A Fraserburgh charity will receive over £2,500 from a bank’s charity fund as it splits the grant with another Aberdeenshire charity.
People First Fraserburgh will half the £5,319 cheque from the Bank of Scotland Foundation Small Grants programme with Huntly charity Networks of Being.
People First, Fraserburgh is a charity run by and for people with a learning disability.
The funding will cover the shortfall in the salary costs of a part time welfare rights officer who specialises in delivering advice in 400 client’s homes.
Philip Grant, Chair of the Scottish Executive Committee, Lloyds Banking Group and Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees said, “We are delighted to be able to provide £5,319 of funding to two charities in Aberdeenshire.
“They are just two of thirty charities in Scotland to benefit from a share of £687,970 through our Small, Medium and Large Grants Programmes.”
The Bank of Scotland Foundation is an independent charity working with other charities across Scotland to support people and their local communities.