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Blakemore Foundation


Welcome to the Blakemore Foundation

The Blakemore Foundation was established by the Blakemore family and receives two per cent of the pre-tax profits of A.F Blakemore & Son

During the 2014/15 financial year the Foundation donated more than £180,000 to around 2,975 good causes across the company’s trading area, which stretches from the Welsh coast to East Anglia and from Tyne-Tees to the South Coast.

The Blakemore Foundation offers four types of grants, which are:

Match Funding

Donations for causes supported by employees of A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd up to the value of £200

Please click here to download an application form.






In Kind

Donations which are given in the form of food, drink or equipment from our Blakemore Wholesale depots or Blakemore Retail SPAR stores.

Please click here to download an application form.






Donations given to good causes up to the value of £200 to help towards projects, events, workshops and ongoing charitable work.

Please click here to download an application form.






Independent Retail

Grants which allow SPAR retailers to apply for a donation up to £150 for a good cause of their choice.

Please click here to download an application form.





Click here to find out more information on how to apply for a Blakemore Foundation grant.

If you know of a good cause looking for support, then the Blakemore Foundation may be of assistance.

For further information please contact:

Kate Senter, Community Affairs Officer

0121 568 2910/ .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


Registered charity no. 1015938