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28th May 2020

Trust Meeting Postponed

The Shetland Charitable Trust Meeting due to take place on 4 June 2020 has been postponed until 9 July 2020.

30th Apr 2020

Trust reopens funding scheme to help tackle inequality and social exclusion

Shetland Charitable Trust is reopening its additional grant scheme on 1st May, inviting bids from eligible charitable organisations which had applied for funding under the expression of interest process. This funding will apply for the financial year to 31 March 2021.

24th Mar 2020

Trust set to issue core funding support for new financial year

Shetland Charitable Trust is preparing to pay out its core funding grants to local charities and community organisations, which will help keep them going during the coronavirus crisis.

27th Feb 2020

Positive response to trust’s offer of extra grant cash

Shetland Charitable Trust has received 29 eligible bids to share £881,000 a year in extra grant funds to help tackle inequality and social exclusion in the islands.

19th Nov 2019

Trust opens doors to funding bids

New funds are on offer to charitable organisations in Shetland to improve people’s quality of life by addressing clear need or filling gaps in existing services or activities. The extra grant aid of up to £1 million a year from Shetland Charitable Trust will be targeted particularly at projects designed to reduce inequalities and social exclusion in the islands.

9th Sep 2019

Healthy trust may offer extra million after bouncing back to sustainability

Shetland Charitable Trust proposes to make up to one million pounds a year extra available to fund good projects in the community after steering its reserves back to over £300 million for the first time since 2000.

22nd Aug 2019

2019 Annual General Meeting

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of Shetland Charitable Trust will be held on Thursday 12 September 2019 at 6.30pm in Islesburgh Community Centre, Lerwick, Shetland

13th Jun 2019

MRI scanner appeal

Responding to public discussion on a potential contribution by Shetland Charitable Trust to the MRI scanner appeal.

11th Jun 2019

New Chair elected as four new Trustees take places on Board

Dr Andrew Cooper is the new Chair of Shetland Charitable Trust, while Margaret Roberts will serve as Vice Chair.

7th Jun 2019

Growth in value of Trust’s market investments

The value of Shetland Charitable Trust’s externally managed investments was £282 million at the end of the financial year 2018-19.