The St Andrews Community Trust was established through an agreement between the Community Council of St Andrews and St Andrews Links Trust . The purpose of the Trust is to distribute funds generated through the protection and trademark of the Town Crest of the Royal Burgh of St Andrews.
The Trust is administered by seven directors. The two Partner Directors appointed by St Andrews Community Council are Dr Gordon Shepherd and Mr Howard Greenwell. Mrs Irene Morrison is the Partner Director appointed by St Andrews Links Trust and Mr Dominic Nolan is the Partner Director appointed by Fife Council. The three Co-opted Directors are Mrs Margaret Lees, Mr Henry Paul and Mr Arthur Griffiths.
Funds will be allocated to clubs, charitable organisations and good causes in and around the town. The board of Trustees comprises of two members from the Royal Burgh of St Andrews Community Council, one member of Fife Council and a representative from St Andrews Links Trust. Three local resident trustee positions complete the board.
The Trust will consider donations to projects in the Operating Area being the area of the Royal Burgh of St Andrews Community Council and those contiguous community council areas surrounding St Andrews.