Charitable Trusts & Foundations

We are incredibly grateful for the support of a number of grant-making Trusts and Foundations who help Overgate Hospice in several ways from funding items of equipment to contributing to core running costs.

The Finderman Trust


Kindly donated £50,000 towards our running costs following the death of the Trust’s Founder and our dear patron Sylvia Graucob.

Morrisons Foundation


Kindly donated £14,732 to allow us to set up a new home based bereavement service, meaning our counselling service can reach more people in need.

Sovereign Health Care Community Programme


Kindly donated £3100 towards a new commercial freezer and dishwasher in our kitchen, helping provide home cooked meals for our patients and their families.

Sir George Martin Trust


Kindly donated £2,000 towards much needed physiotherapy equipment to allow our Physiotherapist to work with our patients to gain more independence.

Tony Gartland Foundation


Kindly donated £5,000 towards the Hospice's core running costs.

The Todmorden War Memorial Trust


Kindly donated £500 towards our core running costs.

The Thomas Cook Children's Charity


Kindly donated £844.20 towards bereavement books and memory boxes for our social workers to use when working with children who have recently lost a close family member.

The Ross Smith Foundation


Kindly donated £2,328 for a greenhouse for our Day Hospice patients, benches for our garden and funded the craft activities for the Day Hospice patients for a year.

Gay and Peter Hartley Hillard Trust


Kindly donated £1,000 towards the Hospice's core running costs.

Masonic Charitable Foundation


Kindly donated £988 towards our core running costs.

KM Lumb Charitable Trust


Kindly donated over £12,000 over the last ten years towards the Hospice's core running costs.

Sinead's Cancer Care


Kindly donated £2,746.73 towards our core running costs.

Hebden Bridge Rotary Club


Kindly donated £2,000 towards the purchase of a syringe driver, bringing pain relief to our patients.

The Hedley Foundation


Kindly donated £1,073 towards the purchase of a syringe driver, bringing pain relief to our patients.

The D'Oyly Carte Foundation


Kindly donated £3,168 towards providing music therapy for patients attending our Breath of Fresh Air sessions and our Carers Group.

Hospice Aid UK


Kindly donated £600 towards new handheld fans for our patients who are suffering from breathlessness.

Bearders Trust


Kindly donated £400 to pay for one of our Day Hospice nurses to attend a Palliative Care Conference.

The Holbeck Charitable Trust


Kindly donated £1,000 towards a sink for the complimentary therapy rooms in our Day Hospice.



Kindly donated £250 towards our complimentary therapy service.

Caron Keating Foundation


Kindly donated £1000 towards our core running costs.

Yorkshire Building Society Foundation


Kindly donated £700 towards a new fridge, handrails for our greenhouse to make it more accessible for our patients, a cardian mobile device for our Inpatient Unit and new outdoor furniture for our Day Hospice garden.

We are always keen to broaden our networks and meet new potential donors who wish to support our work. If you are aware of any Trusts or Foundations who may wish to work with us through the exciting developments planned for our future please contact the Grants Team on 01422 387121 or email us.