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Our charity, Charitable Funds, is an independent and dedicated charity that plays a vital role in supporting both LPFT and Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust to make a difference to service user care.

The charity funds innovative projects to enhance services and facilities that would otherwise not be funded by the NHS. 

Examples of what the money raised went towards are:

  • ECG machines for adult community services.
  • Portable electrocardiographs for use by community teams.
  • Hiring a large venue for a learning disabilities event.

The charity raises its money in many ways; staff and patients often run various sponsored events, including cake sales, balls and other activities. Plus generous donations from patients and their families are very gratefully received. Every penny counts, and is spent as wisely as possible to ensure funds go to help local people and our patients. 

Whilst the charity’s legal trustee is Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust, its activity is governed by a highly qualified board of trustees and advisors with representation from both NHS trusts. Its vision is to promote excellence in healthcare by raising and investing funds to improve the healthcare environment.


Charitable Funds is registered with the Charity Commission and its registration number: 1055217

It's annual report outlines how the money raised each year is spent and details the large projects and can be found using the links section to the right.

If you would like to raise money for the charity or make a donation please contact our friendly and helpful staff at charitable.funds@lincs-chs.nhs.uk or 01522 308686.  Alternatively write to us at:
Beech House
Witham Park
Waterside South
Lincoln
LN5 7JH