Triple success for Dundee charities

Three Dundee charities have secured funding in the latest awards from Corra Foundation. A total of £12,816 will be split between the Brittle Bone Society, Spectrum and St John’s Boomerang, with all three using the funding to help pay for members of staff. St John’s Boomerang is based in the halls of St John’s Episcopal...
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Aberdeenshire charities secure funding

Two Aberdeenshire charities have secured £5,800 of funding in the latest awards from Corra Foundation. The Weekend Respite Project is based in the Invercarron Resource Centre in Stonehaven and provides services for local elderly and disabled people. As well as providing lunch there are also outings and seasonal parties, which help people stay socially active...
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Summer boost for Scottish charities

Forty eight Scottish charities are celebrating awards totalling more than £660,000 from Corra Foundation. The awards range from £500 to £113,770, and are all aimed at improving the lives of people across Scotland. Eight awards totalling £491,296 are for work with children and young people from Orkney to the Scottish Borders who are affected by...
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Funding success for West Lothian charities

Two West Lothian charities have secured £7,000 between them. The money is coming from Corra Foundation, with £4,000 awarded to Home-Start West Lothian and £3,000 to the No Limits Club. Home-Start West Lothian will use the funding to help pay for the salary of a part time Group Worker. No Limits Club’s grant will go...
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Funding success for Midlothian charities

Two Midlothian charities have secured £7,035 between them to help cover their salary costs and buy equipment. The money is coming from Corra Foundation, with £4,000 awarded to Mayfield & Easthouses Youth 2000, £2,500 to the Bill Russell Woodburn Youth Project and £535 to Bonnyrigg & Lasswade Seniors Forum. Mary Craig OBE, Chief Executive of...
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Funding success for getting Better Together

Shotts charity Getting Better Together has secured £4,000 from Corra Foundation to help pay for the salary of a full time youth worker. This is the second year in a row the Foundation has helped fund this post. Working from Shotts Healthy Living Centre as well as two other locations, Getting Better Together delivers an...
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Ten years old and stillmaking a BIG impact

The BIG Project in Broomhouse is approaching its 10th Birthday, which will be celebrated on September 1st 2012, and its work with young people in Broomhouse is still hitting the mark. With an eye to the future it has just secured two awards from Corra Foundation. Alongside £5,000 to help pay for the salary of...
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Funding success for Headway Ayrshire

Local charity Headway Ayrshire has secured funding to help cover salary costs. The £5,500 award is coming from Corra Foundation and will be used to help pay a Professional Advisor. Stephanie Kyle, the Project Co-ordinator, said: “Having a serious head injury is not only life changing it can also be extremely frightening for the individual...
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