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ScottishPower Foundation News

31/08/2016

Future Sparks Get Passport To Sporting Careers

Pupils from over Scotland took a break from their studies yesterday (Sunday, 28 August), for a unique work experience opportunity at Hampden Park, the home of Scottish football. The young learners from Children’s University Scotland spent a day in the shoes of medical staff and football coaches, giving them a glimpse into the lives of people who work behind the scenes at the heart of Scotland’s national team.


15/06/2016

ScottishPower Foundation Scholarship Candidates Announced

The ScottishPower Foundation scholarship candidates have been announced for the Postgraduate Studies in Energy and Environment in the United Kingdom.


16/05/2016

Wales Arts & Business Awards 2016

The Wales Arts & Business Awards took place on Saturday 14th May at the iconic Millennium Centre, Cardiff. The glittering annual awards now in its 23rd year, celebrates the success in which businesses large and small and the arts collaborate to support the local community.


10/05/2016

Children enjoy a Magic Moment at Robin House

The ScottishPower Foundation has announced a second year of funding for Music in Hospitals Scotland, the live music charity which offers high-quality musical performances for people in hospitals, hospices, day care centres, special schools and care homes.


10/05/2016

New partnership hits the right notes in Wales

With funding from the ScottishPower Foundation, the charity will provide an additional 50 ‘Magic Moment’ concerts with professional volunteer musicians in care establishments across Wales this year.


15/03/2016

ScottishPower Foundation gives £1.15million boost to good causes across Great Britain

Today, Tuesday, 15 March, the ScottishPower Foundation unveiled its funding programme for 2016. Trustee, Ann Loughrey met with representatives from the Citizen’s Theatre, which is benefiting from a share of the Foundation’s £1,154,542 funding pot.


09/02/2016

ScottishPower Foundation announces fourteen new Masters Scholarships for UK Graduates

The ScottishPower Foundation has today announced 14 new post-graduate energy and environment scholarship grants in the UK for the 2016/17 academic year. The UK programme will work in partnership with its Spanish equivalent, the Fundación IBERDROLA, in Spain to offer 24 scholarship places in the UK in total and 130 places worldwide.


16/12/2015

Wigtown Avengers Winners Assemble

Today (Wednesday, 16 December), the ScottishPower Foundation announced the three winners of Comic Generation, its comic drawing competition for young people in Dumfries and Galloway.


23/11/2015

National Library of Wales displays Turner Masterpiece at local school

Today, 23 November 2015, pupils at Coed Eva Primary School, Cwmbran were curators of a world famous masterpiece in a National Library of Wales project funded by ScottishPower Foundation as part of the Welsh Government Fusion Programme, tackling poverty through culture.


19/10/2015

ScottishPower Foundation Awards £30,000 To Four UK Charities

Four charitable projects from across the UK have been recognised at the ScottishPower Foundation Awards which took place in Aberystwyth last week, Thursday 15 October 2015, winning a further £7,500 to enhance the highly valuable services which they currently provides in their local communities.


15/09/2015

ScottishPower Foundation Energises A New Comic Generation At Wigtown Book Festival

The ScottishPower Foundation, sponsor of the Wigtown Book Festival, is energising creative 15- to 25-year-olds in Dumfries & Galloway, in a challenge to develop a new comic book superhero.


14/08/2015

It’s Your Neighbourhood projects showcase their ‘One Small Step’ to clean up and green up

Two Glasgow community groups took the opportunity today, 14 August 2015, to show what a difference their projects are making to people who live and visit the places they care for.


13/08/2015

ScottishPower Foundation Donation to Hospice Foundation Appeal

ScottishPower Foundation are making generous donation to the Prince and Princess of Wales Foundations Appeal. The appeal aims to raise £330k to start the work to lay the foundations for the new Hospice in Bellahouston Park.


26/07/2015

Medieval Wales brought vividly to life for pupils thanks to National Library Outreach Project

Princes, plotting and power struggles in medieval Wales have been brought vividly to life for schoolchildren in mid Wales thanks to a National Library of Wales Outreach Education Project marking this year’s Montgomeryshire and the Marches National Eisteddfod.


12/06/2015

Vulnerable Young People Complete Journey Of A Lifetime

This week, 40 young people from across Scotland will receive new qualifications and awards from taking part in a personal development programme that has helped them turn their lives around.


09/06/2015

Edinburgh Pupils Get Unique Glimpse Into The World Of Science & Engineering

Today, children from Currie Community High School in Edinburgh spent a day in the life of scientists and engineers, at the National Museum of Scotland, as part of the Get Energised programme.


03/06/2015

Northern Lights, supported by the ScottishPower Foundation, receives Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services

Buckingham Palace this week announced that Northern Lights, based on the Wirral, was to become the recipient of the Queens Award for Voluntary Services (QAVS) for 2015.


02/06/2015

ScottishPower Pipe Band marks its 26th Anniversary with the launch of its new album "Live"

As one of the top six Pipe Band’s in the World, the ScottishPower Pipe Band is celebrating 26 years of global success by releasing a new album which features a selection from the band’s current repertoire.


01/06/2015

Work skills for Glasgow pupils through Outward Bound Trust and ScottishPower Foundation

School children from Glasgow have taken part in a week-long adventure at Outward Bound’s Loch Eil Centre near Fort William, thanks to a project funded by the ScottishPower Foundation.


22/05/2015

ScottishPower Foundation partners with Music in Hospitals Scotland

ScottishPower Foundation has today announced a new partnership with Scottish charity, Music in Hospitals Scotland, which offers high quality live musical performances to people living in care.


19/05/2015

Charity opens up coastal route in North Wales to local community

Llŷn based charity, O Ddrws i Ddrws, has today announced the expansion of its local community transport programme, thanks to funding from the ScottishPower Foundation.


12/05/2015

RSPB Scotland Abernethy celebrates tree nursery opening

RSPB Scotland marked an important stage in its visionary forest expansion project at Abernethy with the opening of a native tree nursery on the reserve.


07/05/2015

Sight loss charities team up with ScottishPower Foundation to provide employment support

Workshops to help job seekers, who are blind or partially sighted, to develop skills needed to gain or retain employment have been launched by sight loss charities RNIB and Action for Blind People, thanks to the ScottishPower Foundation.


04/05/2015

ScottishPower Foundation Launches Literacy Initiative

Primary schools across Scotland are being offered the opportunity to create their dream library, thanks to Library Energiser. The initiative, created by the ScottishPower Foundation as part of its sponsorship of the Edinburgh International Book Festival.


01/04/2015

Call For Environmental Projects To Step Forward

Keep Scotland Beautiful is launching a call for community groups and projects from all over Scotland to take part in the ground-breaking 'It’s Your Neighbourhood (IYN)' initiative.


27/03/2015

Drama project helps reduce youth crime in Wales

ScottishPower Foundation, Clwyd Theatr Cymru and Police Community Trust deliver session to over 1,000 young people to deter them from crime.


02/02/2015

Foundation Scholarships Open For Energy & Environment Students In The UK

The ScottishPower Foundation, in partnership with its Spanish equivalent Fundacion IBERDROLA, has today announced 17 new post-graduate scholarship grants in the UK for the 2015/16 academic year.


09/01/2015

Pupils aim high for their future with support from ScottishPower Foundation

Earlier this month the Children’s University Scotland, funded by the ScottishPower Foundation, held it first east of Scotland graduation ceremony at Queen Margaret University, to honour the success of 60 school pupils from across East Lothian.


18/12/2014

Kirkcudbright Pupil Wins ScottishPower Foundation Comic Generation Competition

Kirkcudbright pupil Josie Oliver, was today presented with an early Christmas present by ScottishPower’s Group Sponsorship Manager, Heather McDonald thanks to her creation of superhero Vanquish.


11/11/2014

Young Glaswegians shine at Awards night

500 young Glaswegians celebrate receiving their Duke of Edinburgh's Awards at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Monday 10 November 2014.


23/10/2014

Scottish Schools Get Energised With National Museums Scotland

ScottishPower Foundation funded initiative gives pupils hands-on workshops in science and engineering.


18/09/2014

ScottishPower Foundation Energises A New Comic Generation At Wigtown Book Festival

The ScottishPower Foundation, sponsor of the Wigtown Book Festival, is energising creative 15- to 25-year-olds in Dumfries & Galloway, in a challenge to develop a new comic book superhero.


18/09/2014

Four Projects Take Home Awards At First ScottishPower Foundation Awards

Four projects across the UK have been recognised at the inaugural ScottishPower Foundation Awards which took place earlier this month at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.


22/08/2014

Scotland's Schools Set For Library Energiser

ScottishPower Foundation will celebrate its partnership with Edinburgh International Book Festival this week by launching Library Energiser, a brand new initiative giving primary schools in Glasgow, Edinburgh and the Lothians the opportunity to improve their reading provisions with a £2,000 investment and their very own book festival.


10/07/2014

ScottishPower Foundation & Paul Brannigan "Progrez" the career paths of young Glaswegians

From Barrowfield Boy to BAFTA BRIT winner, Paul Brannigan helped 20 young people to follow in his footsteps and create their own path to success through a unique training opportunity using the power of drama and sport.


04/07/2014

Glasgow Pupils Go For Gold At Duke Of Edinburgh Awards

Five young people from Hyndland Secondary School in Glasgow visited the Palace of Holyrood House to collect their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards having been supported every step of the way by the ScottishPower Foundation.


04/07/2014

Official Opening Of New Dylan Thomas Exhibition

A major new multi-media exhibition, celebrating the birth of iconic Welsh literary figure Dylan Thomas, was officially opened at the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth on Saturday 28 June by the author’s granddaughter.


25/03/2014

ScottishPower Foundation and Outward Bound Trust deliver ‘Skills for Scotland’s Future’

Young people from Glasgow took part in a week-long adventure at Outward Bound’s Loch Eil Centre near Fort William recently, thanks to a project funded by the ScottishPower Foundation.


17/03/2014

Young people in Liverpool, Knowsley and the Wirral go for DofE Gold

ScottishPower Foundation and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) have announced a continued partnership to enable more young people (aged 14–24) in Liverpool, Knowsley and the Wirral to start their DofE journey and benefit from the unique employability, social and personal development opportunities it brings.


04/02/2014

ScottishPower Foundation Scholarships Open For Energy & Environment Students In The UK

The ScottishPower Foundation, in partnership with its Spanish equivalent Fundacion IBERDROLA, has today announced 17 new post-graduate scholarship grants for the 2014/15 academic year.


01/10/2013

ScottishPower Foundation Trustee Meeting

The ScottishPower Foundation Trustees met on 1st October, 2013 to review the 141 applications received for consideration for next year.


13/09/2013

Creative Writing Competition Calls On Writers Of The Future

The ScottishPower Foundation is searching for the school with the most creative minds in Scotland in a competition to celebrate its sponsorship of the Edinburgh International Book Festival.


12/09/2013

ScottishPower Foundation Gets Energised with National Museums Scotland

The ScottishPower Foundation has today announced a new partnership with National Museums Scotland bringing a programme of exciting science and engineering activity to secondary school pupils across Scotland.


18/06/2013

Glasgow School Pupils Launch New ScottishPower Foundation

A new charitable foundation from ScottishPower, established to reinforce the energy company’s commitment to charitable work throughout Britain, was launched in Glasgow today (Tuesday 18 June).

 

 

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