Category Archives: Funding

Belle & Sebastian Back Botanics Hub Appeal

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Momentum is growing under the campaign to raise funds for the development of a Tree Hub in Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Glasgow based indie pop band Belle and Sebastian are yet another high profile name to voice their support for the campaign to raise £100,000 for the project. The appeal is aimed at the thousands of […]

Alan Cumming Backs Tree Hub Campaign

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Hollywood actor Alan Cumming has firmly planted his support behind the fundraising campaign to raise £100,000 for the development of a new Tree Hub in Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Launched this week by TV presenter and West Ender Cat Cubie, the public appeal is directly aimed at the thousands of local people who walk, run, cycle […]

Cat Cubie Launches Public Appeal to Raise Funds for Tree Hub

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Scottish TV presenter and columnist, Cat Cubie, has planted her support firmly behind a fundraising campaign to raise £100,000 for a Tree Hub project in Glasgow Botanic Gardens by launching the public appeal today. The Tree Hub will be an information point linking the city with other major tree collections throughout Scotland. The campaign is […]

The late Maureen Bell Bequest

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Maureen was a generous supporter of the Friends of the Botanic Gardens by making a major bequest to the Friends and we are currently developing the best way to utilise the funds. Committed to date is a 50% offer to the Gardens to restore/replace the last glasshouse requiring major work, as well as a £10,000 […]

National Tree Collections of Scotland (update June 2012)

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The Friends submitted a funding application to the Central Scotland Green Network/Forestry Commission Scotland to prepare a major project for the Gardens to promote the Tree Collections in the Gardens and also the wider specialised Tree Collections throughout Scotland. We are delighted to say that we have been awarded £23,000 to develop the project to early […]