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Blakemore Foundation

The Blakemore Foundation is a charitable trust established by the Blakemore family to support good causes across A.F. Blakemore’s trading area.

This includes our SPAR trading area, which is highlighted on the map below: 


During the 2020/21 financial year the Blakemore Foundation donated £313,257 to good causes across the company's trading area. 

The Blakemore Foundation offers four types of grant:

In-kind donations Donations which are given in the form of food, drink or supplies from our Blakemore Retail SPAR stores or Philpotts stores

Click here to apply

In-kind donation
Monetary donations Donations given to good causes up to the value of £200 to help towards projects, events, workshops and ongoing charitable work

Click here to apply

Monetary donation
Match-fund donations Donations for causes supported by employees of A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd up to the value of £200

Click here to apply

Match-fund donation

Independent retail donations

Grants which allow SPAR retailers to apply for a donation for a good cause of their choice

Click here to apply


Independent retail donation

Click here for more information on the types of causes supported by the Blakemore Foundation and the application process.

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

For more information, please contact:

Community Affairs Officer Kate Senter
0121 568 2910
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Registered charity no. 1015938