and the Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution.
During their time of operation, the four charities each provided a specific type of support to meet various charitable aims in support of Freemasons and their families.
For an overview of the work and aims of the Masonic Charitable Foundation please go to the MCF website. (The site will open in a new page)