Here at Brodies we provide a full suite of governance and administrative services for our charity clients. We also want to make the process of grant giving and grant applications easier for those making and receiving applications and proposals.

We administer several charities which support a diverse range of charitable activities. Please expand the headings below to find out more about the charitable purposes and grant making policies of our charity clients as well as any preferred forms of application.

The Kilpatrick Fraser Charitable Trust

Registered Number and Legal Vehicle


Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO)

Charitable purposes

The SCIO will promote, advance and further charitable purposes by operating as a “grant giving” charity which will support financially and otherwise charities, community groups and others (such beneficiaries principally but not limited to be found in Scotland) which charitably further the purposes detailed below and provide public benefit with a primary (but not exclusive) focus on the support of children and young people, medical research and support for older people and those affected with learning difficulties, cancer support and research and social inclusion, employability and support to those who would benefit from opportunities they have not had due to social or economic circumstances.

The relevant charitable objects being (a) the prevention of relief of poverty; (b) the advancement of health; (c) the advancement of citizenship or community development; (d) the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science; (e) the advancement of public participation in sport; (f) the provision of recreational facilities, or the reorganisation of recreational activities, with the objective of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended; and (g) the relief of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage.

Preferred beneficaries/recipient charities

The trustees tend to support charities supporting medical research/causes, hospices, chirldren's care, education, and youth sport.

Dates for applications

1 January / 31 March/ 30 June/ 30 September in each calander year

Application forms/preferred method of application

Ad hoc applications are accepted by way of email and letter. There is currently no proforma application form utilised by the trustees, however one is currently being prepared