The Agnes Hunter Trust has enabled us to assist people with learning disabilities to reduce loneliness and social isolation through befriending and ‘Circle’ building. Their backing has meant we can continue to reach those most at need of our support.
Foundation Scotland’s Response Fund enabled us to re-train our existing and new volunteers to undertake their important roles in a Covid-19 secure way.
Funding by the Essentia Foundation, through Foundation Scotland* enabled us to deliver two new youth services in Glasgow and Ayrshire. We supported those aged 16 – 18 years with additional support needs and their families to support them with the transition from school to further education, training or employment.
The Alliance Self-Management Fund has enabled us to scope across West Dunbartonshire, Inverclyde and the Scottish Borders to determine the level of need for our unique model of support. This work is vital as people with a learning disability may be at particular risk of social isolation in areas of geographical remoteness.
SBH Charitable Trust
Santa Barbara Heights Charitable Trust have contributed towards enabling individuals with a learning disability and their families to receive the support they need to ensure they can manage their own life, relationships and social connections.
Souter Charitable Trust have supported our work at a critical time. They have contributed towards enabling individuals with a learning disability and their families to receive the support they need to ensure they can manage their own life, relationships and social connections.
The Arnold Clark Community Fund’s support has contributed towards enabling individuals with a learning disability enjoy friendships and support without having to pay for it.
The Dream Big Trust share our passion in supporting young people and have joined us in providing additional support to young people with a learning disability and their families.
The R S Brownless Charitable Trust
The R S Brownless Charitable Trust have contributed towards enabling isolated families who are unsure of where to ask, to receive the right support they need to ensure their loved one with a learning disability lives their best life.
The Albert Hunt Trust have joined the Equal Futures family and have enabled people with a learning disability to connect with people who are not in their lives because they are paid to be, or because they are related, which is an important first step to developing social confidence.
The Impact Funding Partners Winter Social Wellbeing Fund (Glasgow) 2021/22 grant has enabled us to provide services to people with a learning disability and their parents/carers within Glasgow City who, without our intervention would be isolated over the winter period.
Funding from the Scottish Government processed by Volunteer Midlothian has enabled us to improve the mental wellbeing of people with a learning disability and their families within the Midlothian area whose mental health and wellbeing have been affected by the pandemic.
Kennyhill Bequest Fund
The Kennyhill Bequest Fund have been ongoing supporters of the work we do in Glasgow. They have enabled us to extend our reach to people with a learning disability or autism that require our support within the Glasgow area.
The Hugh Fraser Foundation
The Hugh Fraser Foundation have facilitated us to extend our support in Glasgow, enabling us to offer sustainable long-term benefits on emotional and mental health, empowerment, confidence, self-management and choice for people with a learning disability or autism.
David Solomons Charitable Trust
Funding from the David Solomons Charitable Trust has enabled us to support individuals with a learning disability or autism and their families to develop circles of support to assist them during challenges or a transition period.