Applications are now open for the Zetland Educational Trust (ZET) for 2024/25.
The Trust comprises of a number of endowments as specified in the ZET schemes 1961 and 1965, the funds of which are now disbursed by Shetland Islands Council.
The Trust aims to support a wide a range of beneficiaries with smaller sums of money (e.g. £200-£2000) towards projects that wouldn’t otherwise happen. The Trust will also consider larger projects where it is thought the overall educational benefits would make a real difference to the enhancement of education in Shetland.
The Trust will provide a grant of up to 75% of total project costs unless under exceptional circumstances. The remainder of project costs to be met by fundraising activities or in-kind support. The Trust will not give funds retrospectively.
Applications are particularly welcomed in the categories of:
• Special Equipment
• Promotion of Knowledge of Shetland
• Educational Experiments and Research
For more information and to apply, see the Zetland Educational Trust page
The closing date for applications for 2024/25 is Sunday 31 March 2024.