Merkinch Primary School has a focus on the wellbeing of their children and families, and want to provide better opportunities for outdoor education. Our £750 grant will pay for ten raised beds for the school and wider community to grow peas, potatoes and other vegetables. The children will learn how to make soup with the […]
Thurso Football Academy
The Thurso Football Academy are one of the latest recipients of an award from the Cairn Community Fund. Our £450 grant will fund an event for around 70 children for expert coaching from Inverness Caledonian Thistle. We love to support projects that promote health and wellbeing in our communities and this sounds like it will […]
Edinburgh Food Social
Since forming in 2020 Edinburgh Food Social has provided over 130,000 ready-to-heat meals to individuals in communities across Edinburgh. Our £1000 Cairn Community Fund grant will provide between 500 and 700 meals for people in need. As well as providing people with homemade ready meals to take away, they also provide recipe bags with detailed […]
NappiRunz Covid Response
We provided a discretionary payment to NappiRunz, who collect unused nappies and deliver them to families who can’t afford them across Edinburgh and the Lothians.
Vyner Place Play Park
We awarded funding to Lochbroom Community council so that they could refurbish a derelict play park at Vyner Place and provide new play equipment and seating for families.
Avoch Rovers Football Team
We awarded £300 to this youth Football team as part of our commitment to creating better communities. Cairn is currently building a series of new homes in the village.
Cyrenians Afternoon Tea Packs
RokzKool Skill Share
RokzKool supports a number of organisations through referrals in the Merkinch area. Since the pandemic began they have gone from 284 food parcels in March to over 1000 by April. The demand has not subsided and they continue to support their local community. The organisation would like to support local communities with skillshare sessions as […]
No-Phone nature walks are a great way for people to care for their mental health. The walks are currently referred by GPs, counsellors, mental health charities, housing authorities and local groups who all recognise the health benefits of nature walks. The project are working to set up an inclusive walk in the Inverness area to […]
Highlands and Islands Blood Bikes
Blood Bikes provide a free of charge service to the NHS by transporting important medical equipment, emergency medical items and documents between hospitals. We have pledged our support to the organisation as they work throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.