Improving Lives aims to support activity that helps people overcome difficulties and become more resilient.
The Foundation supports a broad range of organisations and activities that share a commitment to making a positive impact to the lives of the communities in which they work, and that are driven by a desire to achieve excellence.
The principal objective is providing grants to Churches in Scotland for repair or improvement work on church buildings.
The fund supports a wide range of charitable activities at the discretion of the Trustees. Previous causes have included health charities, churches, and music education.
Community groups can apply for help in funding projects, programs or community events within the city which help: Eliminate discrimination, Advance equality of opportunity and Promote good relations across the range of protected characteristics.
The MEB Charitable Trust supports a wide range of charitable activities. The Trust seeks to support Christian organisations; aid in the relief of suffering occasioned by war or natural disaster; and bodies undertaking scientific or medical research.
The trust funds the advancement of the Roman Catholic religion, including the promotion of the higher education for the Roman Catholic clergy or laity, and for the relief of poverty, the promotion of health and education overseas and youth work.
The Trust supports: the provision of shelter for those in need; encouraging Jewish family innovation; developing community and civil society in Glasgow and Scotland; seed funding creative ideas to solve challenges facing the Jewish community and society.
The fund supports causes with further the objects and interests of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland.
Supports social welfare causes, children and young people, medical and health organisations, environment/conservation and heritage. They prefer local initiatives where there help can make a real difference with priority for the West of Scotland.