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 Trust supports hospitals, institutions, societies and others whose work they believe is beneficial to the community in Glasgow and the West of Scotland.
The main purpose of the scheme is to assist the development of community based access works. Suitable for Community councils and voluntary bodies, such as community groups.
The Investing in Enterprise Fund offers blended grant and loan investment to social enterprises, community organisations and charities. Investment can be used for capital expenditure, asset acquisition and business growth.
Priority is given to charities in Scotland, particularly Ayrshire and Glasgow that assist individuals suffering from a range of illnesses both physical and mental, hospices, museums, refuges and facilities for ex military staff.
Next deadline: 30 Oct 2023
The trust objects are widely drawn and include: religion, education, culture, social and physical wellbeing, poverty, and physical and mental disabilities. Priority is given to applications from the West of Scotland but also funds national organisations.
Applications can only be accepted from constituted community groups located within Ardrossan, Saltcoats, Stevenston and the Isle of Arran. Applications for environmental projects will have priority but other projects are welcome to apply.
North Ayrshire Council administers Common Good funds for: Ardrossan; Irvine; Largs; Millport; Saltcoats and Stevenston. Applications must benefit all, or a significant group, of the inhabitants of the area to which the Common Good relates.
North Ayrshire Council has a number of Charitable Trusts for particular towns and villages which are intended to provide assistance to those in need. Priorities vary by each area.
This small trust supports conservation and community projects throughout Arran including wildlife, paths and trails, marine, conservation, and sustainability.