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Charity

 

SBF Charity Partner 2019 - StrathCarron Hospice  

The Scottish Building Federation's official Charity Partner for 2019 is Strathcarron Hospice.

Strathcarron Hospice is local to SBF’s new office in Falkirk and provides care and support to over 1,400 people with a life-limiting illness or condition, at a time when both they and their family need it most. The Hospice philosophy is about living until you die and Strathcarron ensure people have every opportunity to achieve their goals right up until the last moment.  

As an independent hospice all care is provided free of charge and services include a 24-bed inpatient unit, Day Care, Hospice@Home, Community Nurse Specialists and Lymphoedema clinic.

A charity raffle will be held at the SBF Gala Ball on Friday 15 March 2019 with all funds raised being donated to support the fantastic work undertaken by Strathcarron Hospice.

Tickets for the charity raffle can be purchased here: SBF charity Raffle in aid of Strathcarron Hospice.

 

Scottish Building Federation Edinburgh and District Charitable Trust

The Scottish Building Federation Edinburgh and District Charitable Trust, formerly the5Edinburgh and District Master Builders' Charitable Trust, Scottish Charity Number SCO29604, comprises charitable funds raised through the building trade in Edinburgh and the Lothians over many years. The Trust distributes such funds to those in need in order to:

 

  • Provide financial support to persons in reduced circumstances for whatever reason and who have been involved with the building trade in the Lothians.
  • Grants could also be considered for close family members where they have or are experiencing problems.
  • Advance education by awarding scholarships to students in local universities and colleges in our area, who show a promising aptitude and skills in subjects relating to the building industry.
  • Bursaries are also available where students have financial problems which are inhibiting their studies.
  • Prizes are also provided to these same universities and colleges to further encourage skills relating to the building industry.

Applications

In the first instance the applicants – or those who represent them – are asked to submit a completed application form for consideration by the Trustees. 

The relevant application forms can be obtained from the Secretary & Treasurers or by following the link below; 

Scottish Building Federation Edinburgh and District Charitable Trust

All correspondence, including completed application forms should be returned to:

Ms Jennifer Law CA, Trust Administrator, Scott-Moncrieff, Chartered Accountants, Secretaries & Treasurers, Exchange Place 3, Semple Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8BL.