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Welcome to the Greggs Foundation, a charitable trust aiming to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged people within our local communities. 

The Greggs Foundation is a registered charity based in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne and is closely associated with Greggs plc. The Greggs Foundation is a grant making trust, distributing over £1million per year to charitable organisations throughout England, Scotland and Wales.

The Foundation brings together all of Greggs’ charitable giving which has an extremely rich and long history. It is managed by an executive team and overseen by a board of trustees. Greggs Foundation executives and trustees work together to achieve the charitable mission of ‘making a difference to people in need in the heart of Greggs’ local communities’.

Greggs Foundation is based in the North East of England and makes grants nationally. Three programmes are currently offered:

Breakfast Clubs - Making grants to primary schools in disadvantaged areas to provide free breakfasts

Hardship Fund - making grants to individuals and families in the North East of England via recognised social organisations

Major Grants - Making grants to organisations in the North East of England to help with their ongoing running costs


Greggs Foundation, Fernwood House, Clayton Road,Jesmond,
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1TL

Registered Charity No. 296590