Helping communities around Fife

Thirty local schools, community groups and charities serving thousands of people around the Kingdom benefited from donations of around £90,000 from Fife Ethylene Plant last year.

Image Lewis Robson, machinery apprentice.
  Lewis Robson, machinery apprentice.  
And it is now keen to hear from any local charities or groups who are planning projects to benefit their communities this year to see if it can help.

During 2022 FEP at Mossmorran donated the grant funding to schools for STEM equipment and projects, to local sports clubs for much-needed kit and to Fife charities to help vulnerable people in times of crisis.

It helped community based charities to ensure local children received gifts at Christmas and it is also helping to ensure that serving and retired members of the armed forces and their families will receive the support they need in the current challenging economic climate.

Over the past 12 months FEP has given £2000 to Andy’s Man Club, a suicide prevention charity which aims to end the stigma around men’s mental health, enabling it to buy five-a-side equipment.

It has given money to East Fife and Scooniehill Riding for the Disabled, helping children with additional support needs to build their confidence and enjoy the freedom of horse riding, and it also provided equipment for Kingdom Off-Road group to help with its various youth projects.

It donated to Benarty Children’s Gala to help cover costs of the event and Cowdenbeath Primary for books and play equipment.

The donations are all made through ExxonMobil’s schools’ and communities’ funding schemes and over the years the plant has given millions of pounds to worthy recipients.

Every year the company helps with both cash and kind donations and its staff also help through volunteering days, mentoring programmes and on-site fundraising projects.

Martin Burrell, Manager at FEP, said: “We are happy to be able to do what we can to help out in our local communities, be it through our link schools’ programme or community donations.

“We are always pleased to hear the difference it can make to these organisations and the people they serve.”

“We would encourage groups to get in touch to see if we are able to assist.”

If any group would like to apply for funding or help, they should contact Tom Antram, Communications Consultant at  giving a brief outline of the project they are seeking help with.