May Day Bank Holiday

The Holywood Trust Office will be closed all day Monday 28th May.

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Next Deadline 25th June 2018

The Trust is currently receiving a higher than normal number of applications. If you are planning to make an application to the Trust for a grant over £2,500 the next deadline date is Monday 25th June 2018. If you application is selected it will go to a Trustees meeting in September 2018 and if not it could be January 2019. …

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The Devils Porridge needs your help

The Devil’s Porridge has funding from the Holywood Trust and Young Start to offer a wide range of activities for young people , especially those aged between 10 and 25.   We are looking for experienced and inspirational people who work with youngsters and offer creative workshops, engaging activities and can pass on traditional knowledge and skills at our Museum. …

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Trustees Meeting in April

The Holywood Trust Trustees meet early April to considered an incredible 17 applications from organisations across Dumfries and Galloway.  The Holywood Trust has seen a large increase in applications coming into us. All relevant Organisations will be notified by email and will receive a letter in the next coming weeks detailing awards and any conditions attached to that award. Our …

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Youth & Philanthropy Initiative comes to D&G

Dumfries High School is excited to be involved in a new programme run by the Wood Foundation called the Youth & Philanthropy Initiative which all current S2 pupils will participate in during weekly health and wellbeing classes. The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) is an active citizenship programme that raises awareness amongst young people about philanthropy. Pupils taking part in …

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Annan Seaforth Tennis Club Opening

After four years of fundraising will come to fruition when Judy Murray and local man Willie Kirkwood officially open the courts on Monday 21st August.

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Project Scotland

ProjectScotland wants to help young people get on in life. We help 16-30 year olds in Scotland by setting them up with full time volunteering opportunities with Scottish charities: they get an experience of work and a chance to develop themselves, and the organisation gets their help – that means their energy, skills and talent. If you are a charity …

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Solway Eclipse and Solway Stars

A lovely email received into the office. Thank you for supporting the club with this matter, its very much appreciated. We are also delighted to update that both Solway Eclipse and Solway Stars proudly represented Dumfries at the British Synchronised Ice Skating Championships at the weekend. Both teams won gold in their respective categories and gained personal best scores. Kind …

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Solway Credit Union

Have you heard about our local credit unions? There are two community credit unions based in Dumfries & Galloway and they cover the region between them. Solway Credit Union has an office in Dumfries and is available for people who live or work in Nithsdale, Stewartry, or Annandale & Eskdale. In the west, Stranraer Credit Union covers Wigtownshire. Being run …

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Victim Support D&G

Victim Support Scotland is the largest provider and leading voluntary organisation in Scotland helping people affected by crime. The service provides practical help, emotional support and information to victims, witnesses and others affected by crime in the local community and in the courts. In Dumfries and Galloway Victim Support Scotland has offices in Dumfries and Stranraer. Tom McCulloch who is …

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