Join us June 3-8, 2024 as we tour privately-owned gardens nurtured by the same families for centuries and enjoy special access to important houses, designed landscapes, and plant collections cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, Scotland’s largest conservation organization.
At The National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA, our new (fiscal) year begins on July 1. We’re delighted to share some of the successes that American donors like you made possible in fiscal year 2023 – including more than $530,000 granted to the National Trust for Scotland for its most urgent conservation priorities. Thank you.
On July 10, The National Trust for Scotland acquired the Treshnish Isles. These islands are an internationally significant seabird nesting site located in the Inner Hebrides, and their acquisition builds on decades of American support for the National Trust for Scotland’s conservation initiatives across the Hebrides and beyond.
Tartan-clad philanthropists assembled at the Metropolitan Club on April 20 to celebrate Scottish heritage, raising more than $350,000 to support the work of Scotland’s largest conservation charity. The National Trust for Scotland cares for more than 100 iconic places, including Culloden Battlefield, the islands of St Kilda and Iona, and Robert Burns’s birthplace.
American author Diana Gabaldon honored at New York City’s The Metropolitan Club on April 14 as the 2022 Great Scot. Gabaldon’s bestselling Outlander novels have brought the romance and drama of Scottish history to life for more than 50 million readers worldwide.
International tennis player and coach Judy Murray OBE will be recognized for her extraordinary contributions to Scottish sports and philanthropy at The National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA’s annual fundraising gala this April.
Last year, The National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA undertook a strategic planning process with input from our members and supporters at its heart. We are proud to announce our new vision for 2023 and beyond: Protecting Scotland’s heritage and natural beauty now and for generations to come.
NTSUSA staff member Emily Fitzsimmons embarked on one of our garden tours this past September. Traveling with NTSUSA members and several of our Trustees, the group traversed across Scotland for six days, exploring its cities, castles, and gardens.