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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

The Grand Charity

  • Income

    £3.4M

  • Spending

    £10.7M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 281942

Contact details

Public address

  • The Grand Charity, Freemasons Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5AZ

Aims & activities

THE FREEMASONS' GRAND CHARITY IS THE CENTRAL GRANT-GIVING CHARITY OF ALL ENGLISH CONSTITUTION FREEMASONS. ITS OBJECTS ARE VERY BROAD AND GIVE DISCRETION TO THE COUNCIL TO DETERMINE CHARITABLE POLICIES. THE TWO PRIMARY ACTIVITIES ARE 1. GRANTS: FOR MASONS OR THEIR DEPENDANTS; OTHER MASONIC CHARITIES & NON-MASONIC CHARITIES. 2. MANAGING THE RELIEF CHEST SCHEME.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Overseas aid/famine relief

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides services

Income and Endowments:

£3.4M

* £13.0K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£10.7M

Assets and liabilities

  • £0.0K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £22.6M Other assets
  • £4.0K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

312%
0%
0%

Charitable objects

SUCH CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS OBJECTS OR PURPOSES AS THE COUNCIL SHALL AT ITS ABSOLUTE DISCRETION DETERMINE.

Governing document

TRUST DEED DATED 16 APR 1980 AS AMENDED BY DEED DATED 18 APR 1985 AS AMENDED BY SCHEME DATED 02 APR 2002 AS AMENDED BY RESOLUTION DATED 16 OCT 2004 AS AMENDED BY RESOLUTION DATED 30 MAR 2016

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

The Freemasons Grand Charity

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales