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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.

Community Impact: Two people stand in front of a newly built patio area of a garden with bench, arbour and planters. They hold a board that says thank you. A close up of the plague on the bench reads "In memory of Jackie Lee"

More meaningful giving: An employee giving case study

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.

Raising Aspirations: New mini documentary highlights Hull car project improving social mobility

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.

£15,000 awarded in the latest Grants for Good

The results of the members’ vote for the top donation of £5,000 are in! Find out who won the latest round of Grants for Good.

More meaningful giving: An employee giving case study

More meaningful giving: An employee giving case study

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.

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Raising Aspirations: New mini documentary highlights Hull car project improving social mobility

Raising Aspirations: New mini documentary highlights Hull car project improving social mobility

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.

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Humber Wellbeing Hub receives more than £5,000 from the John Good Group to help increase opening hours and save more lives.

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.

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We are looking for new Trustees

We are looking for new Trustees

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.

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Matthew Good Foundation and Sea-Changers help to fund Cornwall’s first “living wall” habitat in Falmouth Harbour

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.

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Diversified wins Charity of the Year

Diversified wins Charity of the Year

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.

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