A fantastic opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and driven individuals to join Bank of Scotland Foundation as Trustees. Trustees play a vital role, overseeing the management of the Foundation and acting as ambassadors for the Foundation across every sector of society.
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We are seeking two Trustees to join our Board and contribute to our ambitious new strategy.
Potential candidates could come from a variety of different backgrounds and should have a good knowledge of the issues facing local communities and the voluntary sector. They should have experience of working at board level and be confident that they can make a valuable contribution to the Foundation's work.
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Due to the overwhelming demand for Bank of Scotland Foundation’s 2018 Mental Health Fund last year, the Foundation is offering Scotland’s mental health projects a further opportunity to apply for funding. Launching today, Monday 28 January, funding will be made available to mental health charities and other charities that deliver projects focussing on mental health.
Bank of Scotland Foundation, an independent charity supporting people and their local communities across Scotland, had its busiest year in 2018, awarding 121 grants to Scottish charities totalling £1,661,157. Awards were made through the Foundation’s Small, Medium and Large Grants Programmes, however its Mental Health Fund - an additional programme launched in May - meant more charities than ever received funding last year.
Press Releases 2018
After launching its Mental Health Fund in May - a one-off funding programme to help support mental health charities and other charities that deliver projects focussing on mental health - Bank of Scotland Foundation has awarded 28 Scottish charities with a share of £356,473. Such was the demand for financial support of mental health projects that the initial budget of £320,000 was increased to enable more charities to be funded over the next year.
A total of 44 charities have welcomed £889,880 of funding from Bank of Scotland Foundation’s Small, Medium and Large Grants Programmes during the first half of 2018, benefitting community projects right across Scotland.
Of these, six were charities receiving Large Grants totalling £482,170. Now in its fourth year, the Large Grants programme provides successful charities with steady, reliable, funding of between £50,000 and £100,000 for larger projects over one or two years. Awards made this year were for:-