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Foundation Scotland

A Registered Charity based in Scotland

This organisation record is part of a group of linked records that describe a single organisation. The organisation is linked to 2 active records and 0 inactive records, from 2 data sources.

The best identifier for this organisation is GB-SC-SC022910 .
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Description

2.1 The Objects of the Foundation are specifically restricted to the charitable purposes contained in this Article 2. 2.2 The Objects to be undertaken in Scotland or elsewhere for which the Foundation is established are: 2.2.1 the advancement of citizenship or community development, to include rural and/or urban regeneration, the promotion of civic responsibility, volunteering, the voluntary sector and the effectiveness or efficiency of charities. 2.2.2 the prevention or relief of poverty. 2.2.3 the relief of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage. 2.2.4 the advancement of education. 2.2.5 the saving of lives. 2.2.6 the advancement of religion. 2.2.7 the advancement of health, to include the prevention or relief of sickness, disease or human suffering. 2.2.8 the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science. 2.2.9 the advancement of public participation in sport and in the provision of recreational facilities or the organisation of recreational facilities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended. 2.2.10 the advancement of human rights, conflict resolution or reconciliation. 2.2.11 the promotion of religious or racial harmony. 2.2.12 the promotion of equality and diversity. 2.2.13 the advancement of environmental protection or improvement. 2.2.14 the advancement of animal welfare. 2.2.15 any other purpose that may reasonably be regarded as analogous to any of the preceding purposes. and 2.2.16 any other purpose under section 7 of the Charities Act which is also regarded as a charitable purpose in relation to the application of the Taxes Acts

OSCR Charity number

SC022910

Registered

Postcode

EH8 8DL

Website

foundationscotland.org.uk

Latest income

£24,966,000 (on )

This organisation record is based on data from Office of Scottish Charity Regulator Charity Register Download published by Office of Scottish Charity Regulator.

Foundation Scotland

GB-SC-SC022910

Locations

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Registered Office in the UK

Foundation Scotland

GB-SC-SC022910

Linked records

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This organisation record is part of a group of linked records that describe a single organisation. The organisation is linked to 2 active records and 0 inactive records, from 2 data sources.

The best identifier for this organisation is GB-SC-SC022910 .
What is an organisation identifier?

An organisation identifier is a unique piece of text that definitively identifies an organisation.

Examples include charity numbers and company numbers.

Identifiers are usually assigned by an external body like a regulator.

Findthatcharity uses the Org ID scheme to create identifiers.

GB-SC gives the scheme for this identifier (Scottish Charity Register), while SC022910 is the identifier for this organisation within the scheme.

Foundation Scotland (this record)

Organisation record from Office of Scottish Charity Regulator
Last updated 2024-06-13

Foundation Scotland

Organisation record from Companies House
Last updated 2024-06-15

Foundation Scotland

GB-SC-SC022910

Themes and activities

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This organisation has been classified using different categories:

Activities (OSCR)

  • It makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations

Beneficiaries (OSCR)

  • No specific group, or for the benefit of the community
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies

Purposes (OSCR)

  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • The advancement of education
  • The advancement of religion
  • The advancement of health
  • The saving of lives
  • The advancement of citizenship or community development
  • The advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science
  • The advancement of public participation in sport
  • The provision of recreational facilities, or the organisation of recreational activities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended
  • The advancement of human rights, conflict resolution or reconciliation
  • The promotion of religious or racial harmony
  • The promotion of equality and diversity
  • The advancement of environmental protection or improvement
  • The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage
  • The advancement of animal welfare
  • Any other purpose that may reasonably be regarded as analogous to any of the preceding purposes

International Classification of Non-profit and Third Sector Organizations (ICNP/TSO)

ICNP/TSO categories have been automatically assigned from a machine learning model, as part of the UK Charity Classification project.

  • Grant-making foundations H10

UK Charity Activity Tags

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  • Animals AN
  • Arts AR
  • Beneficiary group BE » People with disabilities BE200
  • Charity and VCS support CV
  • Charity and VCS support CV » Umbrella bodies CV103
  • Charity and VCS support CV » Volunteering CV104
  • Economic and community development EC » Community development EC101
  • Economic and community development EC » Economic development EC102
  • Economic and community development EC » Rural and farming areas EC105
  • Economic and community development EC » Urban areas EC108
  • Education ED
  • Health HE
  • Heritage HR
  • Leisure LE » Recreation LE105
  • Leisure LE » Sports LE106
  • Religion RL
  • Religion RL » Religious activities RL300
  • Research RS » Science RS103
  • Saving of lives SL
  • Society SO » Citizenship SO101
  • Society SO » Conflict resolution SO102
  • Society SO » Equality and diversity SO104
  • Society SO » Human rights SO105
  • Society SO » Religious; racial or cross-border harmony SO107
  • Social welfare SW » Individual poverty SW105

Foundation Scotland

GB-SC-SC022910

Charity financial history

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Year ending Income (£) Spending (£)
1992-01-01 Registered as a charity
2018-03-31 13,771,000 11,245,000
2019-03-31 33,680,000 13,163,000
2020-03-31 13,247,000 12,133,000
2021-03-31 32,704,000 39,305,000
2022-03-31 33,311,000 19,497,000
2023-03-31 24,966,000 25,499,000
Income and Spending
Funds and Reserves

Data on funds and reserves are only available for financial years where the charity's income was more than £500,000.

Foundation Scotland

GB-SC-SC022910

Grants received

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Received 17 grants. Showing most recent 10 grants.

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Date Funder Amount awarded Description
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland £13,731 Grant to Foundation Scotland
LUND TRUST £250,000 To set up a fund for Fort WIlliam
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland £14,495 Grant to Foundation Scotland
UK Community Foundations
NET Coronavirus Appeal
£102,600 DCMS Big Night In COVID-19 Funding
UK Community Foundations
NET Coronavirus Appeal
£1,875,879 DCMS Big Night In COVID-19 Funding
William Grant Foundation £50,000
1 year
Coronavirus Response, Recovery, Resilience Fund
Apr 2020 to Apr 2021
UK Community Foundations
NET Coronavirus Appeal
£375,473 NET Coronavirus Appeal
UK Community Foundations
NET Coronavirus Appeal
£5,102,704 NET Coronavirus Appeal
William Grant Foundation £100,000
6 months
Coronavirus Response, Recovery & Resilience Fund
Mar 2020 to Sep 2020
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland £202 grant making in Scotland

Data source

Some grants data comes from funders who publish data using the 360Giving Data Standard. It was accessed using the 360Giving Datastore.

Foundation Scotland

GB-SC-SC022910

Grants made

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Published data showsthis funder made 15,653 grants between January 2010 and January 2024.

View this organisation's 360Giving published grants on GrantNav.

2024 41 grants £768,282
2023 1,265 grants £12,161,534
2022 1,063 grants £8,312,641
2021 1,355 grants £9,305,572
2020 2,476 grants £12,972,217
2019 1,225 grants £6,967,558
2018 1,152 grants £8,630,887
2017 1,110 grants £5,486,447
2016 1,084 grants £4,925,297
2015 1,057 grants £3,662,054
2014 792 grants £8,177,257
2013 732 grants £3,524,456
2012 868 grants £3,078,669
2011 771 grants £2,819,831
2010 662 grants £5,305,314

Data source

Some grants data comes from funders who publish data using the 360Giving Data Standard. It was accessed using the 360Giving Datastore.

Foundation Scotland

GB-SC-SC022910

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