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CharityScottish 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’s objectives are to:

  • Provide financial support to persons in reduced circumstances who are or have been involved with the building trade in Edinburgh and the Lothians, and also to spouses, children or other dependant relatives of qualifying beneficiaries.
  • Advance education by giving scholarships to students in local universities and colleges (Heriot-Watt University, Napier University, West Lothian College and Edinburgh College) who are involved in skills relating to the building industry.
  • Provide prizes and awards to the above organisations to encourage skills relating to the building trade.


The Trust invites applications from persons in reduced circumstances, who should complete and return the application form which can be accessed and downloaded here: Application Form  

Grants are also given to university and college students in need. Representatives of the Trust liaise with the local universities and colleges who arrange applications and interviews. Up to £16,000 per annum is available for scholarships to deserving students. The application form should be completed and forwarded to the appropriate department of the university or college.

All awards are made at the discretion of the Trustees.

Further information can be found here: Scottish Building Edinburgh and District Charitable Trust 

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

Kirsty Ashworth, Accounts and Business Services Senior Manager, Charity Accounts, Azets, Exchange Place 3, Semple Street, Edinburgh EH3 8BL.

0131 473 3500

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