The Addington Fund

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About the work of the Addington Fund

The Addington Fund provides homes for farming families living in England and Wales who have to leave the industry and by doing so will lose their home, and also offers emergency grants in times of hardship.

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Do you need help?

Do you have to leave your farm but have nowhere suitable to live?  Our Strategic Rural Housing Scheme may be able to help.

Are you experiencing financial diffulties as a result of unforeseen circumstances?  See our Trustees’ Discretionary Fund.

Do you want to learn more about our affordable housing for rural people?  See what the Fund has achieved in Cornwall. Trevorva Affordable Rural Housing

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How you can help

The Fund’s work is dependent on the generosity and support of many people and organisations.  You can support our work in a variety of ways.  We are a very cost effective charity - all our running costs are met out of our operating income, so any donation will go directly to a property purchase or to cash grants, not into administration.

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Success story

“Tom and I would like to thank Addington for the kindness and non-judgemental generosity shown to us. It has not only helped us, but changed our lives. Tom had been getting increasingly taciturn and depressed month by month. We were both frightened of the future - an emotion that was very opposite to our usual optimistic ‘get on with it’ attitude. We now feel hopeful and can see that we do have a future.“

Latest News

That was the week that was!

Jan 27, 2015

Our first farmhouse breakfast event was held in Ashcombe, Devon was with our friends in the Ashcombe Club.  We had a great turnout; thank you to all who attended and to Barclays, Old Mill and Stephens Scown Solicitors for their support.  The funds raised are being shared with the Ashcombe Club for local charities.

Plough Sunday Civic Service held at St. Peter and St. Mary’s Church, Stowmarket

Jan 16, 2015

In his year as Chairman of Mid Suffolk District Council, former Councillor Roy Barker has very kindly chosen Addington Fund and the Street Pastors of Stowmarket as his nominated charities.