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Palmers Brewery Community Fund

We have partnered with Crowdfunder to relaunch the Palmers Brewery Community Fund and donated £10,000 to mark both this occasion, and the Brewery’s 230 year anniversary.

Our Community Fund works to support the local community and charitable organisations that help keep West Dorset one of the best places to live, visit and explore. Not-for-profit organisations local to Palmers will be able to apply via Crowdfunder for up to £2,000 to support their projects.

Explaining the relaunch, Emily Palmer Ramus said, “We hope that by partnering with Crowdfunder the Community Fund will be more accessible than ever and that everyone locally can have their say in the causes that are important to them. We are donating 10p a pint from seasonal ales and proceeds from events such as our 230 year anniversary Beer Festival in September so the initial £10,000 donation will be topped up with the support of our customers.”

Palmers have a proud history of donating to important local causes, with over £100,000 donated over the last 20 years to local schools and sports clubs as well as cancer, mental health, arts and environmental charities. Long may this continue, with the assistance of the Crowdfunder platform to make funds readily available for causes important to our community.

To apply, organisations based in West Dorset or East Devon should create a Crowdfunder page and, if the project meets the eligibility criteria, they will be automatically notified of the Palmers Brewery Community Fund. If the application is approved, Palmers will match up to 50% towards their initial target amount, up to the value of £2,000. Funds will only be released if the project achieves its fundraising target and therefore projects will need clear support from the public to be successful. Once the Fund has been allocated, no further applications will be accepted.

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Palmers ales are brewed in one of Britain’s oldest and prettiest breweries and have been since 1794. The only thatched brewery in the UK, Palmers sits adjacent to the river Brit just a mile from Dorset’s Jurassic Coast. All our fine ales are brewed using water from our own naturally rising spring.

Our Head Brewer uses only the finest Maris Otter malt and carefully selected whole leaf hops to produce ales in a way they have been made for generations. Palmers historic brewhouse has a traditional Mash Tun, an open top Copper, along with top fermentation, this is the way ale should be brewed.

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