Sportsmans Charity, Edinburgh, Scotland

About the Sportsman's Charity

Chris Paterson kicks

The purpose of The Sportsman’s Charity is, in partnership with individuals, charities and the corporate sector, to generate funds for distribution for charitable purposes.

In 1983, founders David MacLean, John Frame and Andrew Cubie wished to provide the same opportunities for others which they had enjoyed as sportsmen during in their careers.

From the £1,800 raised in that first year, The Sportsman’s Charity has since distributed over £2.8m.

As well as supporting some of the larger established charities, The Sportsman’s Charity takes a special interest in smaller organisations for which a modest donation can make all the difference.

There are many ways you can support The Sportsman’s Charity including partnering with us or making donations.

To find out more, go to our Supporters page, or contact Harry Richmond at

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Photo galleries available for 2017 events :-

Halloween SCREAM Ball
The Sportsman's Charity Golf Classic
The Sportsman's Charity Dinner

2017 Charity Dinner

The very successful Sportsman’s Charity Dinner 2017 was held at Prestonfield on Friday 3rd February 2017 on the eve of the Scotland v Ireland 6 Nations match, the main sponsor being Scotia Security Group.

The dinner raised over £60,000. This allowed us to support both our featured charities, Drum Riding for the Disabled Edinburgh and Ocean Youth Trust Scotland along with many other charities.

For photos and more details of this event please look at the report in the Events section.