An enterprising charitable trust funded by a British family business making an impact at home and abroad

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What we do

The Matthew Good Foundation was created to support John Good Group employees in making a difference to good causes close to their hearts. Since 2011, we have donated more than £450,000 to good causes in the UK and abroad.

Grants for Good

Our first fund that invites charities, community interest companies and social entrepreneurs to apply to us directly for funding.

Double Match

Members and their immediate family members can apply for up to £2,000 in double match funding when they raise funds for charity.

Championing

Members can nominate small charities or local initiatives to receive a Championing Grant up to £500; or £1,000 if they volunteer for the cause.

Donation Match

For members that choose to donate their own money to charity, we match their charitable donations up to a maximum value of £2,000.

Grassroots Funding

A Grassroots application allows members to directly support an issue, cause or project that they are passionate about by starting their own project

Our latest news

Curtain Up Productions receives £1,000 towards children’s summer school

One of our members, Kelly White, recently nominated Curtain Up Productions to… Read more >>

Matthew Good Foundation reveals second round of Grants for Good Finalists

The Matthew Good Foundation has announced five fantastic finalists for its second… Read more >>

Hayley completes the Lakeland 50 and raises £2,700 for MIND

On 24th July 2021, Hayley Stacey from Good Logistics in Plymouth ran  The… Read more >>

We also volunteer!

The 350 Employees of the family business can apply for up to 2 days each year to take time out from their day job to volunteer in the local community. If you're a local charity or good cause and need help, why not get in touch?

100% of donations will go to good causes

All our costs are covered by the family business, which means 100% of all donations received go straight to our charities and projects