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Helping the
Scottish Community

The Weir Charitable Trust aims to support Scottish-based community groups and small charities to provide services across Scotland to help the Scottish community. These groups and charities are likely to have found it difficult to access funds elsewhere.

It does not fund groups or charities who have an income of more than £125,000 per year; individuals; commercial activity; research; educational establishments; governing bodies; public sector bodies; one off events; large capital projects; Community Councils, PTAs or Active Schools Activities; or pilot projects, nor can it provide sponsorship.

The Trust will consider funding specific activities and services in sport, recreational facilities, animal welfare, health and cultural projects (see “What we fund“) to improve the quality of life for people, either through a particular field of expertise or via a local community. The average award granted to date is £3,500 but, in exceptional circumstances, the Trust will consider applications for funds up to £25,000.

Application Closing Dates

Late Applications Will Not Be Considered

Tuesday 28th February 2023 at 5pm

(Outcomes advised end May 2023)

Thursday 31st August 2023 at 5pm

(Outcomes advised end November 2023)