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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
The Libertie Project provides digital contact boxes for Cairn tenants that are experiencing hardship because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The project has reached Cairn households and provided them with digital connectivity and digital device with remote support and online learning. Libertie encourages the people they support to become Community Peer Digital Champions who will share their […]
For over 90 years, the award winning Inverness Music Festival has been championing community music. We’re proud to support the festival in this difficult time as they find ways to bring the festival to a new audience in 2021 and reach wider communities while working alongside other local projects we support.
Highland Foodbank was are responding to the Covid-19 pandemic by delivering food parcels to those who are vulnerable in their local region.
AN INVERNESS music charity has benefited from a funding boost allowing them to continue to support children in their early development through musical interactions. Since their inception in 2019, the Merkinch Skill Share sessions from Rokzkool Academy have been offering the young people of Merkinch a safe, warm environment to build friendships, learn new skills […]