The Gannochy Trust

The Gannochy Trust is an independent grant-making charitable trust which supports registered charities in Scotland, and Perth and Kinross in particular. In June 2015 the Trust announced a new funding strategy for 2015 to 2018 which will target its funds at smaller, community-led groups that support disadvantaged and vulnerable children and young people under two themes:

Inspiring Young People (Scotland-wide) is aimed at projects working with children and young people under 25 which promote:

  • Positive change in the lives of young people
  • Raising aspirations and realising full potential
  • Developing talent
  • Enhancing social, personal and leadership skills
  • Developing training, skills and knowledge to increase employability
  • Developing young leaders
  • Increased participation as active citizens

Improving the quality of life for people in Perth and Kinross for projects that:

  • Support the disadvantaged and vulnerable
  • Make Perth and Kinross a better place to live and work
  • Increase the availability or quality of facilities for community-wide use

Evidence of potential match funding should be provided in applications for funding. There are no deadlines for applications and applications can be made at any time of year.

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