Three years on from the launch of the Community Action Fund, the Harbour is now providing financial support to a twenty one local charities and good causes, with total funding amounting to approximately £120,000 every year.
It is estimated that, in 2016, over 28,959 people in the City and Shire benefitted in some way from our sponsorship.
This Charity set up in the belief that children can gain huge social benefits by playing in a symphony orchestra. They use music making to foster confidence, teamwork, pride and aspiration in the children taking part – and across their wider community. Our sponsorship will help support employment of the highly- trained musicians who make this project possible.
Sponsorship contributed to refurbishmentof a hospital room each year, for three years.
Provide goods and services to those in deprived areas, including furniture, storage for those who have been evicted, food parcels and child safety items.
Provides diversionary sport and recreational activities to divert young people from anti-social behaviour
Small Community flat located in Seaton. Amongst other activities, provides weekly cookery and sewing classes as part of a life skills programme.
Not-for-profit organisation providing savings and affordable loans to individuals and charities. By borrowing and lending within their common bond, they keep the money raised from interest within the local community.
Publish a quarterly magazine that provides information to families that
have children with additional support needs, including benefits advice, accessibility advice or information on entertainment/activities that are
available for special needs children.
Promotes health and wellbeing through football, sport and community-based activities with both young and old. Activities include morning football sessions for children, disability football, over 65’s football, dementia-friendly activity programmes and drugs
Altens & Cove Community Centre Play Park. Opened in June 2015, with support from the Aberdeen Harbour Community Action Fund.
Creation of 3D model of River Dee and surrounding area for use in communicating information on natural flood management techniques
Public Park Facility Improvements
Sponsored IT classes for pensioners and activities for pre-school children.
Sponsorship of Employment Support Services.
Partial sponsorship of Dolphinwatch & Dolphin Education Programme.
Sponsored recruitment of Community Walking Group Co-ordinator.
Sponsored additional bed nights available at Clan Haven.
Partial sponsorship of Centre’s core funding. Seafarers’ Centre provides welfare services, practical advice, care and friendship to seafarers visiting Aberdeen Harbour.
Partially sponsored Fareshare.
Which involves taking food which would be discarded by supermarkets and supplying food banks.