The John Mather Trust


Set up to benefit young people in the West of Scotland.

Welcome to the John Mather Trust website.

The John Mather Charitable Trust helps young people in the West of Scotland achieve their full potential by facilitating entry to a wide range of careers; from trades and engineering to the Arts.

The Trust has already supported well over 3,000 young people. The current list of beneficiary institutions can be found on the link below.

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Supported over 3,000 individuals


Helping young people in the West of Scotland, specifically to assist them in getting a foothold in a wide range of careers.

Case Study

Jay Cappernauld - John Mather Rising Star Award 2021

“As a composer at an early stage in my career, the timely support of the John Mather Trust has allowed me to work closely with the RSNO throughout Season 2021:22 as one of the composers in their Scotch Snaps series...

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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – Hardship Funding

The John Mather Charitable Trust has supported the students of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland for many years with hardship funding. During the lockdown and Scotland’s recovery...

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Ashley O'Rourke - Ayrshire College Student

The John Mather Trust supports students and alumni of Ayrshire College who have: learned a trade and gone into employment, started an apprenticeship or set up their own business. Many of those...

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