Supports projects with clear benefit to communities in Moray and the Highlands and Islands. They will fund projects that cover one or more of the following: Education and Training, Health, Care, Sport, Arts and Heritage, and Conservation and Environment.
Supporting projects in the community council areas of Huntly, Strathbogie and Tap O Noth, and Cabrach that are providing help to vulnerable people in difficulty due to the pandemic, or organisations that are facing losses.
The fund aims to support projects that make a difference to life in, and seek improvement in, the local community.
The monetary awards are split into four categories: Cromar, Alastrean, Douneside and Lady MacRobert. Each one has its own specific governance arrangements and internal processes. Lady MacRobert awards are currently closed.
Support activity which will sustain and develop the life of the community and ensure that the area is an attractive and vibrant place to live, work and visit.
The Trust grant is for leisure activities and is available to groups operating in the old Gordon District Area which includes Garioch part of Formartine and part of Marr.
Support projects which promote the development of community-based initiatives and help local groups to meet the needs of their communities and tap into talent and resources that exist throughout the area. Communities across Garioch can apply.
Grants are available to support charities generally in the East of Scotland, North of the River Tay. The trustees also give special support to children's, medical, wildlife and army and ex-service welfare charities.
Muirden Energy provides community benefit funds to local communities that host their wind farms. They fund a wide range of community projects.
Grants will support any aspect of sustainable development within communities in the Marr area.