Funding on the Shetland Islands

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Scottish Fishermen's Trust

Last reviewed 10 hours ago
The Scottish Fishermen's Trust is a charity established to enable individuals and organisations to receive funding for projects related to the marine environment, education and safety at sea. Due to Covid-19 they are only supporting projects that fall into the following areas: - Individual training support - Enhancement of stability records for vessels involved in guard vessel work - Fishsafe MK3 Unit: Crew training - SFIA responsible fishing scheme initial audits - Cold water and PFD appreciation training
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Heritage Trade Up Programme

Last reviewed 12 hours ago
This programme will build the capacity of heritage sector organisations to strengthen their resilience and overall sustainability. It will equip them with the enterprise skills, networks and funding they need to create positive change for people and communities. Participating organisations will become more financially resilient and strengthen their governance structures to meet evolving operational demands. Delivery begins in October 2021, with the application window opening in February 2021.
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Wellcome Trust

Last reviewed 10 hours ago
The Wellcome Foundation supports thousands of scientists and researchers in more than 70 countries, as well as innovators, educators and artists. They have a wide range of funding schemes that support individuals, teams, resources, seed ideas, places and major initiatives in the areas of: biomedical science; population health; product development and applied research; humanities and social science; public engagement and creative industries.
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SafeDeposits Scotland Charitable Trust

Last reviewed 12 hours ago
SafeDeposits Scotland Charitable Trust is a grant-giving charity aimed at promoting education, training and best practice in Scotland’s private rented sector. The Trust believes those actively involved in the sector will have innovative and creative ideas to ensure it is the best that it can be for years to come. It funds projects which promote and facilitate education, training and best practice for landlords, letting agents and tenants. This could include: - projects that could help landlords manage their business as well as providing the best practice in customer service - practical solutions to ensure all tenants know their rights and are aware of their responsibilities as tenant - suggestions on how to resolve disputes in ways which may be more effective than going to court.
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Miss Agnes H Hunter's Trust - Main Grant Programme

Last reviewed 11 hours ago
The Agnes Hunter Trust was established to support registered charities delivering health and social welfare projects in Scotland. Applications must fit within one of the two policy areas: - charities that help disabled people such as those living with learning disabilities, mental ill health, specific types of cancer, cerebral palsy, autism, visual or physical impairments - charities that assist with the education and training of disadvantaged people aged 16 years or over who have left school. This includes those whose life experiences or environment have so far denied them opportunities to develop the skills to support themselves and contribute positively to society. Priorities for the Trust include services or projects that focus on: self-management and awareness; advice, support and information; life-skills training; employability, particularly in relation to IT, literacy and numeracy; helping people participate and contribute to their community.
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Russell Trust

Last reviewed a day ago
The Russell Trust is a Charitable Trust supporting a broad range of local charities. Some of the categories under which grants may be awarded are as follows: - The advancement of education. - The advancement of health. - The advancement of civic responsibility or community development. - The advancement of, arts, heritage, culture, or science. - The advancement of public participation in sport. - The advancement of environmental protection and improvement. - The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage. - Any other purpose that may reasonably be regarded as analogous to any of the other preceding purposes. The Trust’s funds come mainly from its ownership of about a quarter of the employee-owned Markinch papermakers, Tullis Russell. They primarily give to organisations in Fife.

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