MCF Community Awards 2017



Ian Priest (left) with Philip Bullock PrGM and representatives of The Hope Nature Centre which received £25,000 from the Masonic Charitable Foundation Community Awards




Ian Priest and Philip Bullock PrGM with reprsentatives  of The John McNeill Opportunity Centre (L) and The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust (R) who were awarded £15,000 and £6,000 respectively



Ian Priest (far right) with Philip Bullock PrGM and representatives of the four nominated charities who will receive a share of £50,000

Ian Priest Provincial Grand Charity Steward announced the four Wiltshire charities which will benefit from the The Masonic Charitable Foundation Community awards initiative.  The four charities are:-


Hope Nature Centre. Southwick near Trowbridge:-


The John McNeill Opportunity Centre Salisbury:-


Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust:-


The SMASH Youth Project, (Swindon and Self Help Youth Project):-


The Grand Charity has committed an additional £3 million to be awarded in the form of 300 grants to local and regional charities across the Provinces and Metropolitan Grand Lodge in 2017.  Aptly called The MCF Community Awards, they are intended to raise the profile of the Foundation within the masonic, non-masonic and charity sector communities, whilst at the same time acknowledging and celebrating the 300th anniversary of the first Grand Lodge.




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