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Charity

SBF Charity Partner 2018 - The Brittle Bone Society  

The Scottish Building Federation's official Charity Partner for 2018 is the Brittle Bone Society.

The Brittle Bone Society is the sole organisation set up to address the needs of people born with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) in the UK.

The Brittle Bone Society works towards improving the quality of life for people diagnosed with OI, providing advice, signposting and information, providing financial support for wheelchairs and equipment and raising awareness of the condition. The Brittle Bone Society also support and work with specialist healthcare professionals.

A charity raffle will be held at the SBF Gala Ball on Friday 16 March 2018 with all fund raised being donated to support the fantastic work undertaken by this worthy cause.

 

Scottish Building Federation Edinburgh and District Charitable Trust

The Scottish Building Federation Edinburgh and District Charitable Trust, formerly the Edinburgh and District Master Builders' Charitable Trust, Scottish Charity Number SCO29604, comprises charitable funds raised through the building trade in Edinburgh and the Lothians over many years. The Trust distributes such funds to those in need in order to:

 

  • Provide financial support to persons in reduced circumstances for whatever reason and who have been involved with the building trade in the Lothians.
  • Grants could also be considered for close family members where they have or are experiencing problems.
  • Advance education by awarding scholarships to students in local universities and colleges in our area, who show a promising aptitude and skills in subjects relating to the building industry.
  • Bursaries are also available where students have financial problems which are inhibiting their studies.
  • Prizes are also provided to these same universities and colleges to further encourage skills relating to the building industry.

Applications

In the first instance the applicants – or those who represent them – are asked to submit a completed application form for consideration by the Trustees. 

The relevant application forms can be obtained from the Secretary & Treasurers or by following the link below; 

Scottish Building Federation Edinburgh and District Charitable Trust

All correspondence, including completed application forms should be returned to:

Ms Jennifer Law CA, Trust Administrator, Scott-Moncrieff, Chartered Accountants, Secretaries & Treasurers, Exchange Place 3, Semple Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8BL.