Our Funders

In 2015 our funders were mainly local well-wishers and family members. Our support base has grown to embrace individuals, businesses, community groups and organisations across the UK and beyond.

Community fundraising

Community fundraising is very important – it generates donations while spreading the word about our work. We are always happy to speak to community groups (mainly in Scotland) and to promote fundraising events organised by our supporters. Contact us to arrange a talk

Regular donors

These are our core supporters, many of whom have been with us since the early days of the trust. Regular income is vital for our work as it helps us to pay the teachers, provide a meal a day at school for all the children, and make sure that the children in greatest need can get an education. Become a regular donor

Partners and ambassadors

We are lucky to have excellent partnerships with schools and community groups  who fundraise for us on a regular basis. The school partnerships extend beyond financial support, with letter exchanges helping to provide a real sense of connection between young people in Uganda and the UK.

We have a number of dedicated Uphill Ambassadors who are committed to spreading the word about our work.

Business Partnerships are very valuable and help can come in many forms: Providing services on a pro bono basis, making donations, providing raffle prizes, offering discounts and sponsoring events – there are many ways that a business can support the work that we do.

Please contact us if you would like to help!

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Our Partners

We would like to say a special thank you to these schools, the charities and businesses who have partnered with us and helped make significant progress towards our goals.

e-business promotion
st andrews clinics for children
dollar academy
queen victoria school
meeting needs
crosfields school
Souter Charitable Trust
North Curry Primary School supports The Uphill Trust
Rotary supports the uphill trust
St James's Place Charitable Foundation
Ashworth Charitable Trust
Pignatelli Foundation Grant
Eleanor Rathbone Charitable Trust
Hazel's Footprints Charitable Trust
BNI support for charities

“Your organisation goes above and beyond the call of duty. You represent all that is good, ethical and moral… your efforts are greatly appreciated.”

Partner school teacher (2017)

Community Groups & Organisations

In addition to the many individuals who support us, we would like to thank the following organisations, businesses and community groups for helping with our work.

  • BNP Paribas, Dundee
  • Hands of Light Tai Chi & Quigong
  • Kinross Parish Church Ladies Group
  • St James’ Church, Dollar
  • Belles and Bairns, Arbroath
  • Newport Primary School
  • Inner Wheel Club of North Fife
  • Dollar & Muckhart Churches Guild
  • Naughton Place Residents’ Group
  • Cupar Guides
  • Longforgan Women’s Guild
  • Craigiebank Ladies Group
  • Comrie Silver Circle
  • Inner Wheel Club of Kinross
  • Craigowl Primary School
  • WebMart Integrated Marketing Solutions
  • Arnold Clark Community Fund
  • Clackmannanshire Women in Business
  • Minuteman Press (Falkirk, Paisley, Coventry, Southampton, Hove)
  • Nate’s Creative Design Solutions
  • Dunblane Chamber Orchestra
  • North Fife Inner Wheel
  • Forth Valley East Trefoil Guild
  • Ardler Chuckles Group
  • Luthrie Afternoon Club
  • Wormit &v Balmerino Guild
  • St Paul’s Church, Kinross
  • Alloa Trefoil Guild
  • Tillicoultry Parish Church Thursday Club
  • Waitrose Stirling
  • Tayport Primary School
  • Common Grounds Charity Cafe
  • North Curry Community Cafe
  • Menziehill Ladies Fellowship Group
  • Dollar Women’s Group
  • Dundee Women’s Guild
  • Hillbank Dental Centre, Dundee
  • Logie & St John’s Cross Brownies
  • Abernethy Horticultural Society
  • St Andrews Musical Society
  • Gillfilan Guild
  • Trinity Church Ladies Circle
  • Scottish Rural Institute – Muckhart, Cleish, Fowlis & Liff, Dunduff
  • BNI TGI (Edinburgh)
  • BNI Wish You Were Here (Edinburgh)
  • White Tree Chiropractic Ltd
  • Foundation Apprenticeships Business Skills Group
  • Strathmartine Guild
  • North Fife Rotary Club
  • Cupar Rotary Club
  • Bridge of Allan & Dunblane Rotary Club
  • Cupar Rotary Club
  • Creating Eden Ltd
  • Kare Gardens Ltd
  • Portland Place School
  • Days for Girls – Moray
  • Dollar Parish Church
  • D C Thomson & Co Ltd
  • Scottish Episcopal Church Mission Association
  • Newport-on-Tay Parish Church
  • 1st Newport Brownies & Guides
  • Blackness Primary School
  • Home Abode, Arbroath
  • New Kirk, Broughty Ferry
  • St David’s High Kirk, Dundee
  • Fowlis & Liff Over 50’s Club
  • Monifieth Ladies Group
  • Netherton Moss Primary School
  • The Zuri Foundation
  • Marie Paterson Wellbeing
  • CJ Shukla Ltd
  • Learn and Walk for Life
  • Mirandus Accountants
  • Kilsyth Rotary Club
  • Secure Airparks, Edinburgh Airport
  • Kilrymont & St Andrews Rotary Club
  • Ardler Friendship Group
  • Luthrie Afternoon Club
  • Downfield Ladies Guild
  • Craigowl Nursery & Primary School
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