Mental/physical health

D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust

The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust was established in for the advancement of the arts, health and medical welfare and environmental protection or improvement.   Through the Arts programme, the Trust aims to increase access to the arts for young and old people; support performances; and support charities that seek to use the arts to engage with young people on the fringes of society.

Help Musicians – Do It Differently Fund

Through the Do It Differently Fund the charity helps independent, entrepreneurial music creators build their career by providing grants of £500 - £3,000 to fund professional development opportunities and creative projects at a crucial point in their career. Support is also available for opportunities relating to Recording & Releasing and Touring & Live Development including time to create, access to creative spaces and content creation.

The Cruach Trust

The Cruach Trust is a small Scottish charity that aims to make a difference with its donations.


Grants typically range from £200 - £1000. Apply online or in writing, further details are available on the WS Society website.