The charity raises millions of pounds each year and awards grants to help disabled and disadvantaged children aged 0 to 18 who are suffering from abuse or neglect, who are disabled or who simply need extra care and guidance.
The Trustees’ support projects in the Lothians and Borders with a focus on the encouragement of participation in and promotion of accessibility to music and the arts, and the advancement of health.
Opened: 1 Sep 2023
Next deadline: 15 Dec 2023
The Coalfields Community Investment Programme is a small fund created to support activities that tackle some of the key challenges that still remain in coalfield communities.
The Orcome Trust is administered and located in Newhall on the borders of Midlothian and Tweeddale. Preference is given to smaller charities and projects that benefit the general geographical area as well as further afield for worthwhile causes.
The Peter Vardy Foundation focuses on supporting disadvantaged and vulnerable children in both Scotland and overseas. It provides funds to support educate and care for children and young people.
Makes grants to charities which are focused on Midlothian. Causes supported include: work with children and young people; advancement of education, health and sport; the relief of poverty or other hardship.
Next deadline: 30 Jun 2024
Awards grants for educational purposes to children and young people under the age of 21 who have a physical or learning disability, or who are socially disadvantaged. Funding includes support for school and youth trips and residential experiences.
Next deadline: 26 Jan 2024
The AEB Charitable Trust make grants in a wide range of areas including wildlife, health, and the elderly. The Trust favours organisations in the Lothians and Borders areas.
Next deadline: 30 Nov 2024
Charities and other organisations can apply for funding to provide holidays for disadvantaged children and their families.
The Trust can grant funding to any project which will improve the communities and environments within the area of the participating communities: Fala, Heriot, Humbie and Oxton & Channelkirk.