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 R S Macdonald Charitable Trust

Employment Service

  • Fairer Aberdeen Fund
  • The Robertson Trust
  • Leng Charitable Trust
  • The Mathew Trust

Angus & Dundee Social and Peer Support Groups

  • Angus Society for the Blind
  • Alexander Moncur Trust
  • The Williamina McLaren Trust
  • The Anne Herd Memorial Trust
  • Colin Grant Charitable Trust
  • Aberbrothock Skea Trust
  • Annie Ramsay Mclean Trust for the Elderly

Young Peoples Sensory Service (YPSS)

  • Mrs Elizabeth S Wilson’s Trust
  • Aberdeen Student Show
  • Evelyn Ferris Mudie Charitable Trust
  • The White Top Foundation
  • The R J Larg Family Trust
  • The Sylvia Aitken Charitable Trust
  • The Powell Family Foundation
  • The Adam Family Foundation
  • Scottish Children’s Lottery
  • The Gertrude Pattullo Trust
  • George Mclean Trust
  • Grant Charitable Trust
  • Wm Sword Charitable Trust
  • Skipton Building Society Charitable Foundation
  • Port of Aberdeen supPORT Fund
  • St Katharine’s Fund
  • The Russell Trust
  • The David and June Gordon Memorial Trust
  • Cairngorms National Park Authority
  • The Trades Widows Fund Charity

Social Inclusion Services for Adults / Social and Activity Groups

  • Garfield Weston Foundation
  • Shell UK Community Grants
  • Stagecoach Community Grants
  • The Hedley Foundation
  • The Morningfield Association
  • The Graham Trust
  • Miss Violet Murray Lessel’s Trust
  • Aberdeen City Health & Social Care – Health Improvement Fund
  • The National Lottery Improving Lives Fund
  • The Rennie Jeffrey Boyle Trust
  • The W O Street Charitable  Foundation

‘ICT for All’ Service

  • SCVO Digital Participation Charter Fund

Support for All Added Value Services

  • John Gordon’s Charitable Fund
  • The Hugh Fraser Foundation

Support for our Resource Centre

  • NHS Grampian Charity Community Grants
  • Asda Foundation Cost of Living Grants

Support for our Charitable Running Costs

  • The Meikle Foundation
  • Mary Chalmers’ Trust
  • The James Wood Bequest Fund

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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