Individuals, groups and charities based in Scotland can now apply to for funding to the new Weir Charitable Trust.
The Trust was set up in 2013 by Chris and Colin Weir following their £161m win on the EuroMillions’ draw in 2011. The Trust, which has been endowed with an initial £5m, aims to support individuals, groups and charities, new or established, based in Scotland and providing services across Scotland. It will fund specific activities and services in sport, recreational facilities, animal welfare, health and cultural projects to improve the quality of life for people, either through a particular field of expertise or via a local community.
There is no minimum or maximum that can be applied for or awarded; applicants must to state the amount they need for their project. All awards are for one year or less.
The closing for applications is the 26th February 2016.
For further information, please visit the Weir Charitable Trust website.