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A CASE FOR SUPPORT

Edinburgh city aerial photo
Edinburgh city aerial photo

Our Case Studies

Read about some of the wonderful projects our generous donors have funded, and stories about the difference their funding has made.

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Funding through a crisis
Funding through a crisis

Charity Funds

Funding through a crisis

With an urgent need to distribute emergency funding, we established Scotland's first crisis fund to support local community groups during the coronavirus pandemic
Gala Water makes history
Gala Water makes history

Community Funds

Gala Water makes history

Community Archivist employed thanks to the support of the community fund
Garden Shelter for Elderly Residents in Dufftown
Garden Shelter for Elderly Residents in Dufftown

Community Funds

Garden Shelter for Elderly Residents in Dufftown

Find out how the EDF Renewables Dorenell Wind Farm Fund is enabling elderly residents in Dufftown to enjoy their time outdoors come rain or shine.
A community-owned harbour development
A community-owned harbour development

Community Funds

A community-owned harbour development

Stroupster Community Fund supports a community-owned harbour development in Caithness
New community garden thanks to Girvan Shedders
New community garden thanks to Girvan Shedders

Community Funds

New community garden thanks to Girvan Shedders

Girvan community unites to enhance the visitor experience at Girvan Football Club thanks to local 'shedders'
Giving families a helping hand 
Giving families a helping hand 

Charity Funds

Giving families a helping hand 

Funding from the Essentia Foundation is helping to support Hillhouse’s ‘Mother and Baby’ initiative.
Glenluce Social Welfare
Glenluce Social Welfare

Community Funds

Glenluce Social Welfare

Old Luce Community Benefit Fund helps the elderly to get social and create meaningful relationships
Clashindarroch fund helps local projects weather the storm
Clashindarroch fund helps local projects weather the storm

Community Funds

Clashindarroch fund helps local projects weather the storm

Clashindarroch Community Benefit Fund helps projects in the Huntly area weather the storm.
Growing local skills to sustain a community woodland
Growing local skills to sustain a community woodland

Community Funds

Growing local skills to sustain a community woodland

A grant of £3,668 from Greencoat Stroupster Community Fund paid for chainsaw training courses for the volunteers.
Providing real benefit to families in the Highlands
Providing real benefit to families in the Highlands

Community Funds

Providing real benefit to families in the Highlands

Wind Farm Community Fund helps to address the most crucial issues in the community
High school horticulture
High school horticulture

Community Funds

High school horticulture

Eyemouth Enhancement Group transformed a children's horticulture facility under threat of closure into an award-winning learning hub thanks to volunteer efforts and a grant from Greencoat Drone Hill…
I am Me, I am Proud
I am Me, I am Proud

Charity Funds

I am Me, I am Proud

I Am Me Scotland’s project, funded by The Essentia Foundation, is standing up to the stigma around Down’s Syndrome.