Trefoil exists to support the development of children and young people with additional needs, to enable them to maximise their capabilities and achieve as much independence as possible.
Last year Trefoil awarded Lothian Disability Sport a grant of £5,000 to help make sport and exercise accessible to young people across Edinburgh and the Lothians.
In September 2017 Trefoil made a grant of £5,000 to Positive Realities, a local organisation which helps young people with additional needs to take part in activities around Edinburgh. This helped them to establish a new initiative, Social Hub.
At their recent board meeting the current Directors were pleased to welcome a new Trustee, Dennis Trueland, to the board of Trefoil.
Trefoil recently made a £1,000 award to Sporting Challenge, an organisation in Lancashire, which provides sports and leisure activities for people dealing with additional needs.
Earlier this year Trefoil supported the work of the Clowndoctors.
Trefoil is delighted to support Azeem Amir, a talented young footballer from Rochdale.
Lewis, from Darlington, took part in the 2017 Great North Run with the assistance of a Trefoil grant and completed the race in a fantastic time of two hours and four minutes.
Trefoil was proud to support a performance by Frozen Light Theatre during the Edinburgh Festival which was designed for people with additional needs.
Found Impressions. A short film about a brilliant art initiative delivered by Project Ability.
Mary-Jane from Glasgow spent 19 days enjoying the great outdoors in Scotland with the Outward Bound Trust.