Set up to promote the interests of the Ferguson family in their commitment to education, peace and development. Grants are available for charities and for individual students.
Grants for charities are on a match-funding basis, only, up to a maximum of 50%. Grants of less than £50,000 are assessed monthly. Grants over £50,000 are assessed bi-annually (usually March and September).
A maximum of 250 grants for students are made each year on a first come, first served basis. Students must be travelling with a recognised organisation on a gap-year. The grant size is £300.