Support NESS - Trusts and Foundations

Providing the vital investment we need to deliver our range of Added Value Services

Partners in Delivering Impact

Without the support of Trusts, Foundations, and Grant Awarding Agencies we would be unable to deliver our vital range of Added Value Services, and we are extremely grateful for all funding received.  The award of repeated and multi-year grants is an indication of our funding partners’ satisfaction with our performance, and faith in our ability to make a positive impact on the lives of those we support.

Our Added Value Services are funded by a cocktail of charitable, trust and foundation funding, from a wide range of sources.  Every grant awarded, of whatever size, plays a vital part in ensuring our ongoing service delivery – and we would like to thank every funder for their support of NESS.

Current Funders

Please find below a list of the current funders of each of our Added Value Services.  Please follow the links to each Service page to read about the practical and emotional support we provide, and the impact on the lives of our service users.

Hospital Information Service

  • RNIB
  • Agnes Hunter Trust SCIO
  • The Hospital Saturday Fund

Employment Service

  • Fairer Aberdeen Fund
  • The Robertson Trust
  • Leng Charitable Trust
  • The Mathew Trust
  • Miss Violet Murray Lessel’s Trust

Angus & Dundee Social and Peer Support Groups

  • Angus Society for the Blind
  • Al-Maktoum Community Grants Fund
  • Alexander Moncur Trust
  • The Murdoch Forrest Charitable Trust
  • The Williamina McLaren Trust
  • Walter Craig Charitable Trust
  • The Anne Herd Memorial Trust
  • Leach Family Charitable Trust
  • Colin Grant Charitable Trust
  • Aberbrothock Skea Trust

Young Peoples Sensory Service (YPSS)

  • BBC Children in Need
  • The National Lottery Community Fund – Young Start Fund
  • The W M Mann Foundation
  • Tesco Little Helps Grant Programme
  • William Grant Foundation – Youth Opportunities Group
  • Gordon Fraser Charitable Trust
  • Northsound Cash for Kids
  • Arnold Clark Community Fund
  • Shell UK Community Fund
  • Cairngorms Youth Local Action Group Fund
  • David and June Gordon Memorial Trust
  • Boshier-Hinton Foundation
  • Aberdeen City Council Community Festive Fund
  • Aberdeen City Council Youth Activities Small Grants Fund
  • Birkdale Trust for Hearing Impaired Ltd.
  • Mrs Elizabeth S Wilson’s Trust
  • Dr Allan Brebner Trust Fund
  • Aberdeen University Student Show
  • Evelyn Ferris Mudie Charitable Trust
  • Tay Charitable Trust
  • The Russell Trust
  • The W M Mann Foundation
  • The Tillyloss Trust
  • The White Top Foundation
  • The R J Larg Family Trust
  • The Sylvia Aitken Charitable Trust

Connect, Include and Support (CIS)

  • The ALLIANCE Self Management Fund
  • Garfield Weston Foundation
  • Health & Social Care Moray Third Sector Support Fund

‘ICT for All’ Service

  • Bank of Scotland Foundation Change Grants Programme
  • CNOOC International

Support for All Added Value Services

  • The Mary Chalmers Trust
  • University of Aberdeen Student Show
  • The Milne Family Foundation
  • John Gordon’s Charitable Fund
  • The Thistledown Trust
  • The Hugh Fraser Foundation

Support for our Resource Centre

  • Eda, Lady Jardine Charitable Trust
  • Asda Foundation Cost of Living Grants
  • NHS Grampian Charity Community Grants

Support for our Charitable Running Costs

  • The Thomas Pocklington Trust
  • The Thomas Primrose Trust
  • The Meikle Foundation

To find out more about how Trusts and Foundations can fund our vital Added Value Services, please contact

Caroline Rutherford, Fundraising Manager:

Enquiry Form


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