WELCOME TO THE ONECITY TRUST
Edinburgh’s Social Inclusion charity
President : Frank Ross, The Rt. Hon. The Lord Provost and Lord Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh
The mission of the OneCity Trust is to fight inequality and exclusion in the City of Edinburgh. It is an independent charity which is uniquely linked to the city.
The Trust was established in 2003 in response to the OneCity report of the Lord Provost’s Commission on Social Exclusion. It uses the idea of a ‘community foundation’ to give people and organisations a means to reach across the divides of the city and support those who are excluded from the community. A permanent endowment was established with a donation from the City of Edinburgh Council, which the Trust has added to over the years, and continues to build.
In 2012 with the creation of the ‘Lord Provost’s Rapid Action Fund’ the Trust acquired the ability to raise funds specifically for the purpose of giving out grants (rather than rely solely on the interest from the Trust).
Our 18/19 Grant Round is now closed.
All applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application mid June 2018.
Past Lord Provost Ran Two Marathons!
The Previous President of the OneCity Trust and Lord Provost of Edinburgh (May 2012 – May 2017), and current Trustee of the Board, Donald Wilson is once more running the London Marathon in 2018 for the One City Trust.
“I am passionate about the need for all the citizens of this great and affluent City to be included in its success and opportunities.” To read more about Donald’s fundraising run, please go to Donald’s Story.
Help Us Any Time
To support inequality and exclusion in Edinburgh by making a donation to the OneCity Trust, click here: