Currie and Balerno Round Table is a voluntary organisation that raises money, and then distributes this money to support good causes, mostly locally. These causes could be charities, community groups or individuals.
We also arrange local events, to support the community and to raise money.
We consider every request for assistance on a case-by-case basis, but will usually be most keen to support:
- Local causes – primarily Currie, Balerno, Juniper Green, Colinton and Baberton but also the surrounding areas
- Causes that benefit people, either directly or by providing an amenity
- Applications where the applicant or beneficiary is also making a significant commitment, if they can do so
- Requests to support a single item or project – where it is clear how Round Table support will make a difference
Applications where there is good evidence that our support will bring benefits – through tried and tested methods, or where there is clear efficiency in the process.
If you would like to approach the Round Table to apply for a grant, please use the form on this page to get in touch. If you are applying for support, please explain how your request might fulfil the criteria above, if appropriate.
We are always delighted to hear from everyone, we may be able to help in ways that aren’t monetary – if in doubt, get in touch!
|Date received||Cause||Request||Amount agreed|
|6 Mar 2017||CCHS S3 Basketball||£300 for new kit||£300|
|13 Feb 2017||Juniper Green Senior Citizens Club||Funding for end of session bus trip||£300|
|13 Jan 2017||Currie Community HIgh School||New kit||£272|
|11 Jan 2017||Balerno S1 Football team||New kit||£250|
|14 Dec 2017||Pentland Gymnastics Club||Contribution to new equipment for over-subscribed club, total budget about £2K||£1,000|
|16 Nov 2017||Currie RFC||P6 boys trip to Southport||£250|
|22 Nov 2017||Compass Playgroup, Balerno||New smartboarc||£600|
|9 Oct 2016||Balerno Playpark project||Contribution to major redevelopment of playpark||£1,000|
|11 Oct 2016||31st Currie Scout Troop||Urgent refurbishments to Scout Hall||£1,000|
|26 Sep 2016||Balerno Baby and Toddler Group||New playmats to keep toddlers safe||£250|
|14 Sep 2016||Girlguiding Currie||Request for refurbishment for Brownie hut||£600|
|12 Sep 2016||Tir na nOg Irish Dancing School||Funding for tracksuits for dancers for competitions etc||£600|
|23 Sep 2016||Currie FC 2005||Trip to Ayr||£150|
|1 Sep 2016||Royal British Legion||Jonathan Gibbs pedals to Paris (fool)||£300|
|1 Jul 2016||Canalside COmmunity Connections||£500 for their various activities||£500|
|1 Jul 2016||Currie Day Centre||Money to cover taxi for overflow of bus capacity. £1,000 requested||£1,000|
|13 Jun 2016||Ravelrig RDA||Donation post beer festival as thanks for huge amounts of help||£1,500|
|12 Jun 2016||Hailes Swimming Club||Help to finance an ipad for training apps etc||£150|
|10 Jun 2016||Probus Club||Help with cost of publishing local history book (£950 requested)||£300|
|30 May 2016||Alice Mcnab (aspiring elite rower)||Help with training kit/gym mebership||£150|
|13 Jun 2016||Currie Star FC (Yvonne Lawrie)||Donation for oversaes football tour||£500|
To apply for funds, simply fill in this form – please provide any details of the cause/ project which will benefit, and any other details which you think would help us make a decision.
We like to spread the word about Round Table donations, and to do so we may put details of any funding awarded in news articles, on our website, Facebook page and Twitter feed. Please let us know if for any reason you would not like an award to be advertised in this way.
You should receive an email notification within a few minutes to state that your application has been received.