DeafHope has received two grants which will help it continue its important work with Deaf women and children affected by abuse.
The Freemasons Grand Charity has awarded DeafHope £24, 000, which will help fund a Deputy Manager. The Freemason’s Grand Charity is a grant-making charity dedicated to supporting people in need, having donated more than £120 million since 1981. The Charity provides grants of millions of pounds each year in the area of: medical research, support for vulnerable people, youth opportunities, hospice services, air ambulances, disaster relief and assistance to Freemasons and their dependents in financial need. The Charity is continuing a commitment to charitable support that began nearly 300 years ago in the earliest days of organised Freemasonry. The Major Grants programme is part of the overall £203 million donated by The Freemason’s Grand Charity every year.
Kent Police and Crime Commissioner. Ann Barnes, has made tackling domestic violence a priority. Her organisation has awarded DeafHope £46,200 to develop DeafHope and Young DeafHope services in Kent. The grant will enable DeafHope to reach more Deaf victims of crime in the county.