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George and Grace Thomson Trust

Grant size No fixed amount
Dundee City
Key dates Applications closed

About this fund

The George and Grace Thomson Trust is keen to support projects benefitting people in Dundee, particularly those which address poverty and social exclusion.

The family fund was set up in memory of George Thomson, who was MP for Dundee East in the 1950s and 60s, and his wife Grace Thomson.  The fund is closing down and so applications are no longer being accepted.  

Purpose of this fund

Applications are particularly welcome which address the following issues:

• social exclusion

• alleviation of poverty and disadvantage

• empowerment (especially of women)

• asylum seekers

• prevention of teenage homelessness

Who can apply?

All applicants must meet Foundation Scotland's Common eligibility criteria, please check this list before starting your application. 

What can’t be funded?

Please read through What we can't fund page, these exclusions apply to all Foundation Scotland funds.

How are decisions made?

For more details on our assessment processes please visit How funding decisions are made

How to apply

This fund is now closed.

Contact information

For application process and technical enquiries

Central Systems Support

For criteria and fund priority enquiries

Annabel Bath, Fund Adviser

Fund case studies

Read a selection of case studies detailing some of the projects and activities that have received funding from the George and Grace Thomson Trust.

This includes funding for Front Lounge Dundee to run a summer activity programme for their Bringing Up Baby group.

View case studies