Find lists of grants issued by Masonic Charitable Foundation to hospices.


Hospice Grants to support Transitional Care for Young People with Life Limiting Conditions


Barnsley Hospice

MCF - Yorkshire West Riding

Collaboration: Listening to young people’s voices and what matters to them whilst educating our staff. 39,807 
Havens Hospices

MCF - Essex

Creation of Youth Worker role to maximise the benefit as an all-age provider and tailor services for transition age young adults with palliative care needs. 35,581 
Hospice Isle of Man

MCF - Isle of Man

LINK - graduating Rebecca House to the adult hospice or external services, through integrated working between and bespoke training of all staff and carers involved using a patient-centric approach. 40,000 

MCF - Devonshire
Stepping Stones - a transition pathway for young people aged between 16 and 18, who are currently under the care of the Children's Hospice Southwest (CHSW). 36,140 
Lewis-Manning Hospice Care Poole

MCF - Dorset
Refurbishment to create a suitable space for young adults with a life-limiting conditions  to help them transition smoothly from children’s to adult’s services 40,000 
St Andrew's Hospice

MCF - Lincolnshire
Transition Co-ordinator role for St Andrews Hospice 40,000 
St Catherine's Hospice, Lancashire

MCF - West Lancashire
To develop services that support those moving from children's and adult palliative care services in Central Lancashire, that are seamless, transparent, responsive and personalised 36,508 
St Elizabeth Hospice

MCF - Suffolk

Developing a transition and young adult palliative care Centre of Excellence, enabling the Zest Model to support more young adults and their families 39,400 
Thames Hospice

MCF - Berkshire

Making the Leap: Supporting Young People Transitioning to Adult Health Services 28,004 
The Rowans Hospice

MCF - Hampshire Isle of Wight

Supporting Young Adults and their Parents, Carers and Key Workers to navigate the transition from Children’s to Adult Hospice Services in Portsmouth and South-East Hampshire. 34,254 
The Shakespeare Hospice Stratford-upon-Avon

MCF - Warwickshire
The Shakespeare Hospice Transitional Care Service for Young People 20,000 
GRAND TOTAL (11)      £389,694

Hospice Grants for people experiencing homelessness (or are vulnerably housed) and people with learning disabilities

Organisation Masonic Province Project Title Amount Awarded (£)
Cornwall Hospice Care Cornwall Improving access to palliative and end of life care in Cornwall: St Austell project for those vulnerably housed 29,895
Garden House Hospice Hertfordshire Garden House Hospice Care and Stevenage Haven - Removing barriers to accessing palliative care for people facing homelessness in North Hertfordshire and Stevenage 13,532
Hospice at Home West Cumbria Cumberland & Westmorland Widening Access to support adults with learning disabilities 6,957
Hospice of the Good Shepherd Cheshire Supporting homeless people with advanced and life limiting Illness in Cheshire West and Chester 14,160
Hospiscare Exeter Devonshire An end of life care plan for our local homeless community 21,225
Marie Curie, Liverpool West Lancashire Liverpool Palliative Care Homeless Co-ordinator 34,000
Martlets Hospice Sussex Palliative care education and support programme for hostels, day centres and other care providers to benefit homeless and vulnerably housed people in Brighton & Hove 20,367
Mary Stevens Hospice Worcestershire No Barriers Here! Talking open about end of life care 23,550
Pendleside Hospice East Lancashire Palliative and End-of-life care for individuals who are homeless/vulnerably housed in Pendle and Burnley 28,168
St Francis Hospice, Romford Essex A phased approach to facilitate rough sleepers and vulnerably housed people within the Saint Francis Hospice catchment area, to better access palliative care services 20,704
St Michael’s Hospice, Harrogate Yorkshire - West Riding Open doors: support, guidance and training 29,103
St Ann’s Hospice, Cheadle Cheshire To provide a Palliative Care Coordinator role for people with learning disabilities living in Stockport 24,108
St Clare, Hastingwood Essex Improving end of life care and support for people across West Essex who have a learning disability 21,332
St Gemma’s Hospice, Leeds Yorkshire - West Riding Widening access to palliative and end of life care for homeless and vulnerably housed people in Leeds 25,800
St Giles Hospice, Litchfield Staffordshire Improving palliative, end of life and bereavement care outcomes for people with learning disabilities and their carers via a new Learning Disability Support Worker role 25,355
St Leonard’s Hospice, York Yorkshire, North & East Riding Prioritising support for people who are homeless at end of life 30,000
St Peter’s Hospice, Bristol Bristol To improve the access and equality of access to St Peter’s Hospice services for people experiencing street homelessness and living in hostels in Bristol 28,700
St Wilfrid’s Hospice, Eastbourne Sussex Supporting people with learning disabilities to be ready for death and bereavement 27,122
Willen Hospice, Milton Keynes Buckinghamshire Person-Centred Palliative Care for People with Learning Disabilities in Milton Keynes 23,943
Grand total (19)     £448,021

