Support Us

Give your greenspace the green light! Donate to ELGT and help re-connect people with their local greenspaces.

There really is no limit to what we can do, so help us do more…  Your gift to us today will help us do more for you tomorrow.

So, dig deep and donate securely online today or by text, simply choose the amount you want to give eg

  • To give £10: Text ELGT01 £10 to 70070


To re-connect your business to your local community and help make a difference at grass roots level (literally), find out more about ELGT’s flexible sponsorship schemes

How your donation makes a difference

We welcome all donations, whether large or small.  Your donation will be used where we need it most, unless you specify otherwise.  You can give us a one off payment or really make a difference with a monthly direct debit payment.

Donating by Post

To ELGT, Swanston Steading, 109/11 Swanston Road, Edinburgh EH10 7DS.

Gift Aid - If you pay tax then you can make any donation worth even more to ELGT.  For every £1 that you donate to us we can claim an extra 28p to help make the Lothian's a greener place to live and work. Gift Aid is a great scheme which gives a real boost to our donation income.

Please click here to download a Gift Aid form and return it to us with your donation. If you would like us to send you a hard copy, contact us on or 0131 4454025


You don’t have to be wealthy to leave a legacy; a gift of any size will make a difference.

By leaving a donation in your will, you will be helping safeguard the future of Edinburgh’s greenspaces.  Legacy forms are available, please contact us on if you would like to be sent one.

Publication scheme

Edinburgh & Lothians Greensapce Trust is covered by the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Under the Act, anyone can ask for information from us. We take part in the the Model Publication Scheme. The publication scheme shows what sort of information we hold and how you can get it. The scheme covers the period from April 2015 to end May 2019.

For those those wishing to make a request for information in paper form, please contact us.

The following documents are available as PDFs for download:

There are currently three open job vacancies with ELGT: we are looking for a Shale Trail Project Manager, a Finance & Office Manager and a Projects Officer. Please see below for more details on each role.

To apply for any of these vacancies, please download an application form and return to us by the date specified.



Part-time, 28 hours/week; £30,000 (pro rata); temporary contract to October 2020
Closing date: Monday 29 April, 5pm

We are looking to appoint a part-time Shale Trail Project Manager to oversee all aspects of development and delivery of the new Shale Trail project in West Lothian.

ELGT Job Advert Shale Trail Apr 2019
ELGT Shale Trail Project Manager Job Pack


Part-time, 30 hours/week; £28,000 (pro rata)
Closing date: Wednesday 1 May, 12noon

We are looking to appoint a new Finance & Office Manager to have responsibility for financial and accounting functions and to assist the Chief Executive in the smooth and efficient operation of the Trust.

ELGT Job Advert Finance Office Manager Apr 2019
ELGT Finance Office Manager Job Pack Apr 2019


Full-time, 35 hours/week; £25,000
Closing date: Wednesday 1 May, 12noon

We are looking to appoint a Projects Officer to assist the Project Programme Manager in the delivery and development of greenspace and other woodland and green network projects as part of the ELGT annual work programme.

ELGT Job Advert Projects Officer Apr 2019
ELGT Projects Officer Job Pack

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