Scottish Coal Industry Special Welfare Fund
The Fund supports individuals and organisations with a direct mining connection, who are in genuine need of financial assistance. It will fund: the organisation and provision of outdoor and indoor recreational facilities including sports, games, pastimes, arts and crafts, holidays, excursions, outings and entertainment's the provision and maintenance of convalescent accommodation and aid in the rehabilitation of the disabled; the provision of comforts for the aged, sick, infirm and disabled; the promotion and maintenance of youth clubs and youth courses; co-operation with individual miners' welfare schemes and other centres in predominantly mining communities in promoting activities of the foregoing kinds within or including their own districts; the relief of distress occasioned by any accident occurring in the coal mining industry in Scotland involving the loss of life or serious or permanent injury to any person employed in the said industry and the relief of distress shall include the making of provision for or towards maintenance, education and training of the dependants of any persons losing their lives or sustaining serious or permanent injury in any such accident as aforesaid.
Geographical areas funded: Scotland
- Type of funding:
- Type of cost:
- Capital, Revenue
Fund award sizes
- Annually awarded:
- Premium information
Notes on award amounts: Premium information
Who can apply
Individuals and organisations with a connection to Scottish miners.
When to apply
At any time. The Trustees meet quarterly to consider grant requests.
How to apply
Contact the fund to discuss your project.
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