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George D Grant Memorial Fund

The George D Grant Memorial Fund provides financial assistance to individuals, schools, clubs and societies, whose aims are to benefit the former burgh of Dumfries.

The George D Grant Memorial Fund was established in 1986 by Nithsdale District Council in memory of its' last Town Clerk, the late George David Grant.  

The fund aims to 'provide any party within the former Burgh of Dumfries financial assistance for social, cultural or sporting purposes including (but always without prejudice to the foregoing generality):

  • to enable any young person to participate in an outward bound scheme
  • to meet the costs of coaching in a particular sport
  • to meet the costs of pursuing a particular skill in art or craft
  • to enable any physically or mentally disabled person to take part in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme

How to apply

There is one meeting which takes place at the beginning of each calendar year to make decisions on funding.  Applications should be submitted prior to the end of the previous calendar year for consideration at the next meeting.

What happens next

Applicants will be informed of the decision in writing following the relevant meeting. Payments will be made directly to the successful applicant's bank account.

Further information

  • Email cbm@dumgal.gov.uk
  • Call 030 33 33 3000
  • Write to Communities Business Management, Municipal Chambers, Buccleuch Street, Dumfries DG1 2AD

 

 

 

 

Page last updated: 18/10/17