1. Role Summary
2. About the Foundation
Established in 2019, the Hallmark Care Homes Foundation is an independent grant-making corporate foundation registered with the Charity Commission. Funded and founded by Hallmark Care Homes Ltd, the Foundation has an independent Board of trustees responsible for delivering its charitable purposes.
The Foundation will focus on the following main areas of activity:
-Making quality care for older people sustainable and accessible
– Supporting care workers and providers to deliver quality care
– Becoming the charitable funder of choice for our partners and supporters
– Raising awareness of the foundation, its funded projects and impact
3. Statutory Duties
The statutory duties of a trustee are:
In addition, with other trustees, to hold the Foundation in trust for current and future beneficiaries by:
Independent trustees have a particular role to play in ensuring the above so that the Foundation ‘invests in the future of care’ by bringing an external perspective to the board and focusing on delivering ‘public benefit’.
4. Qualities of a Trustee
5. Time Commitment
The Board meets quarterly and Trustees are expected to be available for at least three out of four of meetings in a year. There will also be opportunities to contribute between meetings through events, activities and email/zoom.