In 2018, the RS Macdonald Charitable Trust celebrates its 40th year and to mark this special occasion, we held an Anniversary Reception which was attended by approximately 80 people. Current and previous beneficiary charities were invited to submit an application for a special one off 40th anniversary award, and the 14 charities who received an award were invited along to join our celebrations.



The charities, project title and the amounts awarded are:

Caberfeidh Horizons, Building on our Strengths, £30,000

Columba 1400, Parents Leadership Academies, £30,000

Cottage Family Centre, 40 Minds that Matter, £38,724

Cycling UK, Tandem Cycling, £39,988

Down’s Syndrome Scotland, Life Stories Project, £40,000

Geeza Break, Psychotherapy Intervention Project, £36,474

Home Start UK, Home Start Remote Support of Families, £40,000

The MS Society, Living Well with MS: online, £38,383

RNLI, New Stranraer Lifeboat, £52,000

The Salveson Mindroom Centre, Outreach and Family Engagement, £40,000

Scottish Ballet, 40 Dance Sessions for People Living with MS, £40,000

Tommy’s, Scanner for Preterm Birth Clinic, £39,990

University of St Andrews, Novel Therapeutics for Alzheimer’s Disease, £40,000

WHALE Arts Agency, 40 x 40, £28,152