Projects supported in 2014

  • Youth Philanthropy Initiative

    Youth Philanthropy Initiative

    November 2014

    Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) is an established leader in the field of citizenship education programmes, providing a uniquely intensive, all round programme which has proven impact on personal, enterprise, employability and citizenship skills. YPI has been cited in eight of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Education (HMIE) School Reports as an example of best practice in… Read more >

  • Ben Walton Trust

    Dinner with a Difference

    The Ben Walton Trust

    November 2014

    The Ben Walton Trust was established in 1996 and commemorates Ben Walton and his year-long fight against oral cancer. The trust aims to raise awareness of the disease among the general public and health professionals, to fund research and to encourage appropriate palliative care. The Trust’s donation helped towards an online learning module assisting with… Read more >

  • Garvald Glenesk

    April 2014

    Garvald Glenesk was set up in 1998, in order to offer residential care and support to twelve adults with learning disabilities, mental health issues and/or autistic spectrum disorders. The philosophy supporting our work is based on the principles of Rudolf Steiner, whose approach to human psychology and development highlights the uniqueness of each individual human,… Read more >

  • Multi Cultural Family Base

    April 2014

    Multi Cultural Family Base promotes the well-being and life opportunities of vulnerable and disadvantaged children, young people and families. It helps children have improved emotional well-being, leading to improved life chances and helps them to be less socially isolated and abler to take part in the life of their community. The Trust donated toward a… Read more >

  • Carlops Church

    Stained glass window at Carlops Church

    Carlops Church

    April 2014

    Carlops Church is our local Church of Scotland church, an important part of the community. The Trust paid for the rebuilding of the organ and also contributed to a new stained glass window.

  • Scottish Autism

    April 2014

    Scottish Autism is an organisation dedicated to enriching the lives of people with autism. It has a dedicated team of experienced autism advisors who are on hand to give emotional and practical support to families and professionals. Whether it is signposting to particular services, information on getting a diagnosis or just someone to talk to… Read more >