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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.

31st May 2019

Chair hands on secure and sustainable Trust

The Chair of Shetland Charitable Trust, Bobby Hunter, will hand on a secure and sustainable organisation when he stands down on 31 May.

31st May 2019

Viking Energy Wind Farm

Shetland Charitable Trust will earn a preferred annual return on its investment in the Viking Energy Wind Farm without having to commit further funds to the project should it proceed.

13th Mar 2019

Shetland Charitable Trust to Recruit New Trustees

Shetland Charitable Trust is recruiting new Trustees to serve on its board.

1st Mar 2019

Shetland Charitable Trust receives Healthy Working Lives Gold Award

Shetland Charitable Trust is delighted to have been awarded the Gold Healthy Working Lives award, having previously received the bronze and silver awards in 2009 and 2014 respectively.