ScotRail Employee Charitable

Giving Fund

Background

ScotRail is connecting Scotland - delivering door-step to destination solutions and enhancing the connection between people and communities. As employers, they recognise the critical role that employees play in delivering that vision. 

Aim

The £10,000 ScotRail Employee Charitable Support Fund contributes towards employee fundraising efforts for the causes that matter to them by matching fundraising up to £250. 

Making A Difference

The Employee Charitable Support Fund is underlined by ScotRail’s 5 Pillars of Corporate Giving which are Good Health and Wellbeing; Quality Education; Sustainable Cities and Communities; Life on Land, and Celebrate Rail.
Matched funding will be available to support charities that:

  • Promote positive mental health and wellbeing; and/or

  • Target improvements in literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing in primary schools; and/or

  • Aim to improve the community’s environmental impact at a local level, encourage recycling or upcycling, or run environmental information or outreach programmes; and/or

  • Work to help reduce the loss of biodiversity, or protect and prevent the extinction of threatened species; and/or

  • Celebrate rail through the arts and local activity programmes.

Exclusions

The fund will not support applications for:

  • Employees who have already received match funding in the current financial year.

  • Nominated organisations that aren’t registered charities



Who can apply? 

The Fund is open to permanent Abellio ScotRail employees

  • Examples of the type of fundraising which could be eligible for the Employee Charitable Support Fund include:

  • Running the London Marathon to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK

  • Edinburgh night ride to raise funds for the BookTrust

  • A sponsored cycle in aid of a local mental health charity 

Eligibility Checklist

  • Fundraising activities should take place before March 2018

  • You must be able to demonstrate your existing fundraising total. (Confirmation of this must be submitted with application form e.g. Justgiving.com page or sponsor sheet and the amount shown at time of application will be the match funding figure taken into account.

  • You must be fundraising on behalf of a registered charity

  • You must have already started or completed your fundraising and be able to show evidence of your total raised to date.

 

Timescales

The fund is currently closed.

 

How to Apply

 

 

 

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