The Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow operates a number of charitable funds for a variety of purposes. The Benevolent Fund is constituted by Resolution of the Royal Faculty and the remaining Funds by trust deeds. The Trustees are the Dean and Council of the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow.
The Benevolent Fund and Caldwell Bequest Fund The purpose of these Funds is to provide grants to members of the Royal Faculty, past or present, and the spouses (now including civil partners) or dependants of such members whom the Council consider to be in need of assistance.
The Funds are open to applications from all who meet the eligibility criteria, whether working or retired. Grants can be paid singly or on a continuing basis. They may be made for a wide range of purposes including paying rent, mortgage repayments, Council Tax, the costs of house repairs, education and medical treatment.
The Royal Faculty and other Prize Funds The purpose of this Fund is to provide prizes in legal subjects including mooting at Glasgow, Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian Universities. It is an amalgamation of a number of smaller prize funds, namely – Royal Faculty Prize Fund, The Ross Bequest, The William Guthrie Prize Fund, Sheriff Balfour Prize Fund, The John Brown Douglas and Clementina Douglas Prize Fund, The Malcom Kerr Bursary, AA Hurry’s Trust, Sheriff Arthur H D Gillies Memorial Fund, The Walter Semple Memorial Fund and The Robert D Allison Prize Fund.