The Wood Foundation

Volunteering Overseas


The Wood Foundation supports organisations and individuals with funding to provide life changing and development experiences for young people in North-East of Scotland to volunteer overseas.


Decisions on what will be funded are decided by The Wood Foundation and before application you should know whether you fit in with the following requirements:


  • Group/individual is local to the North/North East of Scotland
  • Taking part in a project that builds capacity of the community the person/group is looking to visit, without displacement of local employment or business locally
  • Plans to share experience and learning on return
  • Travelling with an approved sending organisation (VSO, Project Trust, Raleigh International, Lattitude, SPW, Universities, or a charity/non-profit making organisation


For individual or group application forms please contact:


t: 01224 619831