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We are Scotland

The National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA is a community of like-minded Americans committed to protecting the rich cultural heritage and unspoiled natural resources of Scotland. Since 2000, we have provided more than $7 million in funding for the essential work of Scotland’s largest conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland. Join us as we safeguard the Trust’s irreplaceable treasures for future generations.

How you can help

Priority Projects

The Foundation is actively raising funding for projects identified as priorities by the Trust. Read on for details about the challenges the Trust is facing and how you can help with these priority projects.

Grants to Scotland

Since 2000, The National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA has granted more than $7 million in funding to support programs of the National Trust for Scotland. Among some of the recent grants made to the Trust are structural repairs to the Robert Burns Monument, wildlife protection efforts on St. Kilda, and the acquisition of a historic object at Culloden.


Burns Monument

The Burns Monument, an iconic tribute and first memorial dedicated to the life and work of Robert Burns, is in need of vital structural repairs. The subject of the Foundation’s tremendously successful 2014 Annual Appeal, the Monument will benefit from donations made by hundreds of American donors.

Read More About This Success Story


Iona Shelter

Iona welcomes over 120,000 visitors annually, however the small island has few facilities to provide them with information or shelter. Funding from the Foundation will support the establishment of a welcome center for visitors to this iconic property.

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The Latest

Tartan Tales: Stories from Historic Scottish Houses

9 March 2016

Presented by Curt DiCamillo in Partnership with the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Thursday, April 21 6:00-7:30 pm

A Celebration of Scotland's Treasures

4 February 2016

Gala will honor Phyllis Logan, Downton Abbey's Mrs. Hughes, on Thursday, April 14, 2016

Successful Garden Restoration Campaign for Falkland Palace

3 February 2016

We have met an anonymous challenge to support the restoration of the historic Percy Cane-designed garden at Falkland Palace.

The Foundation is Celebrating its 15th Anniversary

27 November 2015

2015 marks the 15th year of grant making for the NTSUSA

Contact Details

45 School Street, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02108

Telephone: 617-227-7500
Fax: 617-227-4200


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