The Stevenston Charitable Trust was established in 2000 with the particular aim of supporting the arts, and particularly the art of music, in the Lothians and Borders regions of Scotland. It makes grants to charities which work in the following fields: the advancement of the arts and culture – the Trustees favour musical and visual arts, but other aspects of the arts and culture will be considered.
This small trust supports charities working in Scotland and overseas – focusing on children and young people, community arts, social justice, international development, health and wellbeing and community outreach programmes.
The Trust can support a wide range of charitable projects. Preference given to causes within Perth & Kinross with emphasis on the sphere of education, music and the arts. There is a preference to fund start up projects or improvements to projects.
The Foundation estate is held for the advancement of the arts, heritage and culture, including promoting, developing and ensuring the practice and enjoyment of the arts, including music, the visual arts, theatre and literature; and the advancement of education, including advancing the appreciation and knowledge of art.
Grants are given to a wide variety of organisations (generally in Scotland, particularly Tayside) including cancer research and other medical charities, youth organisations and arts and music.
Grants are available to a range of organisations for music projects in England that increase the number of children and young people across England who have the opportunity to take part in high-quality musical activities, particularly those who are experiencing challenging circumstances and who face barriers to music making.
Grant for individuals, voluntary and community organisations undertaking projects that encourage and develop artistic interests in young people in the UK, with particular interest in activities taking place in the West Midlands.
Funding is intended to support general charitable purposes. In the past grants have ranged from £250 to £1,000. Charitable organisations in the UK are eligible to apply.
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Funding is available for general charitable purposes. Previously the Trust has supported a wide range of different local, national and international causes, including charities working for human medical research, the relief of suffering and respite, and religious and heritage charities.
Grants for charitable organisations with outdoor and character-building projects for young people in the North West England as well as for educational, religious and cultural activities and institutions in the North West of England.