Covid-19 : In light of recent government advice, Foundation Derbyshire is temporarily closing its office. Staff will be working from home and our email address will continue to be monitored as normal during usual office hours: Mon to Fri - 9am to 5pm. Fri - 9am to 2pm.

Freemasons of Derbyshire Fund

Priority is currently given to activities and groups that are working to:

  • promote the advancement of health and well being
  • prevent or relieve poverty
  • support the most vulnerable in our communities such as children and young people, the elderly and isolated or individuals with mental health problems or disabilities
  • enhance the quality of life for people living in our local communities

Types of Project Cost funded

  • Capital: equipment or resources only


Derby City and Derbyshire wide


The committee usually makes awards of up to £2,000

Closing Dates

There are no fixed closing dates. The decision making panel meet two times per year.

Examples of grants made

  • £1,000 towards the cost of a disabled ramp for a community village hall
  • £950 towards the furnishing and decoration of a family room at a local hospice


Making An Application

The Foundation has an on-line application process.

You will need to have a valid e-mail address to access the application process. If you do not wish to complete the form on-line but would prefer to handwrite your bid then please do let us know and we’ll happily post you a hard copy out.

Start your online application by clicking here.