Dundas Estates launches £5,000 community fund in Musselburgh
Dundas Estates has launched a new £5,000 community fund to support organisations in and around Musselburgh.
The funding will be distributed in £1,000 segments to five businesses, charities or community initiatives local to Musselburgh.
The rollout of the fund comes as the Livingston-based firm launches its 140-home Wireworks development in the town, forming part of its pledge to deliver lasting benefits to the local area in addition to investing section 75 contributions of up to £400,000 towards schooling and infrastructure.
Craig Fairfoull, head of sales and marketing at Dundas Estates, said: “With the launch of The Wireworks, we wanted to deliver something tangible, with lasting benefits to the surrounding community.
“Musselburgh already has a thriving and tight-knit community with a number of local groups doing excellent work within the town, and this is something we are very keen to support.
“We would like to encourage local charities, businesses and groups to come forward and apply – whether it is to help renovate a facility, get a project off the ground or provide essential support, education or resources.”
In promoting and administering the fund, the housing developer is working closely with Musselburgh and Inveresk Community Council (MICC) to help ensure worthy causes at the heart of the community are able to benefit.
Interested applicants will be able to apply online with applications closing on June 17.