PGM 2020 Appeal Message

"On your behalf, I accepted the invitation for Somerset

to hold the 2020 Festival in support of the Grand Charity.

"Based on the generosity of Somerset Brethren in

previous Festivals I was confident that we could raise

£2.8 million in support of the charity."



The Freemasons' Grand Charity

The Grand Charity is a grant-making charity which provides

relief grants for hundreds of Masonic families each year as

well as donating millions of pounds to national charities.

From April 2016, The Grand Charity became part of the

Masonic Charitable Foundation

Find out more >>


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support the 2020 Festival Appeal over the final three


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We’ve raised £1,699,125 of our £2,800,000 target

with three years left of the Festival Appeal


Over 50 members of the masonic community living in Somerset received grants and services totalling £162,052 from the Masonic Charitable Foundation. The support was provided over the previous 12 months to Freemasons or their family members experiencing a financial, health or family need. Thanks to the generosity of Freemasons in Festival Provinces, the Masonic Charitable…

Hospice Care

Four hospices in Somerset have received a share of £10,000 awarded by the Masonic Charitable Foundation. The hospices provide palliative care to children and adults with life-limiting condition across the South West. The St. Margaret’s hospices in Taunton and Yeovil each received a grant of £2,718. Based in Weston-super-Mare, Weston Hospicecare was helped with a…


The British Red Cross (BRC) at Taunton are the proud owners of a brand new Ambulance thanks to the Province of Somerset and the Freemasons Grand Charity. The ambulance, officially known as a ‘Patient Transport Vehicle’ is specifically designed to accommodate patients who require specialist transport to and from hospital. The first of its type…

Find out how our £60K donation to @nerc_charity could help prevent blindness in diabetes patients……

Ian Chandler @SurreyMason speaks to BBC about Freemasonry & upcoming #MCFawards Tune in at 1 hour 51 and 2 hour 21…

Thrilled to be able to support this fascinating research which could revolutionise treatment for diabetes patients…

300 years of Freemasonry. 300 charities. £3 million. Find out more about the MCF Community Awards…

Wishing Steve well on his journey, which kicked off yesterday!…