Funders, donors and partners

We are immensely grateful for the financial support we have received from a wide variety of organisations and individuals across the year. We are also privileged to have been able to work in partnership with all kinds of organisations across the city who share our goals of welcoming and supporting newcomers to Edinburgh. Thank you all!


  • Big Lottery
  • Castansa Trust
  • City of Edinburgh Council
  • Climate Challenge Fund
  • Garfield Weston Foundation
  • Robertson Trust
  • Scottish Government
  • Tudor Trust
  • Woodward Trust


Huge thanks to everyone who has handed in donations, contributed to fundraising events or contributed via our online Donate button.

We are also very grateful to White Stuff Leith for selecting the Welcoming as their charity partner this year.


  • Befriending Networks
  • Big Bike Revival
  • Bikes for Refugees
  • Bridgend Farmhouse
  • CCF Minority Ethnic Network
  • CEMVO (Council for Ethnic Minority Voluntary Sector Organisations)
  • Churches for Sanctuary
  • City of Edinburgh Council
  • City of Sanctuary Edinburgh
  • Code Your Future
  • Edinburgh City of Sanctuary
  • Edinburgh College
  • Edinburgh College of Art
  • Edinburgh Museums & Galleries
  • Edinburgh Napier University, School of Arts and Creative Industries
  • Edinburgh World Heritage
  • ELREC (Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council)
  • Faculty of Advocates
  • Festival City Volunteers
  • George Heriots School
  • Health in Mind
  • Home Energy Scotland
  • Jog Scotland
  • LinkNet
  • MYAdventure
  • NKS (Nari Kallyan Shangho)
  • New Scots Steering Group
  • Open Book Reading
  • Re-Act (Refugee Action Scotland)
  • Red Bridge Arts
  • Red Note Ensemble
  • Refugee Survival Trust
  • Remakery
  • Royal Lyceum Theatre
  • Saheliya
  • Saughton Park Restoration Project
  • Science Ceilidh
  • Social Bite
  • St Giles Cathedral Congregation
  • StreetReads
  • Street Soccer
  • Sudanese Community in Edinburgh
  • The Shrub
  • Written in Film
  • University of Edinburgh Community Education Programme
  • University of Edinburgh Mastercard Scholars Programme
  • University of Edinburgh Psychology Placement Project