Old Olavians Lodge No. 5758


The Grand Charity
Registered charity no. 281942

2001-2002 Grants : for year ended November 2002


Below is a summary of the amounts given to charity and to relieve distress during the year ended November 2002.   Please note that these figures relate to only the Grand Charity, and that in addition many more sums have been donated at regional level (by London, Provinces and Districts) and by individual lodges.

  Item Sub-Totals Totals
Masonic Grants 000 000 000

Masonic charities

District Grand Lodge of Gibraltar

Masonic Province of Middlesex Charitable Trust 43.7 48.7  
Masonic petitioners
Amounts voted to applicants for charity (less refunds) 1,492.3 1,492.3  
Designated grants
New Masonic Samaritan Fund 4.5
Masonic Care Ltd. (Harry Priestly House) 20.0 24.5  

Sub-Total:   Masonic Grants 1,565.5  
  Item Sub-Totals Totals
Non-Masonic Grants 000 000 000
Emergency Grants
Relief Work Congo (via Red Cross) 10.0
Food Crisis Africa 15.0 25.0  
Following the practice of previous years, grants were made during the year out of current revenue to 205 hospices throughout England and Wales. The grants amounted to:- 488.7 488.7  
Grants to Non-Masonic Charities

Major Grants (of 10,000 or more each)

Contact a Family 15.0    
Breast Cancer Campaign 117.2    
The National Autistic Society 60.0    
The Stoke Association 58.5    
Age Concern 50.0    
The Foyer Federation 50.0    
Imperial College Tissue Engineering Centre 50.0    
Drake Music Project 19.6    
Children's Heart Foundation 23.4    
Addaction 20.0    
The Sail Training Association 20.0    
Royal National Institute for the Blind 30.0
National Association of Clubs for Young People 28.7
Girlguiding UK 29.5
Peterborough Cathedral 10.0
St.Paul's Cathedral Foundation Appeal 50.0 696.9  

Minor Grants (of less that 10,000 each)

Grants individually under 10,000 were made to 97 charities during the year. The total amounted to: 162.5 162.5  
Designated grants
Seven Springs 32.0
The Henry Spink Foundation 12.4
Afasic 10.0
Winged Fellowship Trust 10.0
Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution 150.0
Society of the Autistically Handicapped 11.2
Incontact 9.8
National Society for Epilepsy 10.0
Alzheimer's Research Trust 28.0
Implanted Devices Group (UCL Develop) 30.0
Imperial Cancer Research 25.0
Northwick Park 120.0
Cancer Vaccine Institute,
St.George's Hospital Medical School

Palliative Care Research Fund,
Royal Marsden Hosptial

Help the Aged (Millennium Grant) 80.0
Abbeyfield 99.1
Homestart 65.0
Contact the Elderly 35.0
Bliss 10.7
Compass 20.0
The Samaritans 15.0
Rainbow Trust 12.6
New Bridge 10.7
Inside Out Trust 10.0
The Bicycle Helmet Initiative Trust 22.3
Greater London Scout County 10.0
Barnardos 56.7
Endeavour 50.0 1,014.9  

Sub-Total:   Non-Masonic Grants 2,388.0  
Total: Unrestricted & Designated General Funds   3,953.5
  Item Sub-Totals Totals
Relief Chest Scheme 000 000 000
Relief Chest Disbursements
Grants and Masonic assistance given by Lodges, Chapters and other Grand Charity Relief Chest Scheme account holders 4,510.3 4,510.3  

Sub-Total:   Relief Chest Scheme 4,510.3  
Total: Relief Chest Restricted Funds   4,510.3
GRAND TOTAL (in 000)   8,463.8

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