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Our charities

John Watson's Trust

John Watson's Trust was established by John Watson, a WS member in the 18th century.

Today the trust awards grants to children and young people who have additional support needs or are socially deprived, and to organisations providing services to such children and young people

For more information on how to obtain funding, please visit how to apply

The Signet Library Heritage Fund

The Signet Library Heritage Fund is a charitable fund which helps to raise and apply money for projects associated with preservation, maintenance and repair of the Signet Library’s historic building and unique collections.

All contributions are welcome. For further information, or a gift aid donation form, please contact Anna Bennett, The Signet Library Heritage Fund, Signet Library, Parliament Square, Edinburgh, EH1 1RF or email abennett@wssociety.co.uk.