Makes donations to registered charities working in many different sectors including medical research, hospitals, education, organisations working with the young and aged, the handicapped and the under-privileged and arts organisations.
The Trust will gives grant towards religion; medicine; education; youth; and historic building maintenance. The Trust has a preference for the Dundee and Tayside areas of Scotland.
Provides grants for new ideas to support innovators in household sustainability.
The new Let’s Do Net Zero Community Buildings Fund under CARES will help community organisations reduce their building energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions.
Grants are available to fund initial research which should ideally lead to further research.
Grants are distributed twice a year with the sole purpose of improving the lives of others through charitable donations in and around Scotland, and where possible on a global scale.
The trust supports general charitable aims. In 2021 they funded a wide range of organisations under the headings: church; community support; medical research/community care; armed forces; arts; international aid.
Funds capital projects under the following categories: farming and animal husbandry; visual and performing arts; medical research; disability and illness; historical buildings; accommodation of those in need.
The Barr Charitable Trust has wide charitable purposes and has historically supported a wide range of charitable activities. The Trustees tend to favour capital projects rather than running costs.
The Trustees can make grants for any charitable purpose, but their present policy is to focus grant-making in the areas of horticulture and plant sciences, as well as fine art and art history.
Next deadline: 10 Mar 2023