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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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Huntly Sports Trust’s 3G Pitch: A sports facility for the whole community
Huntly Sports Trust’s 3G Pitch: A sports facility for the whole community

Community Funds

Huntly Sports Trust’s 3G Pitch: A sports facility for the whole community

In June 2021, Huntly Sports Trust was awarded £100,000 to allow the Trust to refurbish and improve the synthetic pitch at the Meadows sports fields, Huntly, a key sporting facility in the area served…
The Cabrach Trust: Discovering Inverharroch’s wildlife
The Cabrach Trust: Discovering Inverharroch’s wildlife

Community Funds

The Cabrach Trust: Discovering Inverharroch’s wildlife

In October 2021, Vattenfall’s Clashindarroch Wind Farm Community Fund awarded £34,151 to The Cabrach Trust to build a publicly accessible hide on a newly established all-ability nature trail at…
Funding to help maintain Upper Donside Bowling Club
Funding to help maintain Upper Donside Bowling Club

Community Funds

Funding to help maintain Upper Donside Bowling Club

Upper Donside Bowling Club was awarded £8,000.00 towards the purchase of a multi-tined fine turf aerating machine to improve the health of the bowling green and ensure the sustainability of the…
Supporting rural life in Scotland
Supporting rural life in Scotland

Community Funds

Supporting rural life in Scotland

Lumsden Community Association was awarded £5000 towards the costs of refurbishing and bringing public toilets back into use in Lumsden Village.
Make Do and Grow CIC making a difference to families in Glasgow
Make Do and Grow CIC making a difference to families in Glasgow

Charity Funds

Make Do and Grow CIC making a difference to families in Glasgow

Make Do and Grow is a community interest company which offers a place to play and buy low-cost items, including used clothing, books and toys for children.
The Fed Up Cafe
The Fed Up Cafe

Community Funds

The Fed Up Cafe

The Fed Up Cafe in Stranraer offers a free hot food service to help tackle food poverty, social isolation and improve mental health.
Can youth funding help tackle the cost-of-living crisis?
Can youth funding help tackle the cost-of-living crisis?

Charity Funds

Can youth funding help tackle the cost-of-living crisis?

Since its formation in 2005, the Essentia Foundation has remained committed to improving the health and well-being of young people across Scotland.
Zero Carbon Daviot
Zero Carbon Daviot

Community Funds

Zero Carbon Daviot

The Vattenfall Unlock our Future Fund supported a feasibility study into retrofitting three ‘archetype’ domestic houses in the village of Daviot, Aberdeenshire, as a precursor to the development of a…
Braemar Guide Sheiling#2
Braemar Guide Sheiling#2

Community Funds

Braemar Guide Sheiling#2

The Vattenfall Unlock our Future Fund supported a design review of a proposed new Girlguiding centre, which showed an amended design could produce 95% energy savings at no additional capital cost.
Football gives girls a chance in Glasgow
Football gives girls a chance in Glasgow

Charity Funds

Football gives girls a chance in Glasgow

In 2021, The Essentia Foundation awarded Glasgow Girls FC a grant of £1,900.00.
Bringing Equipower to central Scotland
Bringing Equipower to central Scotland

Charity Funds

Bringing Equipower to central Scotland

Thanks to funding from The Essentia Foundation, Equipower has been able to offer young people, the chance to learn new skills, socialize and take on additional responsibilities within the…
Bringing sunshine to Fife
Bringing sunshine to Fife

Charity Funds

Bringing sunshine to Fife

The Sunshine Kitchen is a kitchen project for young adults with additional support needs