Gannochy Trust awards over £1.3 million to charities in latest funding round

The Gannochy Trust is pleased to announce that at our March 2024 grant-making meeting 22 charities were awarded grants totalling £1,315,377.66 to support their work.


In addition, the Gannochy Trust Youth Panel awarded 4 grants totalling £28,875.


Details of each award is provided below for information.


Perth and Kinross Grant Awards
Kinnoull Tennis Club SCIO£40,000Towards the costs of resurfacing existing tennis courts and access improvements
Maggie Keswick Jencks Cancer Caring Centres Trust£90,000Unrestricted core funding for Maggie’s Dundee from May 2024 to April 2027 (£30,000 per annum for three years)
Marie Curie£45,000Tayside Nursing Service from April 2024 to March 2027 (£15,000 per annum for three years)
Perth & Kinross Society for the Blind (operating as

Vision PK)

£30,000Development of a central-based Sensory Hub in Perth
Perth Festival of the Arts£270,000Delivery of an annual 10-12 day Perth Festival of the Arts from 2025-2027 (£90,000 per annum for three years)
Perth Youth Orchestra£27,500Unrestricted funds to stage concerts in Scotland 2024-2026 and undertake an overseas tour in 2025 (Year 1 £2,500, Year 2 £22,500 and Year 3 £2,500)
Pitlochry Community Action Trust£13,800Salary costs of part-time Development Officer
Support Help and Integration in Perthshire SCIO£145,552Salary costs of General Manager, Service Co-ordinator and Volunteer Co-ordinator (Year 1 £47,552, Year 2 £48,500 and Year 3 £49,500)
Tayside Healthcare Arts Trust£22,924Salary costs of the THAT Development Officer and project management support (Year 1 £10,421 and Year 2 £12,503)
The Engineering Development Trust£49,680To deliver accredited STEM learning opportunities for young people in Perth and Kinross (Year 1 £13,896, Year 2 £17,866 and Year 3 £17,918)
The Inspiration Orchestra£14,000Salary cost of Core Worker/Music Tutor
The Y Centre Limited£200,000Additional grant towards The Y Centre capital project
Trauma Healing Together£65,000Unrestricted core running costs from February 2024 to January 2027 (Year 1 £20,000, Year 2 £20,000 and Year 3 £25,000)
Volunteering Matters£36,000Delivery costs of their Grandmentors programme in Perth and Kinross (£12,000 per annum for three years)
The Gannochy Trust Youth Panel – Perth and Kinross Grant Awards
Aberfeldy Parish Church (The Breathe Project)£9,245Towards a joint community event and trip for young people to Alton Towers
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Perth & Kinross Association£5,130Outdoor kitchen for Starfish Way activities at Megginch Castle and purchase of mountain bikes and safety equipment for Cultybraggan site
Scottish Youth Film Foundation£6,200Week-long intensive activity film-making and virtual production project for young people in partnership with Abertay University
YMCA Tayside£8,300Youth-led celebration gatherings for the launch of YMCA Tayside’s new Y-Centre
Rest of Scotland Grant Awards
Ando Glaso£40,000Roma Young Creatives project (£20,000 per annum for two years)
Growing2gether£52,500Growing2gether programme: Building skills and mental health (Year 1 £15,000, Year 2 £17,500 and Year 3 £20,000)
Into Work£10,000Salary costs of Wellbeing Coach and Getting Ready for Work Training for Disabled People (16-21 years) project
Passion4Fusion£56,421.66Passion4Sports BME young people’s project (Year 1 £17,046, Year 2 £18,750 and Year 3 £20,625.66)
Possibilities for Each & Every Kid£24,000Salary costs of Youth Workers for PEEK Thrive (£8,000 per annum for three years)
Skills Exchange SCIO£33,000Salary costs of a part-time Let’s Grow Youth Development Worker (Year 1 £10,000, Year 2 £11,000 and Year 3 £12,000)
Step Together Volunteering£22,500Salary and project costs to deliver their “Brighter Futures for Young People” project in Dumfries and Galloway (£7,500 per annum for three years)
Tall Ships Youth Trust£27,500Towards 3-year programme and voyages of Exploration, Empowerment and Leadership (Year 1 £7,500, Year 2 £10,000 and Year 3 £10,000)