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Shetland Charitable Trust funds several grant schemes to support the arts, development and more throughout Shetland.


Arts Grants

This grant aid scheme is designed to support under 18's and not for profit community groups catering for those under 18 to develop their art form and/or deliver arts related projects and events that meet local needs and make a lasting difference in the community.  The scheme can support all forms of arts genres including visual arts, crafts, drama, dialect, film, literature, music, theatre and combined arts. Click here for more information or to download an application form.

Senior Citizens Club Grants

This grant aid scheme can support not for profit community groups that organise and deliver social and recreational activities for local Senior Citizens clubs which are exclusively or primarily used by Senior Citizens who are 65 years or older.  Click here for more information or to download an application form.

Capital Works Bridging Loan Scheme

This bridging loan scheme is available to organisations carrying out work on a public facility or providing a new public facility in Shetland which is eligible for grant funding from EU/Scottish Government/Lottery when the funding is released on receipt of paid invoices. You can download an application form here.

For more information contact us at:

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