Next Deadline 1st October 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 1st October 2018. If you application is selected it will go to a Trustees meeting in January 2019 or March/April 2019 depending on demand. Applications under …

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Beechgrove Tennis Club Moffat

Courts Opening On Saturday, Beechgrove Tennis Club celebrated the opening of six resurfaced tennis courts. These courts are for the use of club member and residents of, and visitors to, the town. This is only the second time in the history of tennis at Beechgrove that the courts have changed surface. In the 1920s, the original grass courts gave way …

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Visit from Keswick Foundation

Today we met Fanny Wong Director of The Keswick Foundation and Heidi Wong Assistant Director. The Keswick Foundation is based in Hong Kong and also set up by Sir John Keswick and his daughter Maggie Keswick Jencks who also set up The Holywood Trust. The KeswickFoundation gives grants to Organisation whereas we do both Organisations and Individuals. 

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NEW Individual Application Forms

The Holywood Trust has made some adjustments to our Individual Application Form to comply with new GDPR legislation. If you have old versions please destroy them. New forms can be downloaded from our website www.holywood-trust.org.uk or call the office and we will post one out to you or call into our offices.

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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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