The Holiday Project would like to say a huge Thank You to the variety of Funders, Trust's, Businesses, Supporters and Individual donor's, who have helped us over the past 27 years. We wouldn't be able to operate without your kindness and generosity.


East Ayrshire Council - £17,820 - toward staff salaries for the 2 part time staff.

Weir Charitable Trust - £5,040 towards the running costs of one caravan.

East Ayrshire Health & Social Care Participatory Budget - £4,800 towards the running costs of one caravan. 


East Ayrshire Council - £17,820 - toward staff salaries for the 2 part time staff. 

Dr Guthrie's Association - £500 towards new decked area.

Line Dance Ladies Howard Centre Kilmarnock - £220.00 donation towards new decked area. 

Thank you to our service users who kindly donated their £30 breakage fee to the charity raising £360.


Baillie Gifford Trust - £3839 towards caravan running costs.

Health and Wellbeing - £10851 towards a new ramp for MG28 and caravan running costs.

Souter Charitable Trust - £1500 towards office rent.

John and Jillian Mullholland - £1000 for general running costs.

The Albert Hunt Trust - £2000 for caravan running costs.


Bank of Scotland Foundation donation of £12,500. The donation is a contribution to our aim of upgrading our disabled access caravan MG28, to a brand new caravan with improved interior facilities and design to meet the needs of our disabled service users. 

Children's Lottery Chance to Connect - £5,000 towards the replacement of our MG28 accessible caravan. 

Edward Gostling Foundation donation of £8,000 towards the replacement of our MG28 disabled access caravan. 

Robertson Trust £6,000 donation towards the running cost of 2 of our caravans. 

Saints & Sinners Club of Scotland £900 donation.

National Lottery Community Fund £4,942.00 towards the purchase of 2 new desktop computers, caravan running costs and rent. 

East Ayrshire Council Community Fund - £612 towards the purchase of 2 desk top computers, IT support, and Antivirus subscription.

Bruce Wake Charitable Trust - £3,000 towards the replacement of our MG28 accessible caravan. 

Clothworkers Foundation - £6,5000 towards the replacement of our MG28 accessible caravan. 

Arnold Clark Community Fund - £1,000 towards the cost of Entertainment Passes.


Scottish Childrens lottery donated £4000 towards caravan running costs.

Edward gostling Foundation donated £4038 so we could get decking for G14.

Corra Community Wellbeing Fund donated £2000

East Ayrshire Council Community Support Fund £3,215 to purchase Covid related equipment, protective items, additional cleaning items and Welcome Packs

Robertson Trust £6,000 towards site fee costs for 2 caravans. 


Our friends at Riccartion Line Dance group continue to support us and made another donation of £250.00.
Saints & Sinners Club of Scotland also continued to support The Holiday Project with another donation of £1,000.
The Rank Foundation donated £750 towards our caravan running costs.
Tesco Bags of Help - through the instore voting system we were delighted to have received £1,000 towards caravan running costs. 
Stafford Trust kindly donated £3,600 towards caravan running costs.
STV Children's Appeal continue to support us and donated £2,000.
Souter Charitable Trust continued their support by donating £1,000 towards our office running costs. 
Gc Gibson Charitable Trust donated £4000 towards caravan running costs.
Hugh Fraser Foundation funded us £3000 towards caravan running costs.
Robertson Trust - Wee Grants donated £18000 towards caravan running costs over 3 years.

The St.Marnocks Church have yet again supported the Holiday Project with a FANTASTIC donation of cleaning products! THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH! ?
WOW ? THANK YOU for the donation Stafford Trust (£3,600) and the Souter Trust (£1,000). Your kindness and generosity will ensure we can offer our service this season !
At the start of the year, I was asked to give a Presentation to the St. Marnocks Church Ladies Fellowship on the work of The Holiday Project. 
Following on from this we received a very generous donation of £250.00 that Margaret delivered to us last week, and one of the ladies present that evening also donated cleaning products. THANK YOU all VERY much for your kindness and generosity !!
A lovely chat with Councillor Jon Herd at the recent Family Fun Day in St. Josephs Academy. The Holiday Project would also like to thank Councillor Herd for the donation of £60.50. The donation was monies left over from a function at WG13.
We received a Lovely surprise during Xmas. THANK YOU to the Masonic Lodge of a donation of £50. It is very much appreciated ?

December 2018

Great way to end the year! 
?THANK YOU STV Children's Appeal for your £2,000 donation! ?
Morrison's Foundation recently donated £1,000 to The Holiday Project. Elaine met with Sharon Govan (Morrison's Community Champion) today to discuss how the donation will help our service. Morrison's support many local charities and organisations and we are delight and grateful to have received such a generous donation. Thank you to Sharon, Joanne (People's Manager), and Scott (Duty Manager) seen pictured with Elaine.
The office was closed briefly, as Elaine was invited by the lovely ladies at Riccarton Line Dance, to give a talk on The Holiday Project and collect the very generous donation of £300!!! This donation is very much appreciated, and we are truly grateful for the ladies support. Thank you again ladies!
THANK YOU to everyone who came to our first Quiz Night Fundraiser. ?With everyones generous support we raised
£240. 65!! ?
We are already discussing spending the money on new picnic benches. ?
Thank you to David Leggat for organizing the Quiz on our behalf, and to Maggie and Dolores for their help. Thanks to Brian, for use of the Blacks Bar. 
It was a good laugh and everyone seemed to have fun..... ??

Thank you to the Mickel Fund for their generous donation of £2,000. The application was to help part fund running costs of one caravan ?

29th March 2018

We got enough votes and received the £500 
? from the Participatory Budget to supply fresh fruit to our families. Met some amazing people from other great community organisations ... well done to everyone !
Grand Provincial Lodge

On Saturday 24th March, The Holiday Project collected a donation of £1,000 from the Grand Provincial Lodge of Ayrshire.
Thank you all very much for the donation, which will go a long way to help with our running costs!

In March 2018, East Ayrshire Grant's Committee agreed to continue funding The Holiday Project for the next 2 years


East Ayrshire Council  

Crerar Hotels

Awards For All                   

STV Appeal                                               

Hedley Foundation                                  

St James Place        

Garfield Weston Foundation                  

The Souter Charitable Trust                  

The Moffat Trust                                       

Councillor D Reid                                     

Warburtons - Families Matter               

Asda Carrier Bag Grant                         

Own Easter Raffle                                   

The Weir Charitable Trust                      

Saints and Sinners Club of Scotland

Lloyds TSB 

Jules Thorn Trust

Russell Trust 

Kilmarnock when You were a Kid 

Foundation Scotland                              

Free Spirit Church                                  

Customer Donation                             

Riccarton Line Dancing Group           

Charities Aid Foundation  

Rotary Club, Kilmarnock

ScotMid Community Grant



2017 The Holiday Project bought our first double glazed, central heated Caravan thanks to Crerar Hotels and Awards For All for there generous donation of £9,000 each to make this happen.


Bryce Weir from the Rotary Club, Kilmarnock presenting a donation of £200.00


Thank you very much Foundation Scotland for awarding us £1,512.00 to re-upholster MG8 and G14.  


The Holiday Project received a cheque from The Crerar Hotels Trust for the sum of £4066.00!  This amount has been awarded to help with the running cost of one of our four caravans for one year. Thank you very much Crerar Hotels it is very much appreciated and many families will benefit. 

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