Keep up to date with our latest news, our grants and the good causes we’re supporting. Not all are registered charities, some are simply small local initiatives that fit our guidelines for a good cause.
A recent employee giving application has demonstrated how the Matthew Good Foundation helps the John Good Group to increase their community impact, not just by issuing grants, but by leveraging the Foundation’s network & expertise to deliver higher value outcomes, for employees, charities, and businesses alike.
Outkast Panda Crew, a Community Interest Company which evolved from a modified car club in Hull, has featured in a new mini documentary. The 11-minute film, funded by The Matthew Good Foundation and produced by INIT Creative, highlights the power held by grassroots organisations to improve inner-city communities, by raising aspirations beyond a life of crime and anti-social behaviour for disadvantaged youths.
Family-owned vehicle parts distributor, SDL Minorfern has teamed up with the Matthew Good Foundation to launch the Minorfern Foundation, which will award grants to local charities and community groups.
Matthew Good Foundation & John Good Group celebrate £1million milestone with £10,000 surprise giveaway.
As the Matthew Good Foundation passes a major milestone of £1million given to non-profits since it was founded by John Good Group in 2011, employees at the John Good Group have voted for two Yorkshire-based charities – Clean Planet and HER Breast Friends – to receive surprise donations of £5,000 each.
Humber Wellbeing Hub receives more than £5,000 from the John Good Group to help increase opening hours and save more lives.
The Humber Wellbeing Hub, an emotional wellbeing organisation set up at the Humber Bridge Country Park in response to an increase in tragedies at the Humber Bridge, has received £5,000 of unrestricted funds from John Good Group’s Grants for Good Fund, plus further support with resources from the Matthew Good Foundation. The growing organisation attracted overwhelming support from John Good Group employees, many of whom work at Hesslewood Business Park, right next door to the Country Park.
Matthew Good Foundation is a grant-giving charity. It’s an exciting time of growth and we are looking for three committed and motivated individuals to join our Board of trustees to help lead our charitable Foundation through this exciting period.
Matthew Good Foundation and Sea-Changers help to fund Cornwall’s first “living wall” habitat in Falmouth Harbour
A Falmouth harbour wall that was sparse of wildlife is set to become a bristling habitat of marine flora and fauna due to the installation of ‘habitiles’ designed to increase biodiversity. The installation has been led by Cornish charity, Our Only World, with funding provided by grant making charities – The Matthew Good Foundation and Sea-Changers.
The money raised will be split between three charities important to Adam – Matthew Good Foundation, Sailors Children’s Society and Leeds hospital charity.
A donation of £1000 was made through the Group’s employee giving programme, and will help the Carnegie Heritage Centre to pay for a World War Two-era Ship Register to be restored.
Tim Good, Chairman of Matthew Good Foundation, has been shortlisted for the Family Business Next Generation Award by Family Business United. The recognition comes in the celebration of the best of family business, and the winners will be revealed at a gala dinner in London on National Family Business Day on September 21.
Having recently launched the ‘Space to Grow’ appeal to fund facilities at the expanding Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Hull Royal Infirmary, WISHH charity has attracted Champion Grants from a number of John Good Group employees, totalling £2,000.
After receiving a £2,500 grant from the John Good Group Grants for Good fund and an Amplify Charity Film from the Matthew Good Foundation, Diversified – Scotland’s first fully autistic youth led charity – has gone on to win the prestigious Charity of the Year Award at the Scottish Charity Awards 2023.
The film showcases benefits of the brand new Hull and East Riding Volunteering Platform to volunteers and organisations.
Men in Sheds Hull, a charity working to reduce social isolation for older men, has won £5,000 of unrestricted funds from the John Good Group’s...
Grants for Good finalist, Outkast Panda Crew receive ongoing support from TEPS employee, Dave Senior
Having discovered Outkast Panda during a Grants for Good voting round in 2022, Dave Senior – a Transport Manager from warehousing and haulage...
The results of the members’ vote for the top donation of £5,000 are in! Find out who won the first round of Grants for Good in 2023. In the first...
The Matthew Good Foundation has increased the amount it will award through its established Grants for Good programme from £10,000 a quarter to...