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

The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire

Sep 30, 2014

It was with great sadness that we learnt last week of the death of the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire.  We all send our most sincere condolences to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and all their family.

Country Christmas cards and gifts are now available

Sep 29, 2014

Once again, Society Card’s carefully chosen range of exclusive Christmas cards and gifts for country lovers are now available.