The Hampshire & Isle of Wight Provincial Grand
“The Tom Langton Fund”

The Committee of The Provincial Grand Charity – “The Tom Langton Fund” Meeting on Thursday, 1st May 2014 considered 25 Applications from Lodges across the Province of which 23 were approved totalling £15,570. The Grants will help numerous non-Masonic Charities supporting vulnerable people, including those with disabilities, disadvantaged children, youth organisations, local churches and associations. At this Meeting the Fund reached £613,305 in Grants since it was established in 1985 and over 1260 Charities and deserving causes have benefited as a result.

The Fund Committee meets twice a year and Lodges should make contact with the Area Representative who can provide an Application Form to apply to the Fund.
Summary of Grants awarded in May 2014

Lodge Name & Number Charity/Organisation Amount (£)

Yar Valley Lodge 8376 Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club 500

Spithead Lodge No 6719 YMCA Young Carers IoW 960

Spithead Lodge No 6719 1024 (Isle of Wight) Sqn ATC 600

West Wight Lodge No 8570 Isle of Wight Scout Council 500

Fleet Air Arm Lodge No 8867 1st Fareham Scout Group 800

St Swithuns Lodge No 4795 15th Fareham Scout Group 500

St Swithuns Lodge No 4795 Elson Youth Orchestra 500

Gosport Lodge No 903 Friends of St Francis (to be paid November) 1000

Fair Oak Lodge No 8191 and Chandlers Ford Girl Guides 830

Kings Court Lodge No 8441 (Joint)

Pear Tree Lodge No 7954 Southampton Hospital Charity (PLANET) 500

Shalden Lodge No 2016 Treloar Trust 1000

Clanfield Lodge No 8203 The John Crawley Fund 500

Horndean Lodge of Harmony No 9015 Waterlooville District Scouts 500

Basing Lodge No 5500 The Adventure Ranger Corp 600

Loddon Lodge No 8223 St Johns C of E Primary School 680

Loddon Lodge No 8223 Basingstoke Stroke Support Group 500

Loddon Lodge No 8223 Spotlight UK 800

Horsa Lodge No 2208 St Ambrose Church 800

Sojourners Lodge No 7597 Victoria Education Centre 1000

Octa Chapter No 4397 Streetwise Partnership Trust 500

Bourne Lodge No 6959 St Leonards & St Ives Scouts & Guides 1000

Knightwood Lodge No 7813 St Georges Amateur Boxing Club 600

Royal Gloucester Chapter No 130 31st Itchen North Sea Scout Group 400