Supporting the social care sector

Championing the social care sector, care workers and those living in care

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What We Do

Established in 2017, the CareTech Charitable Foundation is an independent grant-making corporate foundation setup to deliver meaningful impact to communities in the UK and overseas by supporting and championing the social care sector, care workers and those living in care through our four grant streams.

Partnerships Grant

The Foundation supports a small number of significant partnerships with credible and high-quality charities and social enterprises consistent with its three key focus areas. Please review the stages below if you would like to apply for a Partnerships Grant.

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Match-Funding Grant

Our Match-Funding Grant is open to all CareTech staff and Service Users for their individual fundraising efforts for charitable causes in line with our Charitable Objectives. We want to celebrate your efforts and support charities that you are passionate about. 

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Community Grants

The Foundation delivers a small grants programme to support the communities, families and friends of CareTech staff facing significant financial hardship or for issues affecting local communities in which CareTech operates. Our team considers all applications for these grants and makes recommendations to the Board of trustees.

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Staff Hardship Fund Grants

The Foundation receives a restricted donation from CareTech Holdings Limited to enable us to provide small grants to CareTech staff and those who may recently have left the company who find themselves in significant financial hardship or at serious risk of becoming in significant financial hardship.

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Our Key Focus Areas

01

UK Social Care Sector: Advocate for enhanced recruitment and retention prioritizing individuals from deprived backgrounds.

02

Carers: Invest in skills development for UK care professionals and provide international support for unpaid carers.

03

Those Living In Care: Support for disabled individuals through enhanced investment in research and innovation to improve early identification as well as management of care-related conditions.

Our impact in numbers since 2018

Partnership
Grant-Giving
1.8M
beneficiaries
Community
Grants
£264K
awarded
Match
Funding Grants
£54K
awarded
Staff Hardship
Fund Grants
£404K
awarded

Take a look at our recent news

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The Foundation publishes its Annual Report and Impact Report 2022/2023

Foundation publishes updated proposals for Social Care Leaders Scheme

Foundation Named Finalist for Corporate Foundation Award at the Business Charity Awards 2024

CareTech Foundation is a proud supporter of Championing Social Care

Established by a volunteer group of dedicated and passionate leaders from across the social care sector, Championing Social Care‘s vision is to ensure a wider and deeper public understanding, appreciation and respect for social care.

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