Carnegie Trust Centenary

One hundred years ago, Andrew Carnegie founded the Carnegie UK Trust, based here in Dunfermline, to improve the well-being of people throughout Britain and Ireland.

The Trust will mark its centenary with a variety of events and projects including a book and short film charting its ground-breaking work over the years, a centenary website documenting this work and publicising upcoming commemorative events, and an online searchable archive. Read more of this post

S4M-05311: 2013 Centenary of the Carnegie UK Trust

That the Parliament commends the Carnegie UK Trust on 100 years of working to improve the lives and wellbeing of people throughout the UK and Ireland as it celebrates its centenary throughout 2013; understands that, since its founding by Andrew Carnegie, the Dunfermline-born businessman and philanthropist, the trust has awarded extensive grants, created and supported new organisations and commissioned many reports on major social issues; wishes the trust success with the range of events and projects that will mark its centenary, including a book and film charting the trust’s work, the launching of a centenary website and online searchable archive and the supporting of musical initiatives, and looks forward to welcoming the Carnegie UK Trust to the Parliament in October 2013 for the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.

Supported by: Graeme Dey, John Mason, Brian Adam, Bill Kidd, Kevin Stewart, John Finnie, Kenneth Gibson, Chic Brodie, David Torrance, Dave Thompson, Mike MacKenzie, Colin Beattie, Nigel Don, Colin Keir, Maureen Watt, Sandra White, Richard Lyle, Gil Paterson, Christine Graham, Fiona McLeod, Stuart McMillan, Claire Adamson

Date Lodged: 08/01/13

Enterprising New Survey from Carnegie UK Trust

A ground-breaking survey by Dunfermline-based Carnegie UK Trust into students’ attitudes to enterprise has been welcomed by Dunfermline MSP Bill Walker.

1,600 further education students aged 16-21 were quizzed, and the findings published in a study titled Enterprising Minds. Read more of this post