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Ewan Kirk with University of Glasgow

Trust launches project with University of Glasgow to improve children’s performance in STEM subjects

The Turner Kirk Trust is funding an innovative project at the University of Glasgow to make STEM fields more accessible to all.
Ewan Kirk, Founder of the Turner Kirk Trust

Understanding the mantra — Permission to Fail

Permission to Fail is a concept developed at the Turner Kirk Trust to encourage smart risk-taking, innovation, and learning, and to change how non-profit organisations view failure. This article discusses in depth what this mantra means for the Turner Kirk Trust.
One Child One Family project

One Child One Family project – four years on

In 2019, the Turner Kirk Trust provided a donation to Hope and Homes from Children, via the UBS Optimus Foundation, to support the One Child One Family project. The project piloted a child protection model in Gauteng, South Africa, with the goal of preventing family separation and orphanage-based care.
Turner Kirk Trust co-founding The Transform Collective

The Turner Kirk Trust supports a global child protection programme

The Turner Kirk Trust is co-funding The Transform Collective, a global child protection programme that aims to reduce the number of children in institutionalised care, in favour of family-based care.