The Holywood Trust is a charitable organisation which aims to help young people in Dumfries and Galloway. It gives grants to individuals and organisations, creating opportunities for young people in the region.

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Annandale and Nithsdale Community Benefit Company (ANCBC) is funded by ScottishPower Renewables community benefit fund for Harestanes wind farm in Dumfries and Galloway.  The fund primarily supports projects located within or directly benefiting one or more of 42 community council areas in Annandale and Nithsdale.

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The Better Breaks programme provides 12 month grants to third sector organisations to develop and deliver short breaks projects and services for children and young people with disabilities (aged 20 and under), and their carers (adult and/or young carers).

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Our mission is to improve the quality of life and realise the potential of Scotland’s people and communities – inspired by the example of our founders, the Robertson Sisters. In particular, we focus on the health, social and educational inequalities prevalent in Scotland.

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The John Maurice Aitken (JMA) Trust has been developed in memory of a very special man who was loved by so many. John had a big personality and an even bigger heart – he thrived on supporting others to help spur them forward. The JMA Trust’s main aim is to echo John’s attitude, particularly focusing on the aspects of life close to his heart.

Our primary purpose will be to provide support and advancement to those in need within the areas of health, education, employment, public participation in sport and with the relief of financial hardship.

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NHS Dumfries and Galloway is comprised of directorates which includes Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals (Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists etc), Medical, Finance, Workforce, Public Health, Commissioning and Strategic Planning and Health Services.