Foreword.

Wesleyan provides specialist financial services for professionals, particularly doctors, dentists, teachers and lawyers. You might not immediately associate a financial services company with philanthropy but we’re a different kind of company. We’re a mutual. This means we have no shareholders and can focus on running our business in the interests of our members and customers.

As a mutual, we’re committed to doing the right thing; the core value of our business is “we care”. We launched the Wesleyan Foundation in June 2017 to demonstrate our care and commitment to supporting great causes that are important to our members, customers and the communities in which we live and work.

The aim of the Foundation is to support those grass roots, volunteer and community-led projects that make a real difference across the UK. We fund organisations delivering services around four key themes: promotion of health and wellbeing, education, innovation and social development.

We’d like to say a huge thanks to our wonderful partners at the Heart of England Community Foundation. Tina Costello and her team have been a huge support in guiding us through our first six months. Thanks too, to the sister foundations across the UK for their hard work in identifying suitable groups for grants.

2018 will be a very exciting year for the Wesleyan Foundation and I’m really looking forward to seeing the impact that it can have over the next 12 months.

Vicki Wentworth
Chief Customer Officer
Wesleyan Assurance

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