South Kintyre Development Trust (SKDT) is a community anchor organisation, delivering several substantial projects. It is a registered charity led by a board of volunteers with wide ranging skills and experience who all live in the South Kintyre community and want to make a difference!

​SKDT supports REAL and LASTING change.

Our Vision:

The trust works towards financial sustainability, ensuring resources are in place to deliver agreed community needs and deliver community development opportunities.

Our Mission:

To be influential in developing South Kintyre as a vibrant and strong community working with partners both in the third sector and public bodies. To achieve this, the Trust will: take cognisance of community consultations and, with partners, prioritise action within available resources; provide a base for the dissemination of information and support for third sector organisations; identify improvements to the infrastructure and built environment; encourage renewable energy projects in the area; be a high profile facilitator working towards making South Kintyre a good place to live.

If you live in the South Kintyre area (South of Clachan) and are over the age of 18 you can help us by joining the development trust. It’s only £1 for membership and you will be updated with information about the Trust’s activities, including our AGM and other members’ events, via newsletters, e-mails or post if you prefer. You will be able to vote on matters the trust are involved in. Download a membership form below:

Download Membership Form.

SKDT also has volunteer opportunities. This is an chance to broaden your knowledge, use your skills and experience to help make your community a better place! If you would like to find out more about the Trust’s work, have ideas about projects you would like us to support, or would like to get involved in other ways, please get in touch – details are on our contact us page.