Supporting Our Communities

The CareTech Foundation runs three programmes to support local communities and the family and friends of CareTech employees.

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

48 Community grants were provided.

871+ People Supported.

£94,701 Funds granted.


A grant of £1,117 funded 15 people in prison to take a Business Enterprise course to help prepare them for self-employment on release.


What Makes You Different Makes You Beautiful

A £2,000 grant has contributed to the new facilities, including a cinema, games room and garden space for at least 200 children with special needs.


Sense International

A £2,500 grant in response to a fire that took place at a school in Tanzania. Replaced the school uniforms & textbooks for 29 children with disabilities.

Open to all CareTech Ltd 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.

54 Match-Funding Grants were provided.

£20,641 Funds granted.


Rachel Legg who completed the London Marathon for Mencap, raising an incredible £1,486. Rachel was awarded a Match-Funding Grant of £350 taking the total raised to £1,836.

Kenton Barker, a Project Surveyor at CareTech Ltd, completed a challenging 50-mile bike ride and raised an impressive £929 for Cancer Research. Kenton received an additional £350 through the Foundation’s match funding.

Laura Anderson, an Administrator at Cambian Group, ran in the London Marathon. Laura raised £622 for mental health charity Mind, with £350 of the Foundation’s Match Funding.


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

232 grants were provided.

 £174,352 Funds Granted.

£751 Average Award.

£854,116 was the total debt among applicants. 


The requests for support have increased due to the rising cost of living and reduced government aid.

Grants cover financial hardship due to extreme circumstances, illness, cost of living, utilities, rent, council tax arrears, vehicle expenses, and funeral expenses.

A new partnership with Citizens Advice Milton Keynes (CAMK) is offering CareTech Ltd employees and their families free social welfare and financial advice to help them cope with the ongoing Cost-of-Living Crisis.

A grant will enable CAMK to establish a reliable support platform for CareTech Ltd’s workforce. The new service will launch before the end of the year.