Riddell FiddlesDeadline: End of August and end of February each year
Area: Scotland-wide

The Weir Charitable Trust supports services/projects, run by Scottish-based community groups and small charities, in the following qualifying categories:

  • Sport: encouraging and increasing public participation in sport
  • Recreational facilities: the provision or organisation of recreational facilities, with the aim of improving the conditions of life for people who need them due to age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage.
  • Animal welfare: for the advancement of animal welfare
  • Health: the advancement of health, including prevention or relief of sickness, disease or human suffering
  • Culturesupporting the heritage – tangible or otherwise – of Scotland, through projects that encourage participation in and preservation of Scotland’s distinctive culture.

Applicants must have an income of less than £125,000 a year, and be seeking an award of less than £25,000. The average award is for £3,500 and there is no minimum you can apply for. 

For more information, please visit www.weircharitabletrust.com