A better connected Buckinghamshire

Better connection between individuals and societies, charities and businesses which will create greater social cohesion within the wider community.

This is an exciting and new “triple focus” for The Clare Foundation and we aim to become considerably more pro-active and driven in delivering these initiatives in Buckinghamshire and surrounding areas.

Mike Clare - Founder & Chairman | Martin Gallagher - CEO

Mike Clare - Founder & Chairman

Martin Gallagher - CEO


Providing Interest Free Social Investment Loans to charities to help them reconnect with their objectives and ambitions.


Encouraging local businesses to engage with charities as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility and for senior management to become trustees.


Helping individuals (of all ages) with their self-esteem, confidence and general happiness.

How We Help

Helping Charities to become more commercial and efficient. This is predominately through to provision of interest free Social Investment Loans (S.I.L.)

Also helping charities (and not-for-profit organisations) with their Trustee Board strategy. Encouraging charities to work together and not to duplicate or overlap their services to beneficiaries.

Helping Businesses get involved in the wider Buckinghamshire community and with their Corporate Social Responsibility as well as encouraging business and charity collaboration and partnership.

Be the catalyst for businesses people to become charity trustees and engage employees volunteering in the charity sector.

Helping People with their self-esteem, confidence, positiveness, well-being and general happiness and “feel-good” factor, creating a positive and optimistic community.

Sign-posting people to other specialist / relevant charities. Helping unhappy individuals deal with loneliness, depression, anxiety and shyness. We want to make Buckinghamshire the happiest county in the UK.