Supporting the Project

The project is in partnership with

 We have also benefited from support, advice and feedback from experts at

The Shieling Project is based on the Struy Estate, where we are very fortunate to have the support of the Spencer-Nairn family and the award winning eco-tourism business Eagle Brae.

We are a social enterprise. The project is a not-for-profit organisation and our community impact is monitored on a yearly basis. That means we charge for our services but all that money goes into running the project. During our start-up phases we are relying also on funding and donations, so far we have gathered funding support from:

The Big Lottery Fund

Highland and Islands Enterprise

Heritage lottery fund

crerar hotels trust

Tesco has teamed up with greenspace scotland to launch its Bags of Help initiative in Scotland. The scheme will see three community groups and projects in each of these regions awarded grants of £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000 – all raised from the 5p bag charge. Bags of Help offers community groups and projects in each of Tesco’s regions across the UK a share of revenue generated from the five pence charge levied on single-use carrier bags. The public will now vote in store from 27 February until 6 March on who should receive the £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000 awards.

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Photos by the Shieling Project, Mhairi Baird, George Logan and David Powell