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Queensberry Trust

Grant size Up to £5,000
City of Edinburgh
Key dates This fund is currently closed

About this fund

The trust funds originate from the winding up the Queensberry House Hospital in Edinburgh which closed in 1996. The Trust supports projects based in Edinburgh providing support to the elderly. 

Purpose of this fund

The Queensberry Trust is looking to provide financial support to charities and community groups in Edinburgh that are providing support to elderly and those with dementia who are shielding or isolating as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 are available.

Types of support could include:

  • Practical support whether through shopping or help with minor repairs at home.
  • Provision of emotional support to people with dementia and their carers, and helping them stay connected to friends and family.

Who can apply?

All applicants must fit Foundation Scotland's funding criteria. Before progressing your application please visit Common Eligibility Criteria

What can’t be funded?

At Foundation Scotland we have some standard exclusions that apply to all funds. Before progressing with your application please visit What we can't fund 

How are decisions made?

Decisions will be communicated via email around 29th March 2021. For more information on how we award decisions are made visit How decisions are made.

How to apply

Please read the guidelines carefully and follow the link to register for an application form. The application deadline is 12 noon on 1st March 2021.

Contact information

Contact name

Linda Phillips