Grants to widen access to hospice services by improving equality and diversity in hospice care

Organisation Masonic Province Project Title Amount Awarded (£)
Ellenor, Gravesend East Kent Embedding the principles of EDI for staff, patients and volunteers at ellenor 30,000
Farleigh Hospice, Chelmsford Essex Enhancing End of Life and palliative care access to Care Home residents in Mid Essex 33,000
Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice, Huddersfield Yorkshire, West Riding Promoting awareness, understanding and breaking down barriers about hospice care within the BAME communities sitting at the heart of the area in which we operate. 25,000
Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice London A collaborative project with METRO Charity to increase knowledge of and access to the Hospice for the local LGBTQ+ community 17,000
Katharine House Hospice, Banbury Oxfordshire Inclusion Matters: Creating a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion at Katharine House Hospice and Sobell House Hospice 31,000
North London Hospice Middlesex Employ an Equality, Inclusion and Diversity (EDI) Officer to instil a cultural change and produce a data-driven EDI strategy to improve access to our care 31,000
St Catherine’s Hospice, Preston West Lancashire Implementing Sustainable Organisational Changes to Enhance the Inclusivity of In-patient and Community Services for BAME Communities 34,000
St Christopher’s Hospice London Dementia Caring Pathways 25,000
St Helena’s Hospice, Colchester Essex Enabling Equality – Social Prescribing at End of Life for our BAME and deprived communities 31,000
St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice Cheshire Increasing Accessibility to Cheshire Hospices for the LGBTQ+ community 22,000
St Luke’s Hospice, Basildon Essex Ensuring Equity of Access for Adults with Learning Disabilities to Palliative and End of Life Care 34,000
Teesside Hospice Care Yorkshire, N & E Ridings Broadening Access to Teesside Hospice for Everyone 33,000
The Rowans Hospice, Purbrook Hampshire & Isle of Wight Creating a Digital Community of Care for all 25,000
Wakefield Hospice Yorkshire, West Riding Improving access to hospice care for the BAME communities in Wakefield. 30,000
Weldmar, Dorchester Dorset Making Weldmar Hospicecare Accessible to All. 24,000
Wigan & Leigh Hospice West Lancashire Creating an End of Life Pathway for Homeless and Vulnerably Housed People in Wigan Borough 25,000
Grand total (16)     £450,000

Grants for Re-imagining Day Hospice Services

Organisation Masonic Province Project Title Amount Awarded (£)
Dorothy House Hospice Care Wiltshire The World Can be a Day Patient’s Oyster Too: Using Virtual Reality to Aid Patient Wellbeing Within the Day Hospice and at Home 34,576
East Cheshire Hospice Cheshire Dementia Community Engagement and Outreach Project – Dementia Nurse Specialist 35,000
Great Oaks Hospice Gloucestershire Delivering “Day Services” into our communities’ homes so as to reach and care for a greater number of patients and their support network through technology 7,135
Harlington Hospice Middlesex The Digital Wellbeing Hub: Providing Real Time Wellbeing Services and End Of Life Support to the Community of Hillingdon 32,000
Heart of Kent Hospice East Kent Heart of Kent Hospice Hub: Creating a flexible space for accessible therapeutic and clinical support 14,593
LOROS Leicestershire & Rutland Extending Specialist Day Therapy at LOROS Hospice 8,388
Oakhaven Hospice Hampshire & Isle of Wight Expanding Oakhaven Day Hospice to meet the needs of Progressive Neurological Disease Patients and their Carers in the New Forest, Totton and Waterside 35,000
Skanda Vale Hospice West Wales Effective Day Hospice Care utilising state of the art digital tools 29,400
St John’s Hospice, London London St John’s Hospice Day Care Unit: Multi-Sensory Therapy Room Renovation Project 35,000
St Kentigern Hospice North Wales Day Services Go Digital - Maximising the Reach and Support provided by our Wellbeing Hub 18,376
Ty Hafan South Wales Ty Hafan Community Stay & Play Hubs (Locality based family focused day care services) 34,835
Willow Burn Hospice Durham Take A Break with Willow Burn - Supporting Carers in County Durham 15,697
Grand total (12)     £300,000

Hospice Grants for Bereavement Care - Round 2

Organisation Masonic Province Project Title Amount Awarded (£)
Bolton Hospice East Lancashire Supporting teenagers through loss, grief and bereavement – the creative toolkit 17,500
Cornwall Hospice Care Cornwall Cornwall Bereavement Friendship Groups 18,975
Dorothy House Hospice Care Wiltshire Creation of two self-sustaining, volunteer led “Friends in Grief” community bereavement hubs 13,613
Great Oaks Dean Forest Hospice Gloucestershire Cookery for bereaved men 3,960
Hospice of the Good Shepherd Cheshire Developing community bereavement help points and enhanced online bereavement resources 19,052
Hospice of the Valleys Monmouthshire Dementia: through the carer lens 16,623
Hospiscare Exeter Devonshire Widening access to bereavement support for families and carers in Exeter, Mid and East Devon 20,000
Mountbatten Hampshire & Isle of Wight Creation of bereavement help points to meet needs of lonely and isolated residents 20,000
Princess Alice Hospice Surrey Community bereavement support – enabling peer bereavement support 20,000
St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice Lincolnshire Coping with bereavement in Lincoln’s homeless community 19,240
St Cuthbert’s Hospice Durham Opening up bereavement support in County Durham 18,247
St Elizabeth Hospice, Ipswich Suffolk Dying to talk 12,873
St Kentigern Hospice, St Asaph North Wales Bereavement support drama project for young people 19,000
St Wilfrid’s Hospice, Eastbourne Sussex Bereavement help points plus 19,870
Treetops Hospice Care Derbyshire “Non-talking” group therapy for traumatically bereaved children and young people 20,000
Wakefield Hospice West Riding – Yorkshire Caring Companies – using hospice expertise to broaden access to bereavement care by working with and training local organisations to support their workforce during bereavement 20,840
Willow Burn Hospice Durham Willow Burn Stars – children and young people’s bereavement service 20,000
Grand total (17)     £299,793

Hospice Grants for Bereavement Care

Organisation Masonic Province Project Title Amount Awarded (£)
Compton Hospice, Wolverhampton Staffordshire Creating Compassionate Communities for the Bereaved 16,665
Heart of Kent Hospice, Aylesford East Kent In it Together: Bereavement Support for the Carers of People with Dementia 12,658
Martlets Hospice, Hove Sussex Earthworks – Martlets Hospice Men’s Bereavement Allotment Project 15,782
Mary Ann Evans Hospice, Nuneaton Warwickshire Stepping Stones 12,723
Saint Francis Hospice, Romford Essex Buddies - Carers support programme pre and post bereavement 20,000
St Christopher’s Hospice, Sydenham London Establish Bereavement Help Points in South East London 19,782
St Mary's Hospice, Ulverston West Lancashire Make, Do and Mend Project 19,995
Ty Hafan, Cardiff South Wales Ty Hafan Bereavement Therapy Service 19,896
Willowbrook Hospice, Prescot West Lancashire Willowbrook Connections 19,449
Grand total (9)     £156,950

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