Projects supported in 2018

  • YPI

    May 2018

    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 Citizenship Education, specifically… Read more >

  • William Simpsons

    March 2018

    William Simpsons is a residential care home for both men and women and in addition we have respite and day care facilities. Donation made toward respite and day care renovations.

  • Scottish Autism

    March 2018

    Scottish Autism is an organisation dedicated to enabling autistic people to lead happy, healthy and fulfilling lives. Donation made towards a sensory room and the equipment required for this.

  • The Outward Bound Trust

    March 2018

    Donation made to Scotland’s Next Generation project which is a life-changing programme for disadvantaged young people in Scotland. Young people aged 15-18 take part in the 19-day Outward Bound Skills for Life Award. Before the course, they meet up as a group with an instructor to prepare. They also have the support of a course… Read more >

  • Home Link Family Support

    March 2018

    Home Link Family Support gives children and families a positive start in life by providing support in their homes in Edinburgh and Midlothian. Donation made to train eight volunteers to ensure a core team in place.

  • Handicapped Children’s Action Group

    March 2018

    Donation given towards equipment for local disabled children. The purpose of Handicapped Children’s Action Group is to be there to provide the funding for all types of specialist equipment that will help to give disabled children independence and mobility. They also hope they are able to give a lot of the children the ability to… Read more >

  • The Practice Choir

    March 2018

    The Practice Choir was established in 1986 to allow singers the opportunity to enjoy the experience of singing classical music without the stress of auditions required by most choirs. Donation made towards their two annual concerts.

  • Bowel Cancer Research

    March 2018

    A larger and national charity not normally supported but donation made following personal loss by family member of one of our Trustees.