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The Pastoral Care Trust – The St Nicholas Care Fund





The Trust was set up in 1992 to mark the 500th anniversary of the Archdiocese of Glasgow.


It was founded to establish in a modern context the traditions of five centuries of Christian life and action here in Glasgow.


In particular it was established to offer small grants to groups, agencies and projects working for the common good of all people in need.


The Trust encourages applications from community groups, voluntary organizations, charities and other bodies whose aim is to tackle an identified social need within the areas covered by the City of Glasgow and the District of East and West Dunbartonshire; North and South Lanarkshire; Renfrewshire; East Renfrewshire and Inverclyde and the Western part of Argyll and Bute District around Helensburgh and the Gareloch.



The Fund is a Church agency, although the help which is provided is not restricted to activities or interests carried out within the Church.



 For more information on how to apply for a grant please follow the link below:


Scottish Registered Charity:   The Pastoral Care Trust-The St Nicholas Care Fund  (SC 029832)Company  Registration  No:  SC145282



The Trust aims to help in Christ's name those most in need in the community. Assisting social need is central to the fund and any group applying for a grant should show clear evidence of their need.


Some Facts


  • Despite Scotland's undoubted wealth a staggering one in four of our children still lives in poverty.


  • 52% of children living in poverty are in households with a working adult.


  • 38% of households in poverty have someone in work.


  • 470,000 working-age adults live in poverty.


When you give to the St Nicholas Care Fund, you give collectively to so many differnt kinds of good causes.  Many more that you would be able to help individually.  Everything the Fund gives is in your name - your support:


  • Changes the lives of children living in poverty.
  • Helps support parents bring up their families.
  • Helps families to stay together by supporting grandparents as Kinship Carers.


We believe that we all have a part to play in the well-being of our local communities.  Supporting the Fund provides us with an opportunity of assisting those working for good in our communities.  Please consider how you can meet this chanllenge and support the Fund.

Latest News

18/12/2012 December-Grant Funding
At the recent St Nicholas Care Fund meeting the Trustees considered 12 applications for funding amounting to £37,242, and awarded the following grants:Glasgow Street Pastors: are a volunteer... [more on December-Grant Funding] -
27/09/2011 Closing date for applications - 3rd February 2013
The closing date for the next round of applications is Monday 3rd February, with the meeting taking place on Monday 3rd March.To download guidance notes and an application form click on the attachm... [more on Closing date for applications - 3rd February 2013] -
Latest Personal Fundraising Pages

St Nicholas Gifts - Gifts with love
- St Nicholas Gifts - Gifts with love
Raised: £0
We all love to be Santa Claus at Christmas. The excitement of planning, choosing and giving just the right gift for those we love. Giving one of our gifts with love does even more - it allows you ...
How you can help the St Nicholas Care Fund
- How you can help the St Nicholas Care Fund
Raised: £183.33
A donation however small, will be greatly valued
Donate Online
- Donate Online
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