Charitable Trusts

The Angus Council Charitable Trust provides support to vulnerable people in Angus and assists local groups or organisations with ongoing projects. 

The trustees are the 28 elected members of Angus Council. 

The trust is split into seven geographical areas, based on the council’s current ward boundaries (wards 6 and 7 are combined). 

Within each ward there are a number of different types of funds available:

Ward 1 Kirriemuir & Dean
Prevention/relief of poverty
Provision of recreational facilities/activities
Relief of those in need (general) 
Advancement of education
Advancement of citizenship /community
Advancement of arts, heritage, culture, science
Advancement of arts, heritage, culture, science (war memorials)

Ward 2 - Brechin & Edzell
Prevention/relief of poverty
Relief of those in need (St Drostan's Court)
Relief of those in need (general)
Advancement of education
Advancement of citizenship /community
Advancement of citizenship /community - Inglis Memorial Hall
Advancement of arts, heritage, culture, science
Advancement of arts, heritage, culture, science (war memorials)

Ward 3 - Forfar & District
Prevention /relief of poverty
Provision of recreational facilities /activities
Relief of those in need (The Gables)
Relief of those in need (general)
Advancement of education

Ward 4 - Monifieth & Sidlaw
Prevention /relief of poverty
Advancement of education

Ward 5 - Carnoustie & District
Prevention /relief of poverty
Provision of recreational facilities / activities
Relief of those in need (Kinloch Court)
Relief of those in need (general)
Advancement of citizenship /community
Advancement of arts, heritage, culture, science (war memorials)

Ward 6 & 7 - Arbroath East & Lunan and West & Letham
Prevention /relief of poverty
Relief of those in need (general)
Advancement of citizenship /community
Advancement of arts, heritage, culture, science

Ward 8 - Montrose & District
Prevention /relief of poverty
Relief of those in need (general)
Advancement of citizenship /community
Advancement of arts, heritage, culture, science (war memorials)

Angus-Wide
Relief of those in need
Advancement of education

To apply complete the individual application form or group application form and post back to us.

Alternatively you can email the form, with any attachments, to accesslawcommittee@angus.gov.uk.

Forms are also available from ACCESS offices and libraries.

You will be notified in writing of the trustees’ decision. The decision of the trustees is final. 

An application should only be made when all other forms of assistance have been exhausted.

Strangs Mortification provides assistance to people who are in need and live in Forfar.

To find out how we will use any personal information you give us please view our Angus Council Charitable Trust Privacy Notice.

The Trustees of Strangs Mortification are the councillors for the Forfar and District Ward.

Strangs Mortification provides assistance to people who are in need and live in Forfar through:

  • one-off grants for exceptional circumstances. Application forms are available from social workers, housing officers, tenancy support officers, welfare rights officers, doctors, health visitors and ministers, and must be approved by them. Grants can be awarded for items such as washing machines, cookers, carpets, beds and bedding
  • heating grants are available annually to people who qualify. Applications forms are available from July to mid-October with payment made in mid-December directly to the supplier such as Hydro Electric or British Gas

Anyone who has lived in Forfar for at least two years and is in receipt of housing benefit can apply for a grant. The trustees apply strict conditions when considering each application, and will advise people, in writing, if their application has been refused or granted.

For more information call ACCESSLine on 03452 777 778.

To find out how we will use any personal information you give us please view our Strangs Mortification Privacy Notice.