The following information may be of interest if you run a local charity.
The Weir Charitable Trust has launched a one-off emergency fund totalling £200,000 to be directed to support the most vulnerable people across Scotland. This is in addition to the normal 6 monthly cycle of awards. The Trust will prioritise one-off awards to support projects addressing loneliness and isolation; mental health support, food and fuel poverty, supporting people with additional support needs, young people and families facing financial uncertainty due to redundancy.
To be considered for the award groups and charities must be in a position to use the funds immediately to provide direct support in their communities. Applications close at 5pm on Friday 4th December 2020.
Movement for Good’s 12 Days of Giving is back again for 2020. Nominations are invited for any UK registered charity for the chance
to win £1,000.
There will be 10 winners drawn at random each weekday from
7 –22 December 2020.
A total of 12 charities will share £120,000 and the more nominations, the better the chances.