Willie Davidson 75th Anniversary Fund

Willie Davidson 75th Anniversary Fund

Charity Number: SC045145

The Willie Davidson 75th Anniversary Fund, setup to commemorate 75 years of SAYFC, and remember the associations late Vice President Willie Davidson, will support members through the development of their clubs and districts.


Applications should meet one or more of the following objectives:

  • To advance the education and training of young people within the Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs in agriculture, country life, home craft, citizenship skills and related subjects.
  • To provide assistance to help promote and develop farm safety initiatives through increased awareness;
  • To provide and promote the provision of facilities and activities for recreation and other leisure time occupations, which will advance their personal development as responsible individuals and active citizens.
  • To provide assistance to prospective new clubs being formed, and the continuous encouragement and development of existing clubs

Who Can Apply

  • Any club or district affiliated to SAYFC
  • A club in the process of forming
  • An individual SAYFC member who’s application will benefit the wider SAYFC community
  • There is no limit to how many applications a club or district can submit
The Willie Davidson 75th Anniversary Fund

What Can You Apply For?

Applications can be received for a variety of items to benefit your club and/or its members. Health and safety, wellbeing and safety training will be supported.  Some examples are below:

  • Hi-Viz Jackets etc
  • Member Training – Mental Health First Aid, First Aid, Quad Bike etc
  • Other items to benefit clubs – Sports equipment, Club PR etc

If you have an idea but are not sure if it fits the criteria please just ask by emailing Secretary, Laura Geyer (nee Ritchie) on  wd75f@aol.co.uk who will be happy to advise!

These will be reviewed on a case by case basis by a panel of past and current SAYFC members representing National Council and all three regions (North, East and West).

Funding will not be awarded for:

  • events that take place before the date of the trustee meeting
  • items that have already been purchased
  • club tops / rugby shirts / hoodies for members
  • international travel – please refer to the International section for support available.

How to Apply

  • Note: If you are awarded funding it is likely to be a contribution to the cost not the full sum so please consider how you might raise the outstanding balance before submitting an application.
  • Applications that do not include quotes to support the budgeted costs may be rejected.

Application Deadlines are: 

30th April and the 31st October

Applications will be reviewed within six weeks of the deadline date.

More Information

For more information contact Laura Geyer (nee Ritchie), WD75th Fund Secretary by email: wd75f@aol.co.uk