TOP TIPS FOR FUNDING SUCCESS

It has been a busy and exciting first half of the year. The Foundation has visited many creative local groups and charities across the North of Scotland and awarded over £34,000 to 20 worthy causes in the first funding round of 2016. Some of the successful projects...

BRINGING IDEAS TO LIFE

One of the most rewarding roles for the Foundation is to watch local groups, charities and community organisations succeed in bringing their projects and good work to life. Whether it’s an initial idea or new project they are looking to develop, each group works...

AN INSPIRING START TO 2016

2016 is already shaping up to be a very busy year for The Foundation. With the recent round of funding now in place, many local groups and community-led initiatives have been in touch to share their exciting plans for projects for this year. An important part of my...

LOOKING BACK AT 2015

2015 has been another busy year for the Foundation with supporting a range of diverse projects and awarding over £200,000 to over 40 worthy community-led initiatives across the north of Scotland. As Foundation Manager I’ve met some truly passionate and inspirational...

ENA BAXTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP LAUNCHED

The Foundation has honoured our first Ena Baxter scholarship to one of Gray’s School of Art’s undergraduate students. Along with our biannual funding awards to worthy causes across the north of Scotland, we have created the new scholarship in creative arts as a...

DISCOVERING THE IMPACT OF ART IN THE HIGHLANDS

One of the most rewarding parts of my job as Foundation Manager is seeing first-hand the fantastic work that organisations across the north of Scotland are doing every day. This week I spent some time at the Art in Transition exhibition at Eden Court in Inverness...

TREES FOR LIFE GETS BOTHY BACKING

Conservation and environmental projects are a key part of the Gordon and Ena Baxter Foundation’s development plans, so when Moray-based Trees for Life approached us about their plan to expand the ancient Caledonian Forest, we were keen to hear more. Trees for